The Barclays is proud to announce that the 2015 event, played at Plainfield Country Club in Edison, N.J., raised a grand total of $1.3 million for New York/New Jersey Metropolitan-area charities. With the addition, the tournament has donated more than $44.8 million to community charities since 1967.
“We are extremely proud to be able to give back to the communities in which we play,” Executive Director of The Barclays, Peter Mele, said. “The Barclays is committed to not only putting on a world class event, but also to giving back to the New York / New Jersey Metropolitan area by providing local charities with vital donations.”
The Barclays has provided charitable contributions to a variety of charities in recent years, including The First Tee of Metropolitan New York, Tackle Kids Cancer and the American Red Cross of Northern New Jersey, among others.