There is still time to sign up for the ExxonMobil Fifth Annual United Way Golf Tournament on Friday, July 10, at the Yucca Ridge Golf Club. All proceeds from the tournament will be donated to the Seward County United Way.
Thanks to tournament sponsor DILLCO Fluid Service, participants could win $10,000 by shooting a hole-in-one on hole 5. “They’ve been a terrific supporter of the golf tournament,” said Kay Burtzloff, executive director of the Seward County United Way.
“What’s makes it even more exciting this year is that the Liberal Harley-Davidson store has signed on as a sponsor so we have a second hole-in-one prize on hole 14 – it’s a 2009 Haley Davidson Fatboy,” Burtzloff said.
"Then we also have a choice of three prizes if they make a hole-in-one on the fourth hole,” said Doretta Delay, the organizer of the event. “We think this will make
the event more exciting for our golfers.”
The tournament is a four-person scramble with shotgun starts at 7:15 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. The entry fee is $65 per golfer, if you register by July 9 or $75 at the door. Entry fee includes a free lunch, cart rental, and a team picture. Mulligans are available at $5 apiece and can be purchased with early registration or at the door. Prizes will be awarded to first, second and third places in each flight and there are also many individual hole prizes.
Balon Valve will be providing the barbeque lunch again as one of the
tournament sponsors. “I’d come play golf just for the terrific lunch,” said Burtzloff, “and I appreciate that they donated all the leftover food last year to our homeless shelter.”
Delay said that there are also hole prizes on every hole and lots of door prizes. “Everyone will be taking something home at the end of the day because we also have a goodie bag for every participant.”
Delay said that there were some great opportunities for sponsorships for the golf tournament left. “We have different levels on sponsorships
including Platinum Sponsor, Gold Sponsor, Silver Sponsor and Bronze Sponsor. We’ve got a variety of ways to recognize our sponsors,
including banners, program book, radio ads and newspaper articles. The main thing is that we want this to be a fun event that raises money for
Burtzloff said, “ExxonMobil has been terrific supporters of United Way in the past but this will really help us get our 2010 campaign off to a
great start. I plan to be there the whole day, cheering on the teams.”
Eighteen of the Seward County United Way's 25 agencies serve beyond Seward County. "Many of our agencies serve the region, not just Seward County," Burtzloff said. "That's why the ExxonMobil office in Hugoton has been willing to help us in our fundraising because services come back to Stevens County."
For more information about the golf tournament or to register, contact Delay at 620-544-5525, Jackie McBride, 620-356-7526, or Burtzloff at 620-624-5400.