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Moving Mountains Adaptive program to hold golf outing

July 28, 2012
By Angie DuBose - Staff Writer , The Daily News

IRON MOUNTAIN - The second annual golf outing for Moving Mountains Adaptive Program will be held at TimberStone Golf Course on Thursday, Aug. 2.

This award winning golf course is located in Iron Mountain next to Pine Mountain Resort.

Southern Wine and Spirits of the U.P. is a major sponsor for the event. Exceptional food and beverages will be provided. Pride Sports of Florence, Wis. will be donating tee prizes for the day.

And a big prize for the event will be the chance to win $10,000 for a hole in one on No. 17. This fabulous prize is being sponsored by Pine Mountain Resort and TimberStone Golf Course.

First place prize for each team member is a Titleist fairway metal golf club; second prize is a Titleist Vokey wedge golf club; and third prize is a $75 gift card to TimberStone Golf Course.

This event will be a four-person scramble with registration at 11:30 a.m. and a 12:30 p.m. shotgun start. You can register online at www.movingmountainsap.org or by calling TimberStone at (906) 776-0111.

There is time still left to donate to this worthwhile cause by calling the golf course.Registration includes greens fee and cart, contests, apres golf party, entertainment and a silent auction.

Donations can also be made online and the public is invited to the apres party after the tournament which will be held in the Alpine Room at Pine Mountain Resort starting at 5:30 p.m. Tickets will be on sale at the door for $25.

Silent auction items which will include a Titleist 910 D3 driver will be displayed. Auction tickets will be available for purchase.

Moving Mountains is a coordinated effort between Pine Mountain Resort, local interested medical professionals and many dedicated volunteers. Instructors involved in the program have been trained and follow procedures of the Professional Ski Instructors of America (PSIA). The program provides instruction to those with disabilities who want to enjoy the outdoors and engage in a winter sport.

Proceeds from the event will be used to purchase the highly specialized equipment required for this program, underwrite the cost of lessons and provide training for all volunteer staff. Moving Mountains is a one of a kind program in the U.P.

"This event is a chance to play on a great golf course that is maintained by professionals. You will get to experience a beautifully maintained course and have some great food plus have an opportunity to support this cause. It will benefit those handicapped individuals so that they may participate in activities that they truly enjoy," a spokesperson for the event said.

Angie DuBose's email address is adubose@ironmountaindailynews.com

 
 

 

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