United Way of Greater Union County Hosts Annual Golf Classic
Wednesday, July 18, 2012 • 4:10pm
United Way of Greater Union County’s (UWGUC) Golf Classic will be hosted on Monday, August 6, 2012 at Canoe Brook Country Club in Summit, one of the county’s premiere private golf clubs. The premier 18 hole course has played host to the U.S. Open Sectional Qualifiers, the British Open International Final Qualifying America and the U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship, to name a few.
Members of UWGUC’s golf committee are hard at work on plans for its annual event. “This year’s Golf Classic is going to be a top-tier, exciting event that golf enthusiasts will not want to miss” said Larry J. Lockhart, 2012 Golf Committee Chair. “The Classic combines a wonderful day of golf on a great course along with the ability to raise awareness and funds for a very worthwhile cause.” Tournament proceeds will support United Way’s Community Fund, which helps to improve the live and change conditions in the community by strengthening families.
The fun packed day includes a buffet lunch, cocktail hour, four star dinner, wonderful silent auction and much more. This year’s putting contest is offering one lucky winner a chance to win up to $10,000! Raffle prizes include items like the iPad 3 and others unique items. Hole-in-one prizes include:
· Tickets for the 2013 Super Bowl in New Orleans (February 2013) – prize includes roundtrip airfare for two, accommodations for five days and four nights at the New Orleans Prominent Hotel (all taxes & gratuities included) and passes to the Pre-Game Super Bowl Party. The winner will also receive Upper Level End Zone tickets for the Super Bowl Championship game, ticket lanyard and Super Bowl gift bag.
· Tickets for the Masters 2013 in August, GA (April 11-14) – prize includes roundtrip airfare for two, five night accommodations at the Sheraton Augusta (Wednesday – Sunday), tickets to all four tournament rounds (Thursday – Sunday), special lodge on the Magnolia, guest privileges, and concierge assistance.
· Tickets for the 2013 British Open in Murifield, Scotland (July 18-21) – prize includes roundtrip airfare for two, Deluxe King bedroom for five nights at the Nether Abbey (Wednesday - Sunday), all taxes & gratuities includes, two grounds passes to The Open Championship (Thursday – Sunday) and concessions on a daily basis.
An additional highlight for 2012 is the online auction. United Way supporters can bid on one-of –a kind items and experiences all online by visiting: www.biddingforgood.com/golf2012. Not a golfer? Join us for dinner. Visit http://www.uwguc.org/annual-golf-outing to view a copy of our brochure and registration form.