Southwest Airlines’ Annual LUV Classic Golf Tournament raised $534,000 to children’s charities

DALLAS, TEXAS, 2019-Dec-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) celebrated one of its longest-standing community traditions with the help of Southwest Employees and Sponsors by demonstrating commitment to children’s charities through the 2019 LUV Classic Golf Tournament & Party.

The event raised money for four nonprofit organizations, with the help of 280 volunteers, 480 golfers, and 1,400 Party guests, the LUV Classic Golf Tournament raised $534,000 for our 2019 recipients:

  • Children’s National Medical Center,
  • Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford,
  • Ronald McDonald House Charities, and
  • Tuskegee Airmen Youth and Aviation Programs

In honor of the LUV Classic’s 34th anniversary, one lucky Platinum sponsor won the opportunity to designate a $34,000 donation to the charity of their choice, which was the North Texas Chapter of the Make-A-Wish® foundation.

For more than 34 years, the LUV Classic has supported more than 134 charities and invested more than $18 million into life-changing programs and services for children and their families.


In its 49th year of service, Dallas-based Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) continues to differentiate itself from other air carriers with exemplary Customer Service delivered by more than 60,000 Employees to a Customer base topping 130 million passengers annually. Southwest became the nation’s largest domestic air carrier in 2003 and maintains that ranking based on the U.S. Department of Transportation’s most recent reporting of domestic originating passengers boarded. In peak travel seasons, Southwest operates more than 4,000 weekday departures among a network of 101 destinations in the United States and 10 additional countries.

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