“We are delighted to partner with Ryan Palmer and the Ryan Palmer Foundation to bring a talent like Trey Hirsh out to the desert this year to perform for the Humana Challenge volunteers and this charitable benefit event,” said Dick Hylland. “Trey’
“Our leadership team at the Ryan Palmer Foundation works tirelessly to create opportunities and support the dreams for children and young people,” said Ryan Palmer. “Since I earned my PGA card in 2003, the purpose of the Foundation has been focal to my entire playing career in giving back to children those same opportunities I had in my youth. Teaming with the Hyllands and DT Capital to enable a fresh talent like Trey Hirsh to entertain our audiences in the desert this year has been a pleasure. The Humana Challenge and the former Bob Hope Desert Classic leadership have been so good to me over the years and it is very special to assist in their mission of supporting so many Coachella Valley and Southern California hospitals and charities.”
About DT Capital - Founded in 2003, DT Capital and Advisory Services is a private investment and advisory services firm headquartered in Sioux Falls, SD. In addition to its private investment activities, DT Capital supports such investments through advisory services in the areas of strategic growth, organizational development, operations, finance and capital markets, M&A, Board governance and effectiveness and profit improvement/
About The Ryan Palmer Foundation - Founded in January, 2004 as a 501(c) (3) Texas non-profit corporation, the mission of the Ryan Palmer Foundation is “to promote community involvement and constant focus on the health and education of today’s young people and their opportunity to succeed.” Since its inception, the Foundation has grown substantially in helping children through various programs within the Texas Panhandle, Dallas area and College Station. Programs started and supported through the Foundation enable children to dream, build confidence and focus on improving self-esteem. http://ryanpalmerfoundation.org
About Country Music artist Trey Hirsh - After making a quick impact on the Nashville music scene in early 2013, singer-songwriter and guitarist Trey Hirsh recently released his hit album, “Livin the Dream,” which includes his original hit singles “Mess with Texas” (voted "Best Country Song" in the 2013 West Coast Songwriters Contest), “When I’m Gone,” “Livin the Dream,” “Coming Home to You,” “Let You Back In” and “Stayed Out Tonight.” A winner of UCLA’s Hal Gaba Songwriting Award, Trey performs throughout the U.S. in various venues from Nashville to Los Angeles. Trey has recorded with top musicians in both cities, and is a force to watch in Country Music over the next few years. http://www.TreyHirsh.com
About the Humana Challenge - As part of the PGA west coast circuit, The Humana Challenge tournament (successor to the Bob Hope Desert Classic) is played each January at the PGA West Palmer and Nicklaus Private Courses and La Quinta Country Club in La Quinta, CA. The tournament consists of a 72-hole format beginning with a 54-hole Pro-Am followed by the final day 18-hole championship round with the top 70 PGA professionals at the Palmer Private course. Since its inception, Desert Classic Charities, the charitable entity that organizes the Humana Challenge, has contributed more than $52.5 million to the Eisenhower Medical Center and surrounding Coachella Valley nonprofit organizations. Its scope of giving is broad and includes structured and mentoring programs for children, social services, and food and safe shelter for the less fortunate. Desert Classic Charities is dedicated to continuing its mission to serve human needs in the Coachella Valley and beyond be generating funds and opportunities through the Humana Challenge.