$30K raised at Hubbard-Baro Memorial Golf Tournament donated to Fresno VA Hospital

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- What started as a simple golf tournament is now a Fresno tradition, firmly devoted to helping Valley veterans.

A $30,000 check was presented to the Fresno VA Hospital. The money was raised at the Hubbard-Baro Memorial Golf Tournament.

The tournament was named for the first two young men from Clovis to die in the war in Iraq: Jarred Hubbard and Jeremiah Baro. Organizers say the tournament pays tribute to all veterans, past and present.

"It's real special to us. We have a couple of our friends who passed away. Many others from the Valley and many others around the world who are out there fighting for us so we can have the freedoms and do the stuff we do," said Austin Brock, an organizer.

In the last 10 years, the Hubbard-Baro Memorial Golf Tournament has raised more than $170,000 for veterans.

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