Golfers tee off to help sick children

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - A golf tournament that helps sick children hit a milestone on Monday. In its 20th year, 282 golfers teed off for the Memorial Kid's Classic Gold Tournament.

The annual event helps the Backus Children's hospital at Memorial University Medical Center. For over 20 years, the tournament has raised close to $2 million.

More than $30,000 was raised at the silent auction on Sunday night. The golf tournament is expected to bring in another $60,000 to $70,000.

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