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Jordan gives Ryder Cup a signature moment

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  • Michael Jordan signed his Ryder Cup Magnificant Moments golf ball at Michael Jordan's Steakhouse in Chicago this week. The ball will go on display with other celebrity-signed pieces that were decorated as part of a special fundraising campaign for local charities. The Ryder Cup balls will be showcases on the Magnificent Mile throughout September.

      Michael Jordan signed his Ryder Cup Magnificant Moments golf ball at Michael Jordan's Steakhouse in Chicago this week. The ball will go on display with other celebrity-signed pieces that were decorated as part of a special fundraising campaign for local charities. The Ryder Cup balls will be showcases on the Magnificent Mile throughout September.
    Photo courtesy of Mike Schoaf/Illinois PGA

 
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The Ryder Cup's Magnificent Moments campaign for local charities has entered Rare Air status.

Former Chicago Bulls great Michael Jordan has signed his "Jumpman" golf ball for the upcoming "Tartan Art on the Avenue" public art exhibit in Chicago. The exhibit is part of Magnificent Moments, an officially sanctioned charitable fundraising campaign of the 39th Ryder Cup, which will be played Sept. 25-30 at Medinah Country Club.

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The campaign is raising money for two local Chicagoland charities: The Illinois PGA Foundation and Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland & Northwest Indiana.

"Tartan Art on The Avenue" will be on display during the month of September along Chicago's Michigan Avenue and at other iconic Windy City locations, with giant golf balls being decorated by local, international and celebrity artists. For more information, visit www.magnificentmoments.org.

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