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Posted at 6:31 PM, Oct 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-30 20:58:29-04

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Nearly 150 golfers spent the day playing a few rounds at the Corpus Christi Country Club.

It was part of the James Ragan Triumph Scramble Golf Tournament, put on by the Triumph Over Kid Cancer foundation.

TOKC's mission is to bring awareness to pediatric cancer and fund its research.

James Ragan and his sister, Mecklin Ragan, created the non-profit back in 2010 before he died of Osteosarcoma, a pediatric cancer, at the age of 20.

"With just 4 percent of federal funding going to pediatric cancer research, we've made it our mission to not only support funding initiatives, but bring joy and happiness to the daily lives of children battling cancer," said Triumph Over Kid Cancer Co-Founder Mecklin Ragan.

The golf tournament is what helps the foundation do just that.

This was the 13th year the tournament had been held. It typically is held in May. However, organizers had to reschedule the tournament due to the pandemic.

To learn more about the Triumph Over Kid Cancer foundation, click here.