Autism MX Golf TournamentThursday, November 29, 2012 | 1:05 PM
Motocross Community Golfs to help Children with Autism
TEMECULA, Calif. — Monster Energy Drink and Fox Racing are two major sponsors teaming up with professional motocross athletes to support a charity golf tournament to benefit children with autism held Dec. 10, at Legends Golf Club.
“This event will help our organization provide children in the community who have autism an opportunity to get on a dirt bike or quad and enjoy the riding experience at our day camps,” says Mathew Dalton, founder of The Autism MX Project. “We invite golfers of all levels to take part in the holiday spirit by supporting the tournament and our charity.”
The golf tournament features many prominent motocross athletes, including RCH’s Broc Tickle, JDR’s Nathan Ramsey, FMX gold medalist Matt Buyten, Metal Mulisha’s Jimmy Fitzpatrick, Red Bull’s Robbie Maddison, FMX icon Jeremy Twitch Stenberg and motocross veteran Kyle Lewis.
Tournament play will begin at 8 a.m. with a shotgun start. Registration is $120 per person or $400 per foursome. Course tee or hole sponsorships are still available for $250, as well as silent auction and raffle product donations. Please inquire through email at [email protected] to register or to contact for sponsorship. Proceeds will help fund local day camps for children with autism through The Autism MX Project.
Tournament prizes will be awarded for first and second place, longest drive and closest-to-the-pin, including a $10,000 hole-in-one grand prize. Other event sponsors include GoPro, Paradise Chevrolet, Quaid Harley-Davidson, Temecula Motorsports, Ponte Winery and Autism Cares.
About The Autism MX Project
The Autism MX Project is a nonprofit organization in Southern California that focuses on helping children with autism experience motocross. The organization hosts several day camps each year at local racetracks to provide a comfortable atmosphere and controlled environment for children to ride dirt bikes and quads. It also sponsors more than 40 local amateur and professional motocross racers each year to fulfill its mission of raising autism awareness within the motocross community.
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