New Haven's Columbus House to benefit from Orange Congregational Church golf tourney
The 18-hole event begins at 7:30 a.m. for registration and breakfast, organizers said in a release. he shotgun start begins at 8:30 a.m. and will feature a scramble format, the release said. It will conclude with lunch and the distribution of raffle prizes.
A minimum of 50 percent of the funds raised will be given to support the work of Columbus House, the New Haven-based organization that provide services for homeless adults in Greater New Haven.
Columbus House’ Communications Coordinator Lisa Polizzo said there is a PDF of the registration form here.
The remainder of the funds will be distributed to a variety of local charitable and community services, the release said.
“Players will receive goody bags; prizes for various events including closest to the pin, longest drive, and a hole-in-one contest; breakfast; on-course refreshments; and lunch at Bear & Grill,” the release said.
Carts are included. David Rubelmann is heading the planning for the tournament, the release said.
Cost is $125 per golfer. There is a $50 discount for a student golfing with their parent. Lunch is available to non-golfers for $25. A variety of sponsorships are available including Tee sponsorship for $100 (with your name at the tee); breakfast for $250; lunch for $750; Silver for $2,500 (includes 1 foursome); Gold for $5,000 (includes 2 foursomes); and Longest Drive/Closest to the Pin/Putting Green Contest for $500 each.
Checks can be mailed to: Orange Congregational Church, 205 Meeting House Lane, Orange, 06477. All sponsorships are tax deductible.
Anyone interested in playing in the tournament, being a sponsor, or contributing prizes can call the church office at 203-795-9749, the release said.
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