July 10, 2019 user

SWCRF 37th Annual Golf Tournament and Dinner

Honoree Ann Liguori and Scott Vallary (Photo Credit: Charles Manley)

Honoree Ann Liguori and Scott Vallary (Photo Credit: Charles Manley)

Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation Honors Ann Liguori, Host & Golf Correspondent, WFAN & CBS Sports Radio at 37th Annual Golf Tournament and Dinner to Benefit Cancer Research

The Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation (SWCRF)honored Ann Liguori, Host & Golf Correspondent for WFAN & CBS Sports Radio and Founder of the Ann Liguori Foundation and Ann Liguori Productions, at its 37th Annual Golf Tournament and Dinner at the scenic Fresh Meadow Country Club in Lake Success, NY. Funds raised by the event supported SWCRF cancer research programs, including the SWCRF Partnership for Aging and Cancer Research, which studies the genetic, metabolic, and environmental factors that promote increased cancer incidence among people as they age. More than 100 golfers, supporters and special guests attended the tournament, auction and dinner, which raised more than $207,000 for groundbreaking cancer research.

Notable attendees included: Ann Liguori, Scott Vallary, Dr. Samuel Waxman, William T. Sullivan, Gary Jacob, Dennis Herman, Ari Zagdanski, Jeff Mann, Pat Jones, Mike Antonucci, Chris Suozzi, Benjamin Young, Dean Palin, Dr Burt Drayer, Michael Schatzberg, Christine McGuinnes, Brett Cooper, Mary Beth Ryan, and James Cosolito.

“It is a great pleasure to honor Ann Liguori at our golf benefit,” said Samuel Waxman, M.D., Founder and CEO of the SWCRF. “She is a leading figure in sports reporting who exemplifies the power of giving back particularly to cancer research. We are grateful for her enduring support and her dedication to finding a cure to this devastating disease.” The event’s Co-Chairs included Dennis Herman, Chairman & CEO of Beekman International Center, Ltd. and Gary Jacob, Executive VP of Glenwood Management. Committee members include Robert Eichler, Jeffrey Mann, Tony Shogren, Samuel Waxman, M.D., Ofer Yardeni and Ari Zagdanski.

Photo Credit: Charles Manley

EVENT SPONSORS:Douglas Elliman Real Estate, Gary Jacob, Kalikow Group, M&T Bank

PATRON SPONSORS: AmTrust Financial, Capital One, Ann Liguori

MEDIA SPONSOR:MANN Publications

IN-KIND SPONSORS: Five Iron Golf, Flying Point Surf School, Gimmie Golf, Beer Mug, Golf & Body, Greg Norman Collection, Heart of the Hunter, John Allen’s, John Varvatos, Ann Liguori, New York Islanders, New York Rangers, REKS, Round 4 Competition Putters, Schwartz & Company LLC, Stamina Pro, StayMarquis (Gift Bag), T Bar Steak and Lounge, Top Golf, Waxman Literary Agency

GREEN FLAG SPONSORS:Heritage Strategies LLC, Marc Rothschild, CRC Insurance Services of LI, Neil Miller, Wendy & Stephen Siegel, CBRE, Inc., York Restoration, Howard Lauber, Douglas Elliman, Signature Bank, Linda and Dennis Herman

GOLF CART SPONSORS: Arnold Gumowtiz, Ariel Lahmi, Bruce Azus, Affiliated Adjustment Group, Daniel & Brooke Zarkowsky, Harvey & Phyllis Sandler, Liberty Mechanical Contracters, M&T Bank, The Attilio & Beverly, Petrocelli Foundation, Borah Goldstein, Ram Sundaram, Goldman Sachs, Richard Horowitz, P&F Industries, Sean Flynn, New York Flooring, The Par Group

TEE & HOLE SIGN SPONSORS:Arnold S. Penner, Axel Stawski, Bernard Rosenblum, Bobby Mann, Bruce Cholst, Daniel Nolan, Paul Wein, MD, Edward Gordon, Frank Delucia, Fred Hallett, DJ Colby, Gary Malin, Citi Habitats, Harvey Kadden, Harvey Knopman, Isaac Beitner, MB Mechanical, Jesse Gottlieb, Larry Greenberg, Pearlgreen Corp., Lee & Pamela Charles, Linda Iannadci, Lizzy and Allen Kaplan, Marcus & Pollack, Moshe Vardi, Neil Miller, Pam Liebman, Corcoran Group, Protective Lining Crop., Steven & Marilyn Howard, Rachel Riftkind, Roger Blumencranz, Robert Rosenthal, Samuel Waxman MD and Marion Waxman, Wayne Bellet, William Handwerker, Yaron Rosenthal

About Ann Liguori

Ann Liguori is a polymath – a radio and television golf commentating phenomenon, President of Ann Liguori Productions and owner of Sports Innerview Radio & Television, an archive collection of interviews Ann did with sports legends and entertainment stars. She is the author of ‘A Passion for Golf: Celebrity Musings About the Game,’ (2007) available on amazon.com. In addition, Ann is a champion of charitable activity through her Ann Liguori Foundation, a 501c3 public charity with the mission to raise funds and awareness for not-for-profits that work in the field of cancer research, prevention and cancer care.

Ann, in creative collaboration with Holly Daniels Christensen and Dune Jewelry, debuted her “Hamptons Rope Collection” and Dune Golf items, using sand from your favorite beach or golf course, in beautiful, custom-made pieces: https://dunejewelry.com/collections/hamptons-long-island-rope-jewelry and www.dunegolf.com.

Ann, who’s covered Tiger Woods career from the beginning, broadcast for WFAN-NY and CBS Sports Radio Network from The Masters in April; from the PGA Championship at Bethpage in May; and from Pebble Beach during the U.S. Open Golf Championship, June 13-16, 2019. Her Sports Innerview Radio Show can be heard every Saturday morning from 9-10 AM EST on www.883wppb.org and on podcasts on audioboom.

For more information, please visit website http://annliguori.com/

Facebook:           AnnLiguori

Twitter:                @AnnLiguori

Instagram:          @theAnnLiguori

YouTube:             AnnLiguori

About Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation

The Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to curing and preventing cancer. The Foundation is a pioneer in cancer research and its mission is to eradicate cancer by funding cutting-edge research that identifies and corrects abnormal gene function that causes cancer. This research is the basis for developing minimally toxic treatments for patients. Through the Foundation’s collaborative group of world-class scientists, the Institute Without Walls, investigators share information and tools to speed the pace of cancer research. Since its inception in 1976, the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation has awarded approximately $100 million to support the work of more than 200 researchers across the globe.

For more information on SWCRF, visit: www.waxmancancer.org

Facebook:           WaxmanCancer

Instagram:           @waxmancancer Twitter:                @waxmancancer


Ann Liguori, Dr. Samuel Waxman


SWCRF Golf Committee William Sullivan, Dr. Samuel Waxman, Gary Jacob, Dennis Herman, Ari Zagdanski, and Jeff Mann


AmTrust Foursome Pat Jones, Mike Antonucci, Chris Suozzi, and Benjamin Young


Winning Foursome Jeff Mann, Dean Palin, Dr. Burt Drayer, and Michael Schatzberg


Christine McGuinnes, Brett Cooper, Mary Beth Ryan, and James Cosolito

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