Pathways Hospice’s 2nd Annual Links to the Heart Golf Tournament a Huge Success

Sunnyvale, CA — August 5, 2014 – Pathways Hospice celebrates the success of its 2nd Annual Links to the Heart Golf Tournament, which was held on July 14, 2014. One hundred forty golfers came out to support hospice care in the San Francisco Bay Area and enjoy a day on the picturesque Stanford University Golf Course.

2014-Golf-Crest-Small“It was a pleasure to see so many of our community supporters and friends come out on a beautiful day and play golf to benefit our hospice,” said Sandra Coolidge, Vice President of Admissions, Community Relations, and Philanthropy at Pathways. “Pathways is incredibly grateful for the support of our sponsors, the venue, the event committee, and players. With their help, Pathways Hospice is able to be there to help our patients and families when they need us.”

Pathways would like to acknowledge and thank the sponsors of 2nd annual event, including U.S. Bank for hosting the lunch. Additional sponsors include: El Camino Healthcare District, Pillsbury Winthrup Shaw Pittman, LCC, Superior Healthcare Equipment and Services, Tom & Gunilla Follett in Honor of The Parkinson’s Institute, Ferrari Ottoboni Caputo & Wunderling LLP, Kayne Anderson Rudnick Wealth Advisors, Menlo Park Chevron, Magnussen’s Lexus of Fremont, Delta Care Rx, Moss Adams LLP, Treasury Curve, Littler Mendelson P.C., Service by Medallion, Agile Physical Therapy, Alameda Family Funeral & Cremation, DeMartini Orchard, California Home Medical Equipment, Significant Cleaning Services, Stuart’s Apparel by Nellie K., and aCremation. We also thank Forbes Mill Steakhouse, Double D’s Sports Grille, Palacio, Piazza’s Fine Foods, Carpaccio, Trahan Winery, N2Wines, The Willow’s Market, Gene Ogden of Sotheby’s International Real Estate, The McKelvy Group at Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, Crosby-N. Gray & Co., Ms. Beehaven, Chris Irvine Design + Life + Style, Callaway, DeLaveaga Golf Course, Deep Cliff Golf Course, Aaron Waters Golf, Supergoop!, Golden State Communications, Brannons Medical, Palo Alto Medical Foundation, Sutter Care at Home, The Sequoias of Portola Valley, VALIC, and Washington Hospital Healthcare System. M.E.Fox, Trader Joe’s and Premier Nutrition our beverage and refreshment sponsors. Sports Basement, Golfsmith, and the PGA Tour Superstore provided gifts.

Pathways would also like to thank the Links to the Heart Committee event members for their leadership and guidance in the planning of this event. The event committee members included co-chairs Gunilla and Tom Follett, Patti Aalgaard, Chuck Alloo, Bob Rider, Ronald A. Castellino, MD, George Cavender, Mari Chazen, Clarence Ferrari, Jr., JD, Kris Klint, Steve Player, John and Sherry Rayner, and Scot Strotman.

A special thank you to Lauren Greif from the Stanford women’s basketball program and Kim Eber of the Stanford University Athletic Department, as well as golf pros Michael Jensen and Chris Jensen, for serving as drivers in the Drive Du Jour contest. And, of course, great appreciation to the wonderful staff of the Stanford University Golf Course, especially General Manager Shannon Donlon and LPGA Assistant Professional Casey Hall, for making the 2nd Annual Links to the Heart such a successful tournament.

For more information about Pathways Home Health & Hospice’s events, call Holly Smith at 408.773.4109 or 1.800.753.3071, e-mail or, or visit our news page.

About Pathways Home Health & Hospice

Pathways Home Health & Hospice is a non-profit, community based organization which has served the Bay Area for over 37 years. Pathways was founded in 1977 by a group of Stanford physicians who saw the community’s need for professional care at home. That first year Pathways served 12 patients. Pathways now serves over 5,000 families a year in San Francisco, Alameda, Santa Clara, San Mateo and Contra Costa counties.

Affiliated with El Camino and Sequoia Hospitals since 1986, Pathways Home Health & Hospice is accredited by The ACHC, and is a member of the Visiting Nurse Association of America, California Hospice & Palliative Care Association, and the California Association of Health Services at Home. Pathways Home Health & Hospice is a designated 2013 HomeCare Elite Agency for Quality Care.

For more information about Pathways services, grief workshops, volunteering, or making a donation in support of Pathways’ families, call 1-888-755-7855 or visit