Fulton’s Lions, Kiwanis, Rotary and Sunrise Rotary clubs have joined together with tournament title sponsor Eastern Shore Associates Insurance (ESA) for the ‘Swing 4 Service’ Second Annual Golf Open, it was announced by Jerry Stanard, tournament chairman and Fulton Kiwanis member.
The event is scheduled for Sat. Aug. 20, at Emerald Crest Golf Course, Palermo, with an 8:00 a.m. shotgun start featuring a best ball captain and crew format. An awards banquet will immediately follow at Tavern on the Lock, Fulton.
“We’ve all partnered together, with the help of ESA, for this second annual tournament to aid us in assisting the many programs we support in the Fulton community,” Stanard said. “Sponsorship from local businesses and individuals has been overwhelming and heartwarming. We know we’ll have great participation and be able to help so many deserving organizations and individuals as a result.
“All golfers will receive a certificate for a complimentary club from Warrior Custom Golf and there are cash prizes for the first two teams in both men and mixed (minimum of two women golfers): $600 for first place and $300 for second place. In addition, we have a $15,000 cash Hole-in-one contest and three bonus holes with the chance to win a Sharp LCD Flat Screen TV, Callaway Diablo irons, or domestic round trip airfare for two.
“We also have a putting contest, longest drive contest for men and women, a closest to the pin contest for men and women, and straightest drive contest. Plus, there’s a ‘skins’ game available.
“Hole and tee sponsorships are still available for $100 each and teams are $300 each. Registration or sponsorship information is available by calling me at 593-0646 or e-mailing me at: [email protected]. Team registration and hole/tee sponsorships are due by July 31 and the tournament is limited to the first 30 teams.”
Among the many organizations served by Fulton Lions, Kiwanis, Rotary and Sunrise Rotary are: Kiwanis Kid Haven Baseball, Guiding Eyes for the Blind, Fulton Public Library, Fulton Wrestling Club, Fulton Youth Soccer, Hockey and Basketball; YMCA Speed Demons, Fulton Salvation Army, Rotary International Humanitarian and Disaster Relief programs, eyeglasses and hearing aids for Fulton residents, Catholic Charities Food Pantry, Make-A-Wish Foundation, American Cancer Society, and many more.
In addition to ESA, the event’s other major sponsor is Fulton Savings Bank. Other sponsors include: Chirello Advertising, Gosch Supply, Huhtamaki, Johnson’s Propane, Fulton NAPA Auto Parts, Pathfinder Industries, Nelson Law Firm, Joe Bush’s Collision, Universal Metal Works, Foster Funeral Home and Do-It-Right Plumbing.
For further information, contact Stanard at 593-0646 or [email protected]