Anritsu Sponsor’s 2012 Open

By Community | October 11, 2012

The 2012 Open, a PGA TOUR tournament has acquired a new corporate sponsor in the form of the Anritsu Company.

The tournament to be held at CordeValle in San Martin, CA. part of the PGA TOUR’s Fall Series, begins on Thursday, October 11, with the Final rounds on Sunday, October 14. Some of golf’s top tour players, including Ernie Els, Davis Love III, John Daly, and defending champion Bryce Molder, are scheduled to compete for the $5 million purse.

“Anritsu is proud to serve as a sponsor of the Open for a third consecutive year. We had an extremely positive experience working with the tournament in the last two years and share its commitment to Silicon Valley. Anritsu is active in the community and will continue to institute our own initiatives complemented by our support of other organizations such as the Open,” said Donn Mulder, Anritsu Senior VP and General Manager of the Microwave Measurements Division.

This is the seventh year of the Open, which was established, in part, to make a significant impact on the community through charitable donations. In the last seven years, the Open has raised more than $4 million for charity. In 2011, more than $1 million was donated to organizations.

Proceeds from the 2012 tournament will benefit the American Institute of Mathematics (AIM), a non-profit organization in Palo Alto, CA. Additional proceeds will be awarded to several deserving charities, including The First Tee of Silicon Valley, NCGA Foundation, American Heart Association, Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation, and Special Olympics of Northern California.

Anritsu Company is the American subsidiary of Anritsu Corporation, a global provider of innovative communications test and measurement solutions for more than 110 years.