15th Annual Ronald McDonald House Charities Golf Classic Is Aug. 25

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Area golfers will tee off for the 15th annual Chattanooga Ronald McDonald House Charities® Verizon Wireless Golf Classic on Aug. 25. Golfers may register a team or join a team as an individual. Entry fee for one player is $300, which includes two meals plus a goody bag of various items and coupons plus a $75 voucher to purchase pro-shop items. Teams are $1,200. Players may also purchase a $25 Fun Card that comes with two mulligans, an extra door prize ticket, a skirt, and the chance to putt for prizes.

Contests will be held throughout the tournament for holes-in-one, closest-to-the-pin and putting. Awards will also be given to first and second place in each flight. The hole-in-one grand prize for each morning and afternoon round is a 13-month lease on a 2014 Mercedes-Benz C250 from Long of Chattanooga. Golfers may also try their luck for a chance to win prizes for the additional par-3 holes. The best overall team for the day will be awarded the RMHC Kaylor Cup

1885 Grill will be presenting a delicious dinner for guests to enjoy. Chattanooga Whiskey will be providing a whiskey tasting from 5:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. Organizers invite each participating golfer to bring a paid guest to dinner and enjoy the Silent Auction for $20. The festivities will begin around 5:30 p.m.

Date: Monday, Aug. 25 at 8:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

Location: Black Creek Club, 4700 Cummings Cove Dr., Chattanooga, TN 37419

Registration: Online at www.rmhchattanooga.com ends on Aug. 18.

For more information about registration and volunteer opportunities at this event, contact Tiffany Cobb at 423 778-4338 or tiffany.cobb@rmhchattanooga.com.


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