Avid golfers and supporters braved the heat as they took to the greens during the 19th Annual United Way Golf Tournament at The Club at Savannah Harbor on Monday, May 23rd, 2011.
“Generous United Way supporters, corporate partners and friends enabled us to have another successful golf tournament to raise funds for the United Way to provide services to help others better their lives” notes Rex Cress, United Way’s Golf Tournament Chair. In total, this year’s tournament raised over $13,000 in proceeds to benefit United Way.
Prizes were awarded to Top 3 Teams and Low Gross, 18 hole challenge winners, as well as an Eagle chance drawing and raffle prizes. First Place Net winner went to International Paper. Second Place Net winner went to Wells Fargo. Third Place Net winner went to SunTrust Bank (Downtown Savannah). Low Gross winner went to Chatham Steel Corporation.Special thanks go to Shane’s Rib Shack for providing lunches for the golfers, as well as 700 Drayton, Color Boxx Salon, Friedman’s Fine Art, Globe Shoe Company, Habersham Beverage Warehouse, Henderson Golf Course, Hyatt Regency Savannah, John B. Rourke, Poseidon Spa, Ray Ellis Gallery, Savannah Music Festival, Savannah Quarters Country Club, Southbridge Golf Club, Sixpence Pub, The Club at Savannah Harbor, Toucan Café, York Street Deli, Zunzi’s and a number of other local businesses for generously donating prizes for winning participants. A complete list of tournament sponsors is as follows: Gold Sponsors: Chatham Steel Corporation, Critz, Inc., Savannah Coca-Cola, Shane’s Rib Shack, Wells Fargo Insurance Services, WJCL-TV. Silver Sponsors:Georgia Eye Institute,Georgia Ports Authority, International Paper, SunTrust Bank, Pooler. Bronze Sponsors: Georgia Power Company, Hunter Maclean, MVP Wallcovering, NuStar Asphalt Refinery, Prince- Bush-Smith Hotels, Savannah Morning News, South University,SunTrust Bank, Downtown Savannah. Hole Sponsors: Bryan Bank & Trust