Charity Golf Tournament For Walter E. Boehm Birth Defects Center Is June 7

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

The 30th Annual Shirley Logan-Renia Williams Little Angels Golf Tournament will be held on June 7 at the Calhoun Elks Lodge.   

Sponsored by local area Teamsters and Philips Van-Heusen, this charity event raises money for the Walter E. Boehm Birth Defects Center, a local non-profit that provides medical, financial and psychosocial support children born with neural tube defects.  To date, the tournament has raised over $900,000 for the center.

The tournament has tee times at 8:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. with select shot, two-person teams with a minimum of four flights.  A Ping driver will be given for each player of the leading team of each of the flights and a Ping bag awarded for each player of the second place team in each of the four flights.  

The entry fee is $100 per player and includes green fees, cart, one mulligan, one team photo, and food and refreshments throughout the day.  The cut-off date is Thursday, June 5, at 5 p.m. or the first 224 paid applicants.  

For tournament application or more information, please visit www.boehmbdc.com or call 778-2222.



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