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June, 2021 – Gulf Shores, AL. On June 5th, A full field of golfers and many furry friends showed up at the ONE Club Gulf  Shore’s 4th Annual Best 45 Holes in Golf Charity Tournament. This is the most unique tournament of the year with ONE  Club and Craft Farms courses joining together to create a competitive and fun environment for hundreds of golfers and  guests.

And all for a great cause. This year, the monies raised went towards Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo. The Zoo recently  relocated and are next door neighbors to ONE Club Gulf Shores and Craft Farms golf courses.

ONE Foundation, started by Dan Palmier who is a philanthropist and businessman, increased the Zoo contributions by  matching each dollar raised during the day. ONE Foundation was able to provide more than $30,000 to the Zoo. “We  love our neighbors at the Zoo and know how important their animals and habitat development is to this region of the  United States”, said Dan Palmier, Founder of ONE Foundation and owners of ONE Club. “It is a blessing to be able to  give to our neighbor.”

“Dan and ONE Foundation’s generosity is inspiring!”, said Joel Hamilton, Executive Director of the Zoo. “We are able to  use these proceeds and gifts to expand our Kangaroo and Aviary programs for education and enjoyment of our patrons.”

ONE Club Gulf Shores is a recently renovated resort and golf course and is part of The Best 45 Holes in Golf on the Gulf Coast and the white quartzite beaches of Alabama.  ONE Club welcomes vacationers and golf travelers from across the United States, hosts NCAA athletes and may other sports teams during their Spring and Summer tournaments, and is also a home to TopGolf SwingSuite, Bar 45 restaurant, and Starbucks.  Information on ONE Club can be found visiting their website: https://oneclubgulfshores.com/.

Information on The ONE Foundation can be found visiting their website:  https://theONEfoundation.com/

Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo once known as the “Little Zoo That Could” for its starring role in the 2006 Animal Planet series, has grown and is now open at its new location. It is the first completely new zoo to be built in the USA in over twenty years. It offers beautiful, enriching animal habitats for over 300 animals. The unique design of the spacious 25-acre campus provides learning and conservation experiences as guests explore The Americas, Coola Springs Outback, Big Cat Canyon and the African Savannah.  As a non-profit organization, the Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo relies on the generous support of donations to support its mission to create compelling experiences that connect people and community with wildlife and inspire personal responsibility for conservation of the natural world.