Golf for a Great Cause: Daily Sports Digest, June 13, 2012

See what your local student athletes—and their biggest supporters—are up to.

Welcome to Patch's daily snapshot of sports in Pleasantville and Briarcliff Manor.


For the second year in a row, Briarcliff was the state Class B finalist.

Vincent Mercogliano of the LoHud Baseball Blog has acknowledged this, saying that Bears standouts John Fussell and Spencer Kulman are potential candidates for the blog's Westchester/Putnam Player of the Year.


We thank Support Connection for the below submission:

Golf Tournament to Benefit Cancer Support Services

WHAT: The Seventh Annual Golf Outing to Benefit Support Connection. Hosted by .

WHEN: July 16, 2012

WHERE: Salem Golf Club, 18 Bloomer Rd., North Salem, NY 10560

Club Fit, with locations in and Jefferson Valley, is delighted to host the Seventh Annual  Golf Outing. Support Connection is a Yorktown Heights-based organization dedicated to providing emotional, social, and educational support services to women, their families and friends affected by breast and ovarian cancer.

The tournament is set up in a shotgun scramble format: All foursomes begin at the same time. Each player in a foursome hits a shot, then proceeds to the location of the best shot and hits from there.

The schedule is as follows: 10:30am-11:45am Registration; 11:45 am-12:35 pm Lunch; 1pm Tee Off; 6pm-7pm Cocktail Hour (Open Bar); 7 pm–9pm Buffet dinner in main dining room, award ceremony, prizes.

A Spirit of Giving Award will be presented to Raymond Kolkmann, Sr., President of Raymond Opticians, Inc. for his years of dedication to Support Connection and the community.

The cost to participate is $215 per golfer. Includes golf reservations, green fees, caddie fees, golf cart, deluxe luncheon, cocktail hour and dinner reception.

There will be giveaways as well as foursome and individual awards. Hole in One prize is a 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee. There will also be raffles and fabulous prizes available. To attend just the cocktail hour and dinner reception, the cost is only $75.

Sponsorships are also available. For information on golfing as an individual or with a foursome, dinner reservations, or sponsorship opportunities, contact Michelle DeIeso at 914-962-6402 or michelle.deieso@supportconnection.org.

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