Two roundtrip tickets to the United States on Delta Air Lines will go to some lucky winner at the 13th Annual HANMI Charity Golf Classic Tournament slated for June 7, 2014. Also up for grabs is a roundtrip ticket to Asia or Europe, donated by Asiana Airlines.Registration for the tournament is now open, with applications available at www.saipanhotels.org, HANMI member hotels, and local golf courses.
Delta Air Lines and Asiana Airlines join the list of hole-in-one sponsors at the event, to be held at Mariana Country Club. If not won as a hole-in-one prize on the course, the tickets will be raffled off at the awards dinner that evening.
Other hole-in-one prizes include $20,000 from Bridge Capital, $20,000 from Century Tours, and $20,000 from Century Hotel/Tribes Bar. Triple J Motors has also donated a 2014 Mitsubishi Outlander and a 2014 Hyundai Elantra. Other prizes include a one-year accident insurance policy from Century Insurance and Chivas Regal from Titan.
“With the overwhelming support of Delta, Asiana, and our other sponsors, we are running out of holes for our hole-in-one prizes!” said tournament chair Steve Balakrishna. “We are expecting a full house come tournament day, so we strongly encourage golfers to take advantage of the $105 early bird fee and register early to guarantee their slot.”
The tournament is open to the first 144 paid registrants. Cash and numerous in-kind prizes await the winners, and proceeds of the tournament will be contributed to community charities.
Early bird tournament fee is $105 for payments received by 5pm, June 5. The fee increases to $125 after the early bird deadline. The fee includes green fee and the evening awards banquet at Pacific Islands Club Saipan on tournament day. For an additional $25, players may also compete for nearest to the pin, most accurate drive, and longest drive. The tournament will start at 7am.
The tournament features six categories: Championship Flight, A Flight, B Flight, C Flight, Seniors and Ladies. Players in the championship Flight must have 0-6 handicaps, while those in A Flight are 7-11 handicappers. The B Flight is for players with 12-17 handicap, while C Flight are for players with handicap 18 and up. Senior Flight is for ages 55 and up.
First place winners of all flights will receive $300, a trophy, and a hotel stay at one of the HANMI member-hotels. Second place finishers will receive $200, a trophy and gift certificate at one of the HANMI member-hotels, and third place winners will receive $100, a trophy and gift certificate at one of the HANMI member-hotels. Winners for the Ladies Flight will be determined using the Double Peoria handicap system. (HANMI)