2015 Golf Tournament Wrap-Up
We held our 12th annual golf tournament on Friday September 11th at Mather Golf Course this year in memory of all of those who lost so much in 2001. Sponsored by Norwood Pines Alzheimer's Care Center, this year's event was wrapped in patriotism. We had American flags on all of the carts; red, white & blue bannered BBQ dinner sponsored by Medic Ambulance; and an American-made Harley-Davidson on the 14th hole courtesy of Folsom Harley-Davidson.
Kicking things off, CiminoCare offered coffee and a free continental breakfast for all of the golfers. This year's big prize? $50,000 sponsored by Justin Prillwitz (Realty One Group Complete) for the lucky golfer who could make a hole-in-one on the 7th! Also, up for grabs was $25,000 sponsored by Warren G. Bender Insurance Services for a hole-in-one at the Harley-Davidson hole (#14).
Although the hole-in-one prizes went unclaimed this year, we had several winners for "closest to the pin", "longest drive" and a putting contest. The lowest score for a foursome this year went to Shawn Hendren's team sponsored by Advance Home Health and Hospice. Each winning golfer received a $100 pro-shop gift card and the right to hold the coveted trophy in their office for an entire year!
After play, Asa Jennings, General Manager of Mather Golf Course put on a fantastic BBQ dinner and golfers competed for fabulous raffle prizes including: free golf tokens to a number of Billy Casper Golf courses, Harley-Davidson apparel and gift card, tickets to see Scott Bradlee's PostModern Jukebox at the Crest Theatre in December, tickets for the Folsom Symphony at Harris Center in Folsom, and over a dozen wonderful gift baskets filled with merchandise from our many sponsors.
A salute to our individual hole sponsors this year: Revere Court Memory Care, Bristol Hospice, Advanced Home Health/Hospice, Atria El Camino Gardens Assisted Living, Alpha One Ambulance, Interim HealthCare, Aegis of Carmichael Assisted Living, Right At Home Healthcare, VerusCare, Eskaton, Golden Pond Assisted Living, and Bennett Medical. These generous people make our tournament possible.
A special thank you to our "Closest to the Pin" sponsors - A Senior Connection and the Commons of Elk Grove; "Longest Drive" sponsors - Sherrie Swass Interiors and Bernard and Marion Crown; and the Putting Contest sponsor - Bristol Hospice.
Among our many golfers were Tom Argill of Alpha-One who provided 12 golfers for this year's tournament; Len and Anna Guidera from Folsom Harley-Davidson who added a little extra bling to the course; Mike Fitzgerald from Safeway's Arden-Arcade store who kept our golfers cool with plenty of ice and bottles of water; and foursomes from Bristol Hospice, Interim Healthcare, Revere Court, VerusCare, ProTransport-1 Ambulance, Golden Pond, Right At Home, Medic Ambulance, and Norwood Pines.
Capping off the evening was entertainment by our favorite band, Senillica, performing hits from the 50's and 60's. See everyone next year…