MLB Umpires, Friends and Partners Participate in 2016 100-Hole Golf Marathon

Nov 13th, 2016

UMPS CARE Charities 100-Hole Golf Marathon Fundraiser was held November 13, 2016 in Mesa, Arizona. MLB Umpires, friends and partners - including our very own Scott Kennedy - raised over $46,000.

This year's list of MLB umpires participating included:
Ted Barrett
Gary Cederstrom
Gary Darling
Alfonzo Marquez
Jim Reynolds
Tim Timmons

Plus MiLB umpires in the Arizona Fall League

Scott appreciates the donors that helped him raise $1,161 and UMPS CARE.

Scott said of the event:

"We'd like to say THANK YOU to UMPS CARE Charities for the AMAZING event they held in Phoenix this weekend. We are blessed to be affiliated with a 1st Class organization in all that they do & help with their mission. We had a BLAST!"

Scott and MLB Umpire Ted Barrett are Best Ball 2-Man Champions

Learn more about UMPS CARE Charities and their programs by visiting

"Helping People is an Easy Call" is a proud corporate sponsor of Umps Care Charities.

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President/CEO Jim Kirk

Jim has had a passion for sports since he can remember. After playing baseball at Centre College, he worked as a high school umpire in Kentucky - during the Elbeco shirt years - as a way to make ends meet. He became involved in E-Commerce while working on an MBA in the early 2000s and eventually bought in 2006. Jim is proud of's success, staff and sponsorship of various groups including Minor League Baseball Umpires, Minor League Baseball Umpire Training Academy and UMPS CARE, the charity of MLB umpires. He served on their board of directors and was named their 2015 Ambassador Award recipient. Jim has also coached youth and middle school baseball 10 years.