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Golf Talk Live - Karrie Webb Transcript Segment 7

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PETER KESSLER
TELL ME ABOUT YOU AND CHRISTOPHER REEVE AND WHAT YOU'RE PLANNING TO DO TOGETHER.

KARRIE WEBB
UH, CHRISTOPHER AND I UM, I - I WAS FORTUNATE ENOUGH UH TO MEET HIM LAST YEAR. UM, I HAD DINNER WITH HIM UM WHILE I WAS IN NEW YORK PLAYING UH THE JAL BIG APPLE CLASSIC.

AND UH, YOU KNOW, WITH MY UH ASSOCIATION WITH KEL UM . UH, THE COUPLE YEARS THAT I PLAYED THE SKINS GAME, THE CHRISTOPHER REEVE FOUNDATION WAS UM MY CHARITY. AND THROUGH THAT, THAT'S HOW I GOT TO MEET HIM.

AND UH, YOU KNOW UH, HE WAS FASCINATED WITH THE FACT THAT MY COACH WAS A QUADRIPLEGIC AND THAT I WAS SO WILLING TO BE INVOLVED WITH HIS FOUNDATION, UM , THAT UH, YOU KNOW UH . WE WERE BOTH EXCITED TO - TO HAVE AN OUTING TOGETHER ON JULY 10TH,

UM, THIS YEAR IN NEW YORK, UH, AT MANHATTAN WOODS COUNTRY CLUB .WE'RE UH, WE'RE HAVING A CELEBRITY - A CELEBRITY PRO-AM. AND UH, NINE CELEBRITIES - AT THIS STAGE, NINE CELEBRITIES AND NINE LPGA PROS UH WILL BE PLAYING.

AND UH, YOU KNOW, WE HAVE UH SOME OF THE BEST LPGA PLAYERS PLAYING, UH, MEG MALLON, UH, BETH DANIEL, LAURA DAVIES, KELLY ROBBINS AND UH SOME OF THE BIGGEST NAMES IN - IN HOLLYWOOD, UM,

YOU KNOW, WE HAVE UH AIDEN QUINN, UH, BILL MURRAY. UM, GEEZ, THE LIST GOES ON, ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER, I BELIEVE. UH, IT'S - IT'S THIS .

PETER KESSLER
LIKE TO SEE THAT SWING.

KARRIE WEBB
YEAH (LAUGH). UH, AND IT'S JUST REALLY EXCITING. AND UM, FOR ME UM, WE'RE RAISING MONEY FOR SOMETHING THAT'S - IT IS VERY SPECIAL TO ME AND - AND IS TO EVERYONE THAT'S GONNA BE THERE THAT DAY.

AND YOU TALK TO CHRIS AND UM, YOU KNOW THAT THERE'S GONNA BE A CURE. I MEAN, THE RESEARCH IS THERE. IT'S JUST A MATTER OF TIME THAT THEY'RE GONNA FIND A CURE FOR - FOR SPINAL CORD UM PARALYSIS. AND UH, YOU - YOU'RE GONNA SEE PEOPLE WALKING.

PETER KESSLER
LET'S TAKE A LOOK AT THE PHONE NUMBER OF THE CHRISTOPHER REEVE FOUNDATION AS YOU TELL US HOW THE REST OF US CAN HELP.

(GRAPHIC SHOWN:
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
CHRISTOPHER REEVE PARALYSIS
FOUNDATION
800-225-0292
973-379-2690
WWW.PARALYSIS.ORG )

KARRIE WEBB
WELL UH, YOU KNOW, ANY - ANY DONATION AT ALL IS VERY HELPFUL. UM, AND UH, YOU KNOW, OR UM IF ANYONE IS INTERESTED UH IN PLAYING IN THE OUTING UH IN NEW YORK AT - ON JULY 10TH.

UH, IF YOU CALL PAT LEAHY AT UH, AT IMG, UH, HE IS THE ONE ORGANIZING IT, SO HE'LL BE ABLE TO UH HELP YOU OUT WITH A SPOT IN THE PRO-AM.

PETER KESSLER
ONE OF THE THINGS THAT YOU HAVE FOUND AS YOU HAVE BECOME A FAMOUS PERSON, CELEBRITY, IS THESE OTHER WAYS TO GIVE BACK. HOW DOES THAT MAKE YOU FEEL ABOUT YOU TO FIND OUT THAT YOU HAVE THAT WITHIN YOU TO PARTICIPATE?

KARRIE WEBB
WELL UM . JUST - I MEAN, THIS BEING SO - SO SPECIAL TO ME, UM, I KNOW UH TEN YEARS AGO UM WHEN I VISITED KEL IN UM, IN THE SPINAL WARD AT THE HOSPITAL THAT HE WAS AT, UM,

WHETHER HE WALKED AGAIN OR - OR NOT UM, YOU KNOW, I SAID THAT IF I EVER HAD THE OPPORTUNITY AND - AND THE STATUS WHERE I COULD RAISE MONEY OR HELP OUT IN ANY WAY TO - TO RAISE MONEY FOR SPINAL CORD PARALYSIS, UM, I WANTED TO DO THAT.

AND UH, YOU KNOW UH, WITH THE SKINS GAME I WAS ABLE TO DO THAT AND THEN THE FACT THAT UM, THAT CHRIS AND - AND HIS FOUNDATION UM, YOU KNOW, WANTED TO WORK WITH ME, IT'S JUST - IT'S - IT'S A DREAM COME TRUE REALLY QUICKLY FOR ME.

PETER KESSLER
IT IS SO GREAT TO HAVE YOU HERE. PROMISE THAT YOU'LL COME BACK SOONER.

KARRIE WEBB
THANKS, PETER. YEAH, MIGHT BE THREE YEARS THIS TIME.

PETER KESSLER
GREAT TO HAVE YOU HERE. THANKS, I APPRECIATE THAT. THANK YOU EVERYBODY. GOOD NIGHT.