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NFL Star’s Canceled Charity at Trump Golf Course Back On After New Sponsor Steps Up

“We care about raising money for charity and we're also not a bunch of babies,” PublicSq. Founder and CEO Michael Seifert said about his company’s decision to sponsor the event.

MIAMI, FLORIDA — A company aimed at fighting “woke” businesses intercepted an NFL player’s canceled charity event after sponsors backed out of the event at Trump National in Doral.

Buffalo Bills Safety Jordan Poyer announced on Friday that his annual charity golf tournament will take place on July 10 as originally scheduled. Poyer called off the event on June 24, citing blowback from sponsors who were upset he chose a Trump-owned golf course to host the event.

“Unfortunately, there have been a numerous amount of teams up north that have pulled out of the tournament, not just out of the tournament but also wrote emails to a big sponsor that was going to help sponsor my tournament,” he said in an Instagram video at the time.

Poyer shared the update during an interview on Fox News, informing viewers that the event would take place on July 10 as originally planned. PublicSq. (Public Square) – an app and website that connects freedom-loving Americans with companies that share their values – stepped up to sponsor the event.

“At @officialpsq, we care about raising money for charity and we're also not a bunch of babies,” PublicSq. Founder and CEO Michael Seifert wrote in a tweet that racked up over 1.8 million views.

“Shout out to Public Square for just doing right, man. You guys are awesome. I appreciate you guys so much,” Poyer told his 392,000 followers on Instagram on Saturday. “Put your beliefs aside, put your thoughts aside. It don’t matter. Just come and have a great time.”

Proceeds from the event will support Erie County Medical Center (ECMC) in Buffalo.


Seifert launched PublicSq. in 2021 with the goal of fighting back against corporate America’s abuse of power.

“I’m not a political person. I’m like a normal dude from 2006 and the country just left me. I haven’t changed,” he said on the Andy Frisella podcast last month. “I’m not trying to hyper-politicize the marketplace. We’re building something in response to what they’ve done.”

Seifert said his team is currently vetting a backlog of over 7,000 companies that are seeking to join PublicSq. and they now have over 55 thousand businesses on the free app.

“We like to say: ‘We’re way more about what we’re for than what we’re against,’” he added. “For many years we just screamed ‘Boycott! Boycott!’ It doesn’t carry the same weight unless you have something else to land on. We’re trying to be that landing pad.”