Further information: Contact John McAndrew
Public Relations Office, (570) 208-5958
March 21, 2018 - One of the longest running local golf tournaments in region will celebrate its 34th anniversary in 2018.
The Annual Rev. Paul Farber, C.S.C., Memorial Golf Tournament will be held on Friday, June 8, at Mill Race Golf and Camping Resort in Benton. Proceeds from the captain and crew tournament benefit the Farber Community Scholarship Fund, which benefits students with high financial need.
The cost per golfer is $150 if you register on or before Friday, April 27. All registrations after that date will have an entry fee of $165. Your entry fee includes greens fees and cart, range balls, tournament souvenirs and participation a chipping/putting contest. Golfers will also enjoy coffee and danish prior to the 11 a.m. shotgun start, a grilled lunch, refreshments, post-tourney hors d’oeuvres and open bar, a dinner and awards ceremony.
Golfers who are closest to the pin on qualifying par-three holes will be given the opportunity to participate in a $1 Million Hole-in-One shootout.
The tournament also provides special features such as on-hole amenities and wonderful raffle prizes, including a Pittsburgh Penguins signed team jersey by Evgeni Malkin.
Hole sponsorships are available at $100, flag sponsorships are available for $250, and major sponsorships begin at $500. For more information or to register, contact Cheryl Nardone at (570)208-5900 ext. 5359 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pictured is the winning foursome from last year’s Farber Tournament with Father John Ryan, C.S.C., King’s president; Freddie Pettit, vice president for institutional advancement; and, Brian Vinsko, tournament chair. Pictured, from left, is Pettit, Dr. Charles Blewitt, Jim Ghigiarelli, Ryan, Atty. Charles DeCosmo, Dr. J.C. Blewitt, and Vinsko.