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Ascension Charity Classic presented by Emerson to award trophy created by Malcolm DeMille

The PGA TOUR Champions are ready to take on the inaugural Ascension Charity Classic presented by Emerson at Norwood Hills Country Club in St. Louis, Mo.  Competing in the field this week are 81 players with a combined 243 PGA TOUR Champions victories, including 24 senior major championship titles.  The 54-hole stroke-play tournament will benefit North St. Louis County communities, including the event’s three primary beneficiaries—Marygrove, The Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis, and Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater St. Louis. The Champion of the Ascension Charity Classic will receive a custom handcrafted trophy by Malcolm DeMille.

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Malcolm DeMille, Ascension and HNS Sports Group¾the event’s management company¾teamed up to create a trophy that sculpturally brings the tournament logo to life. The silver toned trophy incorporates the St. Louis Gateway Arch and Mississippi River, reflective of the event’s host city, surrounding the Ascension logo floating in the center of tournament’s top prize. The sculpture is set atop a satin black wood base and will be awarded to the Ascension Charity Classic’s first-ever Champion on Sunday, September 12th.

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A true American brand, Malcolm DeMille, Inc. was founded in Southern California in 1989. For over 30 years, clients have recognized MDI as a renowned jeweler, artisan, and sculptor known for craftsmanship, quality materials and pioneering techniques.  See more work at, and contact us for all your gift and award needs.


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