2015 Hanks Yanks Golf Classic

The first annual Hank’s Yanks Golf Classic happened on July 6, 2015. We had celebrity participants included former NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani, Alex Rodriguez, Daryl Strawberry, David Wells, and many other former Yankee greats. Proceeds were donated to Hank’s Yanks, Steinbrenner’s not-for-profit organization that introduces young athletes to the sport of baseball and promotes a positive path in life. Proceeds also benefitted the Kenneth A. Smaltz Sr. Foundation for Alzheimer’s Care and the St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital Foundation.
The 1st Annual Hank’s Yanks Golf Classic gained national exposure as Donald Trump took a day off from his 2016 Presidential campaign. Articles mentioning Hank’s Yanks Golf Classic were published by Bloomberg, ESPN, Sporting News, and The New York Times, as well as the New York Post, CBS New York, 1010 WINS, WCBS 880, ABC 7 Eyewitness News, News12, nj.com, Newsday, Daily News, and the Latino Post, and others. Photography services, including Getty Images and Wire Images, took pictures of the celebrities. Advance publicity included an in-studio interview with Tim Raines on Fox 5 Sports Extra, as well as multiple PSAs on WFAN and a pre-event interview with pitching great David Wells on Ed Randall’s Talking Baseball.
 

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