FORT WAYNE, Ind. - The 22nd Annual WaterFurnace Supplier Golf Outing has added a special silent auction fundraiser for the USO. And the company has announced that non-attendees may participate in the silent auction, which offers a collection of commemorative golf outing flags autographed by some of the most recognized names in sports.

WaterFurnace has assembled golf outing flags autographed by stars from the Professional Golfers’ Association (PGA), National Football League (NFL), National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR), National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), Indy Racing League (IRL), and more. The company noted that this is a great opportunity to help support the USO and obtain a one-of-a-kind celebrity autograph to add to your collection or give as a gift.

Flags up for auction are (in alphabetical order):

Angel Cabrera – PGA golfer
Paul Casey – PGA golfer
K.J. Choi – PGA golfer
Stewart Cink – PGA golfer
Dallas Clark – NFL – Indianapolis Colts tight end
Ben Crane – PGA golfer
Tom Crean – NCAA – Indiana basketball coach
Ben Curtis – PGA golfer
Ernie Els – PGA golfer
Ross Fisher – PGA golfer
Rickie Fowler – PGA golfer
Jim Furyk – PGA golfer
Sergio Garcia – PGA golfer
Jeff Gordon – NASCAR driver – two available
Peter Hanson – PGA golfer
Padraig Harrington – PGA golfer
Kevin Harvick & Richard Childress – NASCAR drivers – two available
Clark Kellogg – NBA – Indiana Pacers/television announcer
Bob Knight & Pat Knight – NCAA – retired basketball coach, Texas Tech basketball coach
Sen. Richard Lugar – U.S. Senator, Indiana
Bill Lynch – NCAA – Indiana football coach
Edoardo Molinari – PGA golfer
Thad Motta – NCAA – Ohio State basketball coach – two available
Louis Oosthuizen – PGA golfer
Alvaro Quiros – PGA golfer
Vijay Singh – PGA golfer
Steve Stricker – PGA golfer
Bubba Watson – PGA golfer
Boo Weekley – PGA golfer
Dan Wheldon – IRL driver – two available
Y.E. Yang – PGA golfer

Submit your bids to Deb Graber by Sept. 7 to be entered for the auction.

Deb Graber

Publication date:08/30/2010