2016 ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT
Posted Saturday, March 11, 2006
This year's Annual Golf Tournament, benefiting the Association's Education & Scholarship Fund, was held on Thursday, May 12, 2016 at Abacoa Golf Club in Jupiter.
It commenced with a shotgun start for all golfers at 1.00 pm. At 6.00 pm the Awards Presentation & Reception, including a sumptuous buffet and bar, took place with the Championship Trophy going to the winning foursome (low gross score) from Finn Marketing (Peter Galiette, Captain). Awards for the winners of: three Flights of golfing foursomes from CSI, Hilton Singer Island and the Palm Beach County Sports Commission; Putting Contest - Maison Germanelli; Longest Drive - Taylor Simpson; and Closest to the Pin - Kenny Clarke, were made. The Sportman's Trophy, in memory of our Past President Christine Hamblin, was presented to John Bailey (Hilton Suites Boca Raton,GM)
The popular Travel Auction followed immediately afterwards with many fabulous prizes available, supplied by members and their associates. The drawing for the winner of our Super Raffle, with a cash prize of almost $3,000 also took place.
The proceeds from the tournament, raffle and auction all go to the Association's Education & Scholarship Fund and netted almost $20,000!! Over the last twenty years the Fund has awarded scholarships totaling nearly $200,000.00 to hospitality students at the Association's Hotel Day in October each year and supported the Association's Hospitality Workforce Program.