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Xtreme Couture G.I. Golf Tournament

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Few individuals, if any, are tougher as compared to Randy Couture. In the end, the specialist mixed martial designer, recognized as the actual "Natural," is the only five-time winner in the reputation his sports activity, and he provides held Mma titles in two different weight divisions.

But Couture will be the first to tell you he has got absolutely nothing on what several U.S. troops have gone through within Iraq and Afghanistan, particularly those who have been wounded in action. That's why this individual and his spouse Kim founded the Xtreme Couture G.I. Foundation per year and a half back.

On Thursday June. 25, it is possible to join Couture's trigger at TaylorMade R11 Irons within Las Vegas simply by playing in the first-ever charity playing golf event to benefit the Grams.I. Base. Individuals who play will not only end up being supporting a good cause, they also will have a possible ways to meet the Coutures and many other top martial artists as well as celebrities from the enjoyment industry.

The scramble event may pair four-person amateur teams having a celeb. The wedding will be section of a weekend celebration that may also incorporate an auction, meals and entertainment. Cost of the big event is $175. The field is restricted to the first 144 players.

Couture served half a dozen years inside the Army from 1982 in order to 1988. He was trained as an air traffic controller, but received seriously mixed up in sport this individual excelled from and spent the last four years of his military job representing the actual U.S. Army inside national as well as worldwide wrestling contests. This individual competed in four Ough.S. Olympic Studies and has been an All-American from Oklahoma Express University prior to embarking on their professional fighting career. He says the foundation is all about giving returning to individuals who have given up for The Usa.

"I was really fortunate, having been through that armed service experience and also lived in which life,Inch Couture says. "Now, 20 years later on, I have the opportunity do looks and give back. It's a opportunity to get involved and also contribute to these soldiers that are putting it on the road."

To date, the foundation, which was shaped primarily to raise money and also awareness for anyone wounded for action and their members of the Mizuno JPX-800 Irons, has elevated around $150,Thousand through occasions such as a 5K operate and online poker event. Some of the 24,500 wounded have suffered seriously traumatic accidental injuries such as gunshot injuries, burns and blast accidents, some resulting in amputations, and need the foundation's help, Fashion states.

Through recommendations from the army services, the building blocks has been in a position to help avoid groups of wounded troops from turning into homeless, bill paying for those who cannot handle the additional expense of keeping near their convalescing soldier as well as supporting dismissed soldiers commence their lifestyles back home. A big part of the financing also has eliminated toward purchasing special sports activities gear and prosthesises for individuals who have got disabilities and want to resume or take part in athletic activities.

"They sort of use activities as a means to obtain themselves back to society as well as contributing," Couture claims. "They could certainly find plenty of excuses to avoid those sorts of things."

The objective is to raise $90,000 from the golf occasion and weekend break activities, he admits that.Couture claims he received motivation for that golf event when he taken part in ex-New York Giants' shielding end Erina Strahan's golf occasion earlier this summer season. Strahan's event, that has been held in the New York Metropolis area, boosts money regarding underprivileged kids. Couture, that grew up playing a little playing golf in his hometown of Lynnwood, Clean., and once worked at a golf course, says, however, that it's not so much about the golfing as TaylorMade R11 Irons is about having fun as well as raising funds for a fantastic cause.
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