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When

Saturday, October 16, 2021 from 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT
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Where

Emerald Lake Golf Club 
9750 Tournament Drive
Matthews, NC 28104
 

 
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Contact

Dick Griffin
704-904-2297 
dickgriffin@att.net 

Rick Gross
704-442-3420
rick.gross@morganstanley.com

 
Gene Fitzpatrick Memorial Golfing for Goldens Benefit Golf Tournament

The Golden Retriever Rescue Club of Charlotte, Inc. (GRRCC) will host its 19th Annual Gene Fitzpatrick Memorial Golfing for Goldens Benefit Golf Tournament, on Saturday, October 16, 2021 at Emerald Lake Golf Club located at 9750 Tournament Dr in Matthews, NC 28104  beginning at 1:00 PM. Registration will begin at Noon.

This is the third year, for the now renamed, Gene Fitzpatrick Memorial Golfing for Goldens Benefit Golf Tournament.  Gene was the President of the Golden Retriever Rescue Club of Charlotte for 11 years and his love of golf and goldens made this one of his very favorite events.

The tournament format is a four-person Captain’s Choice with a shotgun start.  Registration is only $125 per player ($400 per team) and includes golf, range balls, cash prizes for low gross and low net.  The 2nd and 3rd place low gross and low net will win rounds of golf.  Mulligans will be sold separately the day of the event: (4) for $20. There will also be a Closest to the Pin and Long Drive Contest.

This year, in an effort to make this the greatest tournament ever, we are asking each person that registers to contact your friends, golf buddies and work associates to join you is this great event and to also ask if they are willing to donate goods and/or services to be used as raffle and auction prizes.

We only had less than 10 members play golf in 2019's event.  There are many of you that play, and we urge your participation.  Get your clubs cleaned, contact your buddies to make a foursome and come and enjoy a great day honoring, and helping, our Golden rescues.  We also need your assistance in obtaining sponsorships at our tee and/or green areas.  In the tee and green area’s we’ll have a sign with your message/advertisement.  These sponsorships are $125 each or at both the tee and green area’s for $200.

Rounding out the event will be a raffle and silent auction for numerous valuable items.  Cost also includes a box lunch and a dinner following the golf event.

Deadline for player registration is Saturday, October 9, 2021.  There will be a 120 player maximum so register early.

Register early to make sure that you are part of this great annual event and cause.

Together we can make this an outstanding event, and as Gene so often said, "It's all about the Dogs".

So Register now by clicking below or contact Dick Griffin or  Rick Gross with any questions you may have. 

GRRCC is a volunteer-staffed 501(c) (3) non-profit organization located in Charlotte, NC. Donations and fund-raising events allow us to care for and find loving homes for unwanted, orphaned and stray Golden Retrievers from all over the Charlotte and Western NC region. Without fund-raising, our programs would not be possible. Please help us in our continuing efforts by joining us for a day of “Golfing for Goldens”.