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Native Surgeon Served as Crew USA Physician for Latest Superstar Golf Cup


Native backbone surgeon Grant D. Shifflett, M.D. had the dignity of serving as USA Crew Physician on the St. Moritz U.S. Superstar Golf Cup for the Ryder Cup Belief. The charity occasion held each two years pits groups of American and European celebrities, VIPs and newbie golfers towards one another to lift consciousness and cash for various causes. This yr’s beneficiaries had been the Klitschko Basis and #GolfersforUkraine.

Dr. Shifflett, who is thought affectionately as “The {Golfing} Doc” at Newport Seaside-based DISC Sports activities & Backbone Middle, additionally performed within the occasion for Crew USA. After journeying to the Engadin Golf Membership in St. Moritz, Switzerland, to imagine his twin function, he bought the chance to compete with the European lengthy drive champion, Ilija Djurdjevic, former Danish soccer goalkeeper Peter Schmeichel and European staff captain Ian Randell, who (amongst many different issues) is a member of the Royal & Historic.

“One in every of my private highlights was getting to fulfill with Jerry King and Terry Rowles, two of the highest PGA lecturers on the planet,” Dr. Shifflett remembers. “However what moved me probably the most was the keynote speaker Vladimir Klitschko, who addressed the group through video from Ukraine to debate the disaster. I used to be proud to be a part of an occasion that helped generate much-needed humanitarian help for households impacted in Ukraine.”

Past the spirited competitors out on the hyperlinks, the festivities included a black-tie gala and dwell charity public sale, an occasion that collected some 100,000 Swiss francs for the Klitschko Basis, which advantages Ukrainian youngsters.

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