King’s to host Farber Memorial Golf Tournament; Kirk Borchert of Back Mountain named chair

King’s to host Farber Memorial Golf Tournament; Kirk Borchert of Back Mountain named chair

For Immediate Release
Further Information: Contact Joseph Giomboni
Public Relations Office, (570) 208-5958

April 12, 2012 – King’s College will host the 28th Annual Rev. Paul Farber, C.S.C. Memorial Golf Tournament on Friday, June 8, at Mill Race Golf and Camping Resort in Benton. All proceeds benefit the College’s Farber Memorial Scholarship Fund.

Kirk Borchert, a 1991 graduate of King’s, is the returning chair of the Farber Tournament Committee. He is currently a Systems Security Consultant for MetLife. In addition, he is a member of King’s Executive Committee of the Century Club and 2005 Graduate of Leadership Wilkes-Barre. He resides in the Back Mountain with his wife, Lisa, daughter, Rhiannon, and son, A.J.

The cost per golfer is $150 and includes greens fees, carts, refreshments, and a post-tournament barbecue and awards ceremony. The tournament will begin at 11 a.m. with a shotgun start and will have a captain and crew format. Hole sponsorships are $100; Flag sponsorships cost $250; and major sponsorships begin at $500.

Five golfers who are closest to the pin on the par-three holes will be given an opportunity to participate in a “Million Dollar Hole in One Shootout.” The Farber Tournament is the only local tournament to offer this feature.

For information or to register, please contact Kim Cardone, director of annual giving programs atKing’s College, at (570) 208-5900, ext. 5677 or email

Farber Memorial Golf Tournament committeemembers, seated from left are:Mary Rosto; Jim Bone, Rose Marie Panzitta, chair of Gift Procurement; Kirk Borchert, Chair; Bill Vinsko, Chair of the Century Club Executive Committee; and Kim Cardone. Standing: Herb Godfrey, Mary Wood, Tom Landon, Bill Runner, Kathie Daskalakes, Tom Zabresky, Jackie Zabresky, Brian Vinsko, Jackie Grant, Freddie Pettit, and Bill Behm.

King’s College is a Catholic College sponsored by the Congregation of the Holy Cross.

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