The 2nd Annual Hank Baskett Classic presented by bebe was recently held at Trump National Golf Club, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA and supported Bonnie J. Addario and the Lung Cancer Foundation (LCF).
A VIP Welcome Reception was held on the evening of Thursday, May 16, 2013. Sponsors, VIP donors and celebrities attended the invitation-only event on the outdoor terrace of the Terranea Resort and Spa, overlooking the Pacific Ocean.
The Hank Baskett Classic Golf Tournament took place at Trump National Golf Club on Friday, May 17, 2013. The day featured a lunch and shotgun start with more than 120 golfers on the course. An awards banquet followed where Hank presented this year’s Hank Baskett Sr, Spirit Award to Dr. Ross Camidge. Dr. Camidge is credited with successfully treating Hank’s father after meeting him through the Lung Cancer Foundation.
Founded in 2006, LCF has raised over $10 million for Lung Cancer research, patient services and awareness. Their goal is to turn Lung Cancer into a manageable disease through efforts focused on early detection, genetic testing, drug discovery and patient-focused outcomes. The Hank Baskett Classic, through the support of Hank Baskett III, aims to raise money for people of all ages affected by this life-threatening disease. Proceeds will benefit LCF to help increase survival rates of people affected by the #1 cancer killer.