136 local and regional golfers will tee off at 11:00 AM on Thursday for the 49th Annual Greater Hazleton Chamber of Commerce Golf Outing. The shotgun start tournament is scheduled to take place at 11 am at Edgewood by Sand Springs in Drums, with registration beginning at 9 am, and will feature trophies, prizes and awards.
The tournament will begin with registration, coffee, donuts & pastries, and putting contest qualifications at 9:00 am. A cocktail hour and hors d’ oeuvres as well as a full course dinner and awards program will take place following the round of play.
Championship, first and second flight awards will be given. A closest to the pin, closet to the pin - second shot on the green and a men’s and women’s longest drive will also be presented. A Pot of Gold contest will be conducted and a hole in one contest will take place with a chance to win a two-year lease on a 2016 Buick Encore courtesy of Berger Family Dealership.
Corporate sponsors for the tournament include: Hospitality Tent, United American Security by Wister Yuhas; Cocktail Hour, Harry’s U Pull It; Golf Cart, BB&T Bank; Beverage Cart, DBi Services, Karchner Logistics, Gottstein Corporation and Unique Paving Materials; Doorprize Sponsor, Lehigh Valley Hospital –Hazleton; $5000 Putting Contest, CTC Manufacturing; Continental Breakfast, Luzerne Bank; Trophy Sponsor, Rocco Colangelo, Jr. in honor of his father, Rocco Colangelo; Dinner Sponsor, ChamberChoice and On Demand Energy; Breakfast Beverage Sponsor, Innotek Computer Consulting and Hole in One Sponsor, Berger Family Dealerships.
As during past years an on-course business exposition will take place. Participants include: Lackawanna College Hazleton Campus, Barry Isset & Company, Edgewood by Sand Springs, Sand Springs Country Club, First National Bank, Sophy Jewelers, Lehigh Valley Hospital – Hazleton, Hometown Nursing & Rehab/Shenandoah Senior Living, Whole Life Center for Health, Butler Valley Manor, Eye Care Specialists, M&T Bank, Woodforest National Bank and Phoenix Rehabilitation & Health Services.
Sign at tee sponsors include: Altadis USA, Community Bank, N.A., Geisinger, HawkMtn Labs Inc, Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield, Lawn Specialties, MMI Preparatory School, Precision Design, PSI Container, Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders, Suburban Propane, UGI, Unique Paving Materials, Workforce Resources.
In-Kind sponsors include: Altadis USA, Inc., Citterio USA Corp, Giant Food Store, PSI Container and T. Verrastro Beer Distributor.