Dell Match Play helps local charities
Dell Match Play helps local charities


ERIN:THE SECOND ANNUAL DELL MATCH PLAY CHAMPIONSHIP GETS UNDER WAY THIS WEEK.IT HAS ALREADY HAD A BIG IMPACT ON LOCAL CHARITIES.ONE OF THEM IS THE FIRST TEE OF AUSTIN.KXAN’S JOHN DABKOVICH TALKED WITH THE CHARITY’S DIRECTOR ABOUT HOW THE TOURNAMENT IS GIVING THEM AN EXTRA BOOST.09;14;34;01Q: HOW MUCH DID YOU GUYS GET? A: WE GOT $300,000. JOHN: WOW! AND HOW MUCH WERE YOU EXPECTING? A: WE HAD NO IDEA. WE WERE JUST SO EXCITED FOR THE OPPORTUNITY THAT WE HAD. 14:4709;12;06;21Q: HOW HAS THE MONEY FROM THE DELL MATCH PLAY TOURNAMENT HELPED YOU OUT HERE? A: IT’S HELPED US OUT SIGNIFICANTLY. 12:14 09;12;30;13″WE’RE ABLE TO DO BASICALLY THREE THINGS. WE WERE ABLE TO ADD SOME SAFETY FEATURES TO THE FACILITY. WE WERE ABLE TO INSTALL ALL NEW PARKING LIGHTS, PAVILLION LIGHTS, MAINTENANCE LIGHTS, SECURITY CAMERAS. UM, WE WERE ABLE TO BUY SOME NEW EQUIPMENT. 12:43 09;13;19;13Q: YOU MENTIONED THE MOWER. HOW MUCH DOES SOMETHING LIKE THAT COST? A: THAT’S ABOUT A $35,000 MOWER. WITH THAT, THE AMOUNT OF MAN HOURS IT SAVES. OUR EQUIPMENT WAS PRETTY OLD AND SO WE HAD A LOT OF DOWNTIME WHICH CAN COST THE ORGANIZATION AND THE STAFF CAN GET FRUSTRATING.. FRUSTRATED. NOW, WE’RE MUCH MORE EFFICIENT TO HAVE A PIECE OF EQUIPMENT. THE STAFF’S HAPPY. THE GOLF COURSE’S IN BETTER SHAPE. SO,

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