The Shack donates nearly $3K to NMC golf tourney


The Shack recently donated close to $3,000 in gift certificates to Northern Marianas College in support of the annual NMC Foundation Golf Tournament that will be held on Saturday, March 3, 2018. (NMC)

In support of higher education, The Shack recently donated close to $3,000 in in-kind contributions for NMC’s Annual Golf Tournament.

The 15th Annual NMC Foundation Open golf tournament is scheduled for Saturday, March 3, 2018.The event will be the first major golf tournament of the year.

“The people in our local community are so important to us and we know that supporting NMC’s annual Golf Tournament contributes to a great and bigger picture,” said The Shack owner Glen Hunter. “Like previous years before, we want to do what we can to help make NMC’s Golf Tournament amazing.”

“The Shack has supported the college in many events beyond the golf tournament and we are always grateful for the relationship we have with them,” said NMC president Dr. Carmen Fernandez.

The golf tournament is the NMC Foundation’s signature event that raises funds to support NMC’s academic programs and services.

“It’s important to us to bring in our local food vendors, so we are excited to offer all the gift certificates as raffle prizes at the Golf Tournament,” said Mary Tenorio, NMC Foundation board chair. “We are grateful for their continued support.”

The 15th Annual NMC Foundation Open golf tournament will be held at the Saipan LaoLao Bay Golf & Resort (west course). Showtime is at 6am and shotgun start will be at 7am. The tournament will follow a medal play format.

First place winners in the men’s Championship, A, B, C, Senior, and Ladies Flights will each receive $500, while $300 and $200 will go to the second and third place finishers, respectively.

Hole-in-one prizes include a 2017 Toyota Tacoma from Atkins Kroll Saipan, a 2017 Honda HR-V from Joeten Motors, $10,000 in cash from Marianas Insurance Co., and $5,000 in cash from Pacifica Insurance. The tournament will also feature many other items such as raffle prizes like smartphones, hotel stays, meal gift certificates, and much more.

Registration and payment can be made at Laolao Bay Golf & Resort or the NMC Cashier’s Office. For sponsorship opportunities or registration information, visit or call 237-6833. (NMC)

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