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The unveiling of the Bob Hope Trophy

Story and Photos by Pat Krause

The Bob Hope Memorial Trophy was unveiled on Thursday, January 19th at the Interview room in the Media Center during the Humana Challenge Golf Tournament. This trophy will be awarded to the winner on Sunday, the final day of the tournament. Humana commissioned this work of Art from artist Kenneth von Roenn from Kentucky. It is a 25 pound glass statue, 2 feet tall with a globe at the top representing worldliness and unity and is a magnificent work of art. There will be replicas made and one will be shown at Eisenhower Hospital.

John Foster, President of the Board of Desert Classic Charities spoke about how excited they were to be part of Humana and all it means to the Tournament and the Valley. Mike McCallister, Chairman and CEO of Humana explained how Humana became involved with the tournament and how they are trying to keep the name of Bob Hope as part of the tournament with this trophy and Hope square. Linda Hope, daughter of Bob and Dolores Hope, mentioned how happy her parents would be with the way this tournament is being held. She said they were looking down and smiling with appreciation.

After remarks by all and questions by the media were answered,the Trophy was unveiled by Mr. McCallister. Cameras flashed to take photos of this beautiful creation. The winner of this Bob Hope Trophy will be able to cherish it for years to come along with the million dollar check he will get for becoming the first Humana Challenge winner for 2012.

All Photos by Pat Krause Copyright 2012

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