Hickory – The Hickory Kiwanis and the Kiwanis Club of Western Catawba County will host its annual Charity Golf Tournament on Friday, September 14, 2018  at Ole Still Golf Club, which at one time was known as Oliver’s Landing. The golf course is located out NC 127 north, cross the bridge and turn left at the traffic light.

All proceeds from this event will benefit children’s needs in our schools, the Kiwanis Park/Zahra Baker All Children PlayGround and the Kiwanis Children’s Splash Pad, High School Key Clubs and College Circle K Programs, the Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club, Children’s Advocacy Center, Dictionaries for third grade students, Terrific Kids Kiwanis programs in the Elementary Schools as well as many other worthwhile programs that will benefit children in Hickory and Catawba County.

The tournament will kick off with a morning and afternoon tee times.  The registration for the 8 am tee time will be at 7:30 am. Afternoon players will register from 11 am to 12:30 pm. Tee time for the afternoon will be 1 pm. The format will be Captain’s Choice.  SHOTGUN starts at 8 am for morning and 1 pm for the afternoon tee times.

There will be several Hole in One opportunities like a new car sponsored by Jim Armstrong Subaru of Hickory. There will be a 50/50 raffle fundraiser, as well as a 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place team prizes. There will be water and soft drinks as well as snacks and goodie bags for all entries.  Our lunch is provided by Texas Roadhouse of Hickory from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm. The entry fee is $300 per foursome or $75 per player.  The tournament is opened to male and female participants.

Brochures on the tournament will be at Ole Still Pro Shop or you can call or email the following Kiwanis Golf Committee members for brochures and questions.  Bill Straka 828-495-4828 (wstraka@charter.net), and Helen Devlin 828-244-3665  (devlinhe@gmail.com).

Kiwanians are asking all golfers and the citizens of Hickory and Catawba County to come and join our efforts to continue the support of our children’s needs throughout the community.