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Kansas City Business Leaders Tee Up for Sold-Out KVC Health Systems’ Charity Golf Tournament

Over 160 representatives from leading Kansas City area companies will spend August 24 perfecting their golf game for a great cause at the KVC Health Systems’ Kids Classic Golf Tournament at The National Golf Club of Kansas City in Parkville, Mo. The event raises funds for children and families involved in the child welfare system, including thousands of youth who have experienced abuse and neglect and are in caring KVC foster families. Participants will enjoy rare access to the typically members-only Tom Watson signature golf course. Learn more at

Susan and Scott Asner are the title sponsors and tournament chairs for the 14th consecutive year. Corporate sponsors include Holmes Murphy, IMA, KC Magazine, Netsmart, Bank of Blue Valley, Enterprise, Garmin, JE Dunn, Regents Flooring Company and Treat America. Full list of sponsors below.

Twenty teams will play a morning flight beginning at 8:00 a.m. and 20 additional teams will play an afternoon flight at 1:00 p.m. Golfers will enjoy 18 holes of golf, a golf cart, golf shirt, lunch, cocktails/appetizers, gifts and prizes. Games will be set up throughout the course to help golfers improve their scores.

As a special treat this year, participants will enjoy seeing professional golf entertainer Patrick J. Cocherl III, better known as “Paddy Whack.” Paddy is famous for his one-of-a-kind brand of trick shots, powerful long drives and imitations of Hollywood actors and characters. Each flight of golfers will see a brief Paddy Whack show and have a chance to get assistance from Paddy on the golf course. Learn more at

Golfers will also have a chance to enter a drawing to drive a 2016 Mercedes C300W4 for one year. More information on the drawing is at

Sponsorships and individual and team registrations for the golf tournament are sold out. Stay tuned for photos from the tournament and total funds raised at

Tournament Chairs and Title Sponsor

Scott and Susan Asner

Tournament Sponsors

Holmes Murphy |
KC Magazine |
Netsmart |

Corporate Sponsors

Bank of Blue Valley |
JE Dunn Construction |
Enterprise Fleet Management |
Regents Flooring Co. |
Garmin |
Treat America Food Services |

Other Sponsors

American Family Insurance – Nicole L. Feltz Agency |
Validity Screening Solutions |
Richard Webdell, Bukaty Financial Services |
Philadelphia Insurance Companies |
Darol Rodrock Foundation |
United Heartland |
Aon |
Burke Travel, Inc. |
Cleaning Up, LLC |
Lathrop & Gage, LLP |
Olathe Health System |
Nestle |
Pepsi |
Rouse Hendricks German May PC |
Ryan Lilja & Family, former Kansas City Chiefs player
Stucky & Fields, LLC |
Tyson |
Zipco Contracting, Inc. |

About KVC Health Systems, Inc.

KVC Health Systems, headquartered in the greater Kansas City area, is a private, nonprofit 501(c)3 organization that enriches and enhances the lives of over 50,000 children and families each year by providing medical and behavioral healthcare, social services, and education. KVC’s diverse continuum of services includes foster care, adoption, in-home family therapy, behavioral healthcare, substance abuse treatment, and children’s psychiatric hospitals. KVC cares for more than half of all children and families involved in the Kansas child welfare system and thousands more children and families in four other states. Learn more at