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Cink, Crane to play 2012 Zach Johnson Foundation Classic

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The Zach Johnson Foundation announced Friday that Stewart Cink, Ben Crane, Kyle Stanley and Johnson Wagner will play the 2012 Zach Johnson Foundation Classic in Cedar Rapids on July 30.

Cink, the 2009 British Open champion, ranks 11th in career earnings on the PGA Tour. Crane has four wins on the PGA Tour, including the 2011 McGladrey Classic.  Stanley won the 2012 Waste Management Phoenix Open and is ranked 13th on the FedEx Cup list. Wagner is the 2012 Sony Open Champion and is currently ranked 10th on the FedEx Cup list.

"We're looking forward to giving spectators another great experience this year. We have people coming to play that will get everyone really excited about the event," Zach Johnson said in a written statement. The Zach Johnson Foundation Classic is Monday, July 30, 2012 at Elmcrest Country Club with the Gala the night before at the Marriott Hotel in Cedar Rapids. The Gala includes dinner, an auction and entertainment and is exclusively for Classic sponsors, players and their guests.

The inaugural Zach Johnson Foundation Classic in 2011 raised more than $1 million for Kids on Course, a program designed to empower students by nurturing their interests and giving them the opportunity to boost their confidence and realize their academic and individual potential  The pilot program is currently in place at Van Buren and Harrison Elementary schools and was developed in conjunction with the Cedar Rapids Community School District and the United Way of East-Central Iowa.

Tickets for the gallery are available online at  Adult tickets are $20 and junior tickets (12 & under) are $10.  The first 1,000 kids will get a free t-shirt at the merchandise tent.

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