Black Creek Mountain Hosts RMHC Verizon Wireless Golf Classic To Benefit Ronald McDonald House

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Black Creek Club hosted the RMHC Verizon Wireless Golf Classic on Monday, Aug 25. The annual event supports the RonaldMcDonald House Charities of Chattanooga providing resources and stability for local families caring for seriously ill children.  

“Black Creek is proud to host the charity golf tournament.,” said Jon Zeimet, head golf professional. "It’s always a pleasure working with the Ronald McDonald team and players. Everyone has a great time and it’s for a great cause!” 

Over 200 people attended the Chattanooga RMHC Verizon Wireless Golf Classic, which consisted of 45 teams, several sponsors and organized contests such as closes-to-the-pin and hole-in-one. The charity golf tournament met its goal to raise $60,000, which will fund Ronald McDonald House operations for a month and a half.  The presenting sponsor, Verizon Wireless, has sponsored the event for the past five years and provides the scoring device tablets to ease the scoring process for golfers.  

“We celebrated 15 years of having the Golf Classic with Black Creek,” said Tiffany Cobb, director of Development. "It’s a beautiful course and our golfers love playing there”.

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Chattanooga was established in 1990 with 14 guest rooms and was expanded to 26 rooms in 2000.  It is the 137th House to be built. There are now over 330 Ronald McDonald Houses around the world. 

Black Creek Mountain hosts many annual charity events throughout the year. The events range from golf tournaments to a 5K run and a Holiday Home tour. The Club and Community of Black Creek work together with the city of Chattanooga to give back and help the overall community. To host an event at Black Creek please contact the Club at 423 822-2582.



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