Hickory – The Hickory Kiwanis and the Kiwanis Club of Western Catawba County will host its annual Charity Golf Tournament on Wednesday, September 11th, at Ole Still Golf Club. The golf course is located out NC 127 north, cross the bridge into Bethlehem 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, 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 and the afternoon tee time will be at 1PM. Afternoon players will register from 11AM to 12:30PM. The format will be Captain’s Choice. SHOTGUN starts at 8AM 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, Prizes $300. First Place Team $200. Second Place Team. $100. Third Place Team. Closest to the pins on all Par 3’s. Longest Accuracy drive.

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 11:30AM to 1:30PM.

The entry fee is $300.00 per foursome or $75 per player. The tournament is open 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: Helen Devlin 828-244-3665, ([email protected]); Bill Wiggss 828-640-4423 ([email protected]).

We are currently accepting applications for the event and team registrations will close on Wednesday, September 4th.

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.