Every August for the past 45 years, the Killebrew-Thompson Memorial Golf Tournament in Sun Valley, Idaho has gathered celebrities, sponsors, participants, Members of Congress and supporters with one common goal: to find a cure for leukemia and other cancers.
Started in 1976 by Hall of Famer and Idaho native, Harmon Killebrew, and Senator Ralph Harding, in memory of the Minnesota Twins shortstop, Danny Thompson, this tournament has evolved into one of the leading fundraisers of its kind for cancer research.
We are proud to announce that the 2021 contribution to our beneficiaries totaled $1,000,000! The proceeds from the event go directly to the Masonic Cancer Center at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis and to the St. Luke’s Cancer Institute, headquartered in Boise, ID. To date, the tournament has donated $20 million to life saving research, thanks to the dedicated commitment of our sponsors and guests. Our beneficiaries leverage these funds 3-5 fold through Federal and other matching sources, increasing the impact of our annual contribution by up to $5 million annually.
Becoming a part of this worthy cause not only makes important strides in cancer research possible, but also means enjoying four days in beautiful Sun Valley, Idaho. We encourage you to participate in the event, which has been set for August 17-20, 2022.