Connors was appreciated for his charitable contributions. It has been reported that the Chuck Connors Invitational Golf Tournament has raised over $400,000.00 and the proceeds have gone to Angel View Crippled Children's Foundation. He was active with the United Way and participated in fundraisers for officers wounded in the line of duty.
Ben Gazzara & his wife, Elke Stuckmann at a 1982 - Charitable Golf Invitational Tournament
sponsored by Chuck Connors.
This picture is a from my own personal collection. This originally came from Chuck's personal collection.
These pictures are from the Chuck Connors 2nd Annual Charitable Invitational Golf Tournament
This is the program from the Chuck Connors 4th Annual Charitable Invitational Golf Tournament
This is the program from the Chuck Connors 5th Annual Charitable Invitational Golf Tournament
This was held April 16, 17, 18, 1971 at Canyon Country Club, Palm Springs, California
In memory of Danny Munday 3/29/55 — 12/27/70
Although this was not from a golf tournament, but it is a charitable jester, I thought this would fit right in here on this page.....
Lubbock, Texas — A Polio Victim's Pal -- When polio victim Gary Perkins, 6, lay unable to walk or sit up, Chuck (The Rifleman) Connors of TV fame, gave him encouragement to be walking the next time he appeared in Lubbock. That Friday Gary & Chuck were together again -- and Gary was walking. Chuck presented Gary with a replica of his famous rifle.
This is from my collection & is an original AP Wire Photo.
PALM SPRINGS, Ca.....April22--IKE VISITS CRIPPLED CHILDREN —
Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower tickles one of the several crippled children while visiting the Canyon Country Club where actor Chuck Connors gold tournament for Angel View Cripple Children's Hospital is being help. Connors holds Richy, 6, as Mrs. Connors (Kamala Devi), right, looks on. At the table are Bobbie, 6, ( left) and Jimmie, 15, (right). Others are unidentified. APwirephoto 1968
Chuck Connors Obituary
In Memory of "The Rifleman"
1921 - 1992
© 1992 David Fury
Golf Hall of Fame
The Golf Course
Chuck Connors - The Dugout
The Basketball Court
Chuck Connors Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
Chuck Connors was inducted into the
Cowboy Hall of Fame in 1991
Table of Content to Everything Chuck Connors
Now available on
Chuck Connors.....The Man Behind the Rifle
by David Fury
Edited version of the 1997 book, with lots of new photos, and also a complete Rifleman episode/plot synopsis guide.
around The McCain Ranch