Golf Tourney To Benefit RiderDown Foundation Kicks off GNCC Race

June 23, 2009 3:57pm
SNOWSHOE, W. Va. -- Racer Productions and RiderDown Foundation announced today that they are sponsoring a golf tournament on Friday, June 26th at the world-renowned Raven Golf Club at Snowshoe Mountain. The tournament, which benefits the RiderDown Foundation, is part of the GNCC weekend at Snowshoe Mountain, which is scheduled for Saturday, June 27 and Sunday, June 28.

"We're pleased to be able to help support the RiderDown Foundation during the Snowshoe weekend," said Event Director Tim Cotter. “RiderDown's diligent work has helped many racers and their families recover from injuries and associated medical costs. We've already had several riders and team managers register for the event," added Cotter. "The event will certainly be an appropriate way to kick off the weekend of racing at Snowshoe."

Adding to the excitement this year will be the potential bonus of a $10,000 cash prize for a hole in one as well as several other prizes like a trip for two to Disney World, a set of golf clubs and a Golf and Gambling package at Foxwoods Resort Casino! is sponsoring the added incentives in support of RiderDown and its efforts to assist injured riders.

“This will be the third year that RiderDown has been the beneficiary of this charity event and we are truly grateful to everyone involved,” says RiderDown President, Bruce Vermeulen. “A special thanks goes out to the entire crew at Racer Productions for their continued support and assistance with this event. The Passion Tour, which is a joint effort between Racer Productions and the RiderDown Foundation, continues to benefit the entire off road riding and racing community! We also want to thank Tim Clark of as well as all the other sponsors and team players that make this golf tournament a success!”

The Raven Golf Club features one of the top-20 courses in the United States and has received accolades from well-known golfing and travel publications. The picturesque course is nestled in the mountains surrounding the Snowshoe Resort and features plenty of elevation change, elevated tee boxes and much more. For more information please visit the pro shop at the Raven Golf Club.

About RiderDown Foundation:
RiderDown Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping responsible off road motorcyclists and ATV racers who have been injured while riding. Proceeds are used to provide assistance to the riders and their families when faced with medical expenses and related issues. For more information, please visit