#FeatureFriday: Claddagh Fund Celebrity Golf Tournament
The Claddagh Fund will hold their 7th annual Celebrity Golf Tournament on Friday, September 9 this year. The event will be held in East Falmouth at The Golf Club of Cape Cod, The Cape Club and Falmouth Country Club.
The Claddagh Fund was founded in 2009 by Ken Casey from the Dropkick Murphys. The fund was created to raise funds for underfunded non-profits that support vulnerable individuals in the community. The tournament will be hosted by NHL Hall of Famer, Bobby Orr and Ken Casey. More than 300 golfers and celebrities will compete across three different courses to be named the Claddagh Fund Champion. After the tournament ends, there will be an evening reception at The Cape Club. The reception will include Dinner, cocktails, awards, entertainment and a silent and live auction.
There are a variety of ways to participate in the Celebrity Golf Tournament. Participants have many options when registering for the event. They can join a foursome at The Golf Club of Cape Cod for $4,000, a foursome at The Cape Club for $2,500 or a foursome at Falmouth Country Club for $1,500. A foursome at The Golf Club of Cape Cod includes an additional celebrity player. Celebrities that have participated in the past include Bruins Goalie, Tuukka Rask; Patriots Alumni and Comcast SportsNet New England Commentator, Steve DeOssie; Bruins Alumni and Co-host of the “Hill-Man Morning Show” Lyndon Byers and Actor and Comedian, Lenny Clark.
Another way to get involved in this great event is to be a sponsor. Sponsorships range from $250 to $12,500. To check out the sponsors go to the website.
One option is to be a presenting sponsor. This lucky sponsor will have the opportunity to have four guests join Hall of Famer Bobby Orr and Ken Casey for a round of golf at an exclusive Cape Cod golf course. After golf, eight guests will attend cocktails and dinner hosted by Ken Casey. Only tournament sponsors, celebrities and one presenting sponsor will be able to attend. On Friday September 9 this sponsor will get two foursomes at The Golf Club of Cape Cod and the first choice of a celebrity guest for one of the foursomes. All guests will get a Golf Club of Cape Cod tournament gift back which includes golf accessories and items from tournament sponsors. All print, web and promotional materials will include corporate recognition of the sponsorship. A full-page ad in the program book is also included.
Cart Sponsors get exclusive signage at both The Golf Club of Cape Cod and The Cape Club for the tournament. This also includes a foursome and a celebrity guest at The Golf Club of Cape Cod. Each player will receive a tournament gift bag. The sponsor will also get a half-page ad in the program book, recognition in promotional materials and at the Awards Reception.
Exclusive corporate recognition on all signage and LCD displays related to the dinner including at the podium and throughout the event will be given to the Awards Reception Sponsor. This sponsorship also includes one foursome at The Golf Club of Cape Cod, a tournament gift bag and a half-page ad in the program.
There are also opportunities to be Hole Sponsors at each of the courses. There are many other sponsorship options that sponsors were able to choose from.
Those who did not want to participate in the tournament could purchase a dinner guest ticket for $125. If you want to help out at the event you can sign up to volunteer at https://www.custom-payments.com/Events/volunteer/9/20, make a vendor donation at https://www.custom-payments.com/Events/vendor/9/21, or make an individual donation at https://www.custom-payments.com/Events/donate/9/22.
This event is one you don’t want to miss. Golf fans will rejoice at the opportunity to play golf and all will enjoy the star studded affair. We love having our tents, staging and lighting at this event. It is always an honor to be at an event that supports such an important cause.
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