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Charlie Day And Rob McElhenney Take Top Honors At The 15th Annual Emmys Golf Classic.

Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Sam Page and Joel Murray among winners in the Television Academy Foundation's golf benefit

NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Television Academy Foundation announced the winners of its 15[sup.th] annual Emmys[sup.] Golf Classic. Co-presented by L.A. LIVE for the sixth consecutive year, the annual fundraiser took place at the Wilshire Country Club. The diverse group of television stars, industry leaders, tastemakers and media teed-off Monday to raise money and show their support for the Foundation.

Top Low Net finishers at this year's Emmys Golf Classic included:

1[sup.st] place: Team Gensler & Matt Construction with celebrities Charlie Day and Rob McElhenney

2[sup.nd] place: Team Audi with Chris Rich

3[sup.rd] place: Team Turner Entertainment with Mark-Paul Gosselaar and Bret Harrison

Sam Page, Joel Gretsch and Joel Murray also came out on top, winning the Closest to the Pin and Low Gross categories.

"The Emmys[sup.] Golf Classic is a chance for celebrities and industry leaders alike to enjoy a day of golf while raising funds and awareness in support of the Foundation's educational programs," said Norma Provencio Pichardo, Executive Director of the Television Academy Foundation. "We were thrilled with the roster of golfers this year and enjoyed seeing everyone on the course."

Other celebrities that joined included, Ray Romano, Jonathan Banks, Jay Ferguson, Kate Linder, Joe Mantegna, James Remar, Brekin Meyer, C.S. Lee and Robbie Amell.

As the Foundation's largest fundraising effort of the year, proceeds from the tournament will benefit its key educational programs including an acclaimed television industry college student internship program, its annual College Television Awards and the online Archive of American Television. Celebrities also signed a one-of-a-kind Dooney & Burke bag, specially designed for the golf tournament.

This year's tournament also saw support from: People, Audi, Entertainment Weekly, Ernst & Young, Keurig, Samsung, Dooney & Bourke, Cordevalle Resort, CBS, MATT Construction, NBC Universal and Universal Television, Turner Entertainment, AMC Networks, Dolby Laboratories, Gensler, ICM Partners, Billie Greer, Sub Zero Ice Cream, Academy Benefits, GreenMouse Recycling, NEP Studios, Montage Beverly Hills, Beaulieu Vineyard, Kai, Murad, Exhale Spa, Club Glove, LACMA and Macanudo.

For more information on the Television Academy Foundation and its educational programs, please visit: http://www.emmys.com/foundation

About the Television Academy Foundation Established in 1959 as the charitable arm of the Television Academy, the Television Academy Foundation is dedicated to preserving the legacy of television while educating and inspiring those who will shape its future. Through renowned educational and outreach programs such as the Archive of American Television, College Television Awards and Student Internship Program the Foundation seeks to widen the circle of voices our industry represents and to create more opportunity for television to reflect all of society. For more information on the Foundation, please visit TelevisionAcademy.com/Foundation.

For more information, please contact: Lisl Magboo Edelman PR lisl.magboo@edelman.com 323-761-6533

SOURCE Television Academy Foundation

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