Nothing But Sunshine for North Course Golf Tournament

The Annual Member/Guest Golf Tournament held at North Golf Course postponed in November due to a ...

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The Annual Member/Guest Golf Tournament held at North Golf Course postponed in November due to a very soggy Saturday, was rescheduled and successfully took place Saturday, December 10, 2011 instead.

Golfers could not have asked for a more beautiful day to swing away. Even the early morning weather was sunny and bright, the perfect conditions for a most promising round of golf.

With over eighty participants, the Member/ Guest Tournament is North Course’s largest tournament of the year. The ultimate goal is to build relations within the golf community by encouraging current members to bring a friend, spread awareness, and of course have a good time while they’re at it.

As their biggest fundraiser of the year, the tournament is an opportunity for members to bring guests not only to participate, but also to check out the course and hopefully decide to join.

Head golf pro, Jaime Sanchez-Marin Jr., remarks of the event, “It is a wonderful atmosphere. With plenty of food, fun, and prizes…it’s a fun time for all.”

golf tournament
golf tournament
An entire list of varying contests and coordinating prizes enticed golfers throughout the day. A putting contest kicked off the tournament, with three obstacle course challenges. Jaime confesses he checked it out the night before concluding, “It’s pretty sneaky.”

Other competitions included: closest to the pin, closest to the line, hole-in-one at each hole, and a longest drive. Prizes ranged from a Seiko watch to cash winnings, but the coveted award was a brand new custom Prestige golf cart.

All levels of experience are invited to play in the tournament. Younger or less experienced golfers have their handicap factored in which makes t