This fall promises to be a busy one for golfers with the number of fundraising golf tournaments scheduled so far. Plan ahead and reserve your foursomes early, as many of these events have been known to sell out.
All tournaments start at 7:30 AM with registration or check in and breakfast followed by an 8:30 AM start time.
13th Annual Golf Tournament
October 1, Marco Island Country Club
All proceeds benefit the Marco Police Foundation Scholarship Police Emergency Fund. Presented by CJ’s on the Bay. The cost is $125 per person. Includes golf cart, greens fee, gift bag, breakfast, awards luncheon and prizes. $10,000 hole-in-one prize. Go to www.marcopolicefoundation.org/events for more information or call Joe Grande 239-389-2823, Curt Koon 239-389-4511 or Dick Shanahan 239-860-4354. Checks should be made payable and mailed to Marco Police Foundation Scholarship, 1083 N. Collier Blvd. # 123, Marco Island, FL 34145.
Christmas Island Style
9th Annual Golf Tournament
October 8, Island Country Club
All monies raised benefit Christmas Island Style events on Marco Island. Prizes for all flights. The cost is $120 per player, and includes golf cart, greens fee, breakfast, gift bag, awards luncheon and prizes. Hole sponsorships are $100. For more information call Bette McGilvray 239-394-1477, Steve Stefanides 239-250-8348 or Wayne Purvis 312-607-5969. Checks may be sent to Christmas Island Style, P.O. Box 1216 Marco Island, FL 34146. Visit www.christmasislandstyle.com.
Third Annual Disco Dave
Memorial Golf Tournament
October 16, The Rookery at Marco
Proceeds will be donated to Jacob Carranza, age 2, who has a hearing deficiency, which requires surgical implants. Four-person scramble is $100 per player, and includes green fees, golf cart, lunch and prizes. Hole sponsorships are $50. For more information, call Jim Goodall at 239-370-3474 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Center for the Arts
4th Annual Golf Tournament
October 29, Hammock Bay Golf Club
Proceeds benefit the Marco Island Center for the Arts. The cost is $150 per player, which includes lunch and three mulligans. Contact Bruce Robertson at BCRFORGE@aol.com or call the Center at 239-394-4221. Visit www.marcoislandart.org.
The Nature Preserve Open
November 29, Classics Golf
& Country Club at Lely Resort
Proceeds benefit the Marco Island Nature Preserve and Bird Sanctuary. The cost is $125 per person, $500 per foursome. Includes golf cart, continental breakfast, lunch and cash prizes. Contests for the longest drive, longest putt, and Beat the Pro. Hole-in-one, 50/50 raffle and mulligan tickets. Hole sponsorships are $100. Register by email: email@example.com or call 239-207-9115. Checks may be sent to P.O. Box 983, Marco Island, FL 34146.