The founder of Intersport, Inc., Charles Besser is an experienced sports-and-entertainment-media marketing executive. Charlie Besser’s company has produced award-winning videos that have aired on networks such as ESPN, FOX, ABC, and NBC. Charles Besser also is the founder of the Double Eagle Club in Augusta, Georgia.
In 2013, the Double Eagle Club organized an inaugural golf tournament to raise money for charity. Called “Birdies for Buddies,” the tournament benefited prostate cancer research. Sponsored by the United States Steel Corporation, Worthington Industries, and OhioHealth, the 2013 tournament raised more than $200,000. Double Eagle donated the proceeds to the OhioHealth Foundation and the Prostate Cancer Foundation.
The 2013 tournament winners were Al Kinzer, Dan Minor, Scott Jamieson, and Russ Gertmenian, whose team shot a 56.05. The second annual Birdies for Buddies tournament will take place in 2014. Interested parties must assemble a team of four people in order to participate. Find out more at www.doubleeagleclub.net.