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Discovery Classic Golf Tournament

Discovery Classic Golf Tournament

On Friday, July 24, 2009 at Black Rock Golf Course Hagerstown, the Discovery Station at Hagerstown and the Hagerstown Lions Club are cosponsoring the Third Annual Discovery Classic Golf Tournament.
"We are very glad to be partnering with the Hagerstown Lions Club for this third annual summer community fundraising event," says Marie Byers, President/CEO at Discovery Station. "Both Discovery Station and the Hagerstown Lions Club support sight education. Visit our VISION exhibit from NIH/NEI. Supporting healthy outdoor activities is part of our "Healthy Bodies Matter" exhibit focus."
Shotgun start is at 8:15am. The tournament is a Four Person Scramble Flighted format with a team minimum handicap of 50. Lady golfers are warmly welcomed.
Tournament prizes will be awarded to the top three teams in each flight and to winners of special contests, including Longest Drive on Designated Par 5 and Closest to Pin on all Par Threes. The Discovery Putting Challenge, open to all players as well as non-golfers, offers a $5,000 grand prize for the finalist who can sink a 50 ft. putt.
Entry fee is only $80 per golfer. A hole sponsorship, including foursome, is $400. The fee includes registration, duffer's bag, greens fee and cart fee, beverage cart, buffet luncheon, multiple prizes, and free-range balls at 8:00 a.m. Golfers' entry also includes two free putts in the Discovery Putting Challenge. Two additional putts can be purchased for $5 each. Non-golfers can enter the Discovery Putting Challenge and enjoy the buffet luncheon for a $25 entry fee.
Corporate hole sponsorships are $100 each. Business sponsorships are available at three levels: Eagle $5,000; Birdie $2,500; Par $1,000.
Download a registration form at discoverystation.org Golf Tournament web page. Registration forms are also available at the Admissions' Desk at Discovery Station, 101 W. Washington Street, Hagerstown, MD 21740 during museum operating hours or call 301-790-0076 or 877-790-0076 toll free to have a registration form faxed, e-mailed or sent to you or your organization. Registration forms may also be available at some area golf courses. Entry fee by check made payable to Discovery Classic Golf Tournament must be submitted to the above address with a completed registration form. Entry fee may also be paid with Visa, MasterCard or Discover card when paid with registration in person at Discovery Station. Registration deadline is July 7, 2009.
Get your registration in early. Many golfers who participated in the first two tournaments will be returning for the Third Annual Discovery Classic Golf Tournament. There is a limit of 128 players.
Phone inquiries may be directed to Lion Jim Fritsch at 301-797-2650 during business hours or E-mail info@discoverystation.org.
The Discovery Classic Golf Tournament benefits Discovery Station exhibits and operations and the numerous sight conservation and community projects funded by the Hagerstown Lions Club Foundation. "The funds raised will help both the Hagerstown Lions Club and Discovery Station better serve our community," said Ms. Byers.

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