Houston, Texas – October 23, 2018 – On Monday, October 15, the Will Erwin Headache Research Foundation hosted its 5th Annual The Will to Cure Headaches Golf Tournament. The tournament was held at The Club at Carlton Woods in The Woodlands, Texas, and raised over $300,000. Since the inception in 2014, the foundation has raised over $2 million for headache research.
During the tournament on Monday, the Houston business community stepped up by fielding 28 teams. Professionals from Houston’s leading commercial real estate, banking, and investment firms, were joined by 28 PGA golf professionals including Charlie Epps (“The Golf Doctor”), Gordon Johnson (Head Golf Professional at Houston Country Club), Mark Steinbauer (Director of Golf at Bentwater Golf Club), and Ken McDonald (Director of Golf at Braeburn Country Club).
Debilitating headaches, including cluster headaches and migraines, are a global issue that affects millions worldwide. The Will Erwin Headache Research Foundation hopes that one day no family will have to endure the pain of losing a loved one to debilitating headaches. We will not stop until a cure is found for all who suffer.
All money raised benefits the Will Erwin Headache Research Center at the Memorial Hermann Mischer Neuroscience Institute (MNI) at Texas Medical Center. The Center works collaboratively with researchers across the country to better understand why headaches occur, design interventions that help, and find a cure.
About The Will Erwin Headache Research Foundation
The mission of The Will Erwin Headache Research Foundation is to bring relief to sufferers worldwide afflicted with debilitating headaches by funding research focused on finding a cure. The Foundation has teamed up with Memorial Hermann Health System and The University of Texas Health Science Center at The McGovern Medical School to fund leading research dedicated to these neurological disorders, and more importantly, bring an end to the pain they cause. To learn more, please visit www.cureheadaches.org.