BERKLEY, MI, June 7, 2010 – The Certified Restoration Drycleaning Network (CRDN) has signed on as a major sponsor of the Collegiate Players Tour, a summer-long golf competition beginning this week for college-age men and women across the United States.
CRDN’s sponsorship includes national financial support as
well as local involvement in nine states: Texas, Alabama, Ohio,
Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Louisiana, Georgia, New York and Oklahoma.
Following tour stops in 11 cities, the CPT culminates with the national
championship in the Dallas/Fort Worth area August 16-19.
“We are pleased to support these young men and women
who excel as students and as athletes,” said Chip Bifano, CRDN’s
President. “We also are very proud of our local Partners who have
committed to being involved with the events in their communities,” Bifano
“The Collegiate Players Tour sincerely appreciates the
support and involvement of CRDN,” said Barry Rodenhaver, Executive Director of
the CPT. “With organizations like CRDN stepping up and sponsoring our
tour, we are looking forward to providing a competitive and rewarding tour for
these young people, as well as support for area non-profits. In fact,
over the years, the CPT has raised more than $1.5 million for local charities.”
While the objective of the CPT is to provide experience and
generate confidence among college players, at least eight CPT participants have
gone on to play on the pro tour. More than 350 colleges and universities
are represented at the CPT each year. Starting its 17th year,
the Collegiate Players Tour is sanctioned by the Golf Coaches Association of
America and the National Golf Coaches Association. For more information
on CPT, visit www.collegiateplayerstour.com.