Chevron and the USGA are partners for a special
charitable initiative that donates $5,000 for every eagle and $10,000 for every
double eagle or hole-in-one made at the U.S. Open, U.S. Women’s Open and U.S.
Senior Open to Eagles for Education.
The initiative helps fund golf-related STEM (Science,Technology, Engineering and Math) enriched educational
programs, with a total annual minimum commitment of $500,000.
The 68th U.S. Women’s Open, which concluded
on Sunday at Sebonack Golf Club in Southampton, N.Y., featured 11 eagles, for a
total U.S. Women’s Open contribution of $55,000. Below were the eagles recorded
in the 2013 U.S. Women’s Open:
Christel Boeljon (par-5 8th hole, round 1)
Rachel Rohanna (par-5 8th hole, round 1)
P.K. Kongkraphan (par-4 10th hole, round 1)
Elizabeth Schultz (par-4 16th hole, round1)
Juli Inkster (par-5 18th hole, round 1)
Karen Stupples (par-5 18th hole, round 1)
Nicole Jeray (par-4 1st hole, round 2)
Danah Bordner (par-4 2nd hole, round 2)
Christina Kim (par-4 4th hole, round 3)
Caroline Westrup (par-4 9th hole, round 3)
Nelly Korda (par-4 4th hole, round 4)
Between the U.S. Women’s Open and the U.S. Open,
the cumulative donation to Eagles for Education in 2013 is now $250,000. The
U.S. Senior Open will be played at Omaha (Neb.) Country Club Nebraska, from
Eagles for Education is part of Chevron’s broad
support as an official partner of the USGA, where the two organizations work
together to implement student-friendly content and unique experiences that
showcase the science behind golf to drive interest in STEM education, while
introducing young people to many of the fundamental elements of the game.