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Zach Johnson announces new foundation, charity golf tourney

Professional golfer and Cedar Rapids native Zach Johnson announces The Zach Johnson Foundation and The Zach Johnson Foun
Professional golfer and Cedar Rapids native Zach Johnson announces The Zach Johnson Foundation and The Zach Johnson Foundation Classic, a charity golf tournament that will debut on August 1, 2011 at Elmcrest Country Club during a press conference at Elmcrest Country Club in Cedar Rapids on Monday, July 5, 2010. (Cliff Jette/The Gazette)

Professional golfer and Cedar Rapids native Zach Johnson was back in town today to announce the formation of the Zach Johnson Foundation, a charitable organization that will work on Johnson's behalf to support local causes.

Johnson also announced plans for a new golf tournament, the Zach Johnson Foundation Classic, a charity golf tournament that will debut Aug. 1, 2011 at the Elmcrest Country Club in Cedar Rapids -- Johnson's home course during his time in Cedar Rapids.

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