CHARITY TOURNAMENTS

May 10: The CT Capitals Tournament at Manchester CC. Registration 11 a.m.; shotgun scramble start 12:30 p.m. Entry fee is $115 and includes greens fee, cart, dinner, beverages, raffles, prizes and silent auction. Proceeds benefit the CT Capitals. For information contact Brady Stouffer or Bill “Fridge” Perry 860-527-2489 or visit fridge@baseballcityct.com.

May 11: Captain Greg Galeazzi Recovery Fund Golf Tournament at Blackledge CC-Hebron. Procceds will help Captain Greg Galeazzi recover from injuries sustained while serving in Afghanistan. Entry fee is $150 and includes lunch, golf, cart and dinner. Anyone looking to play, to donate toward a raffle or  to sponsor a tee should call Larry Pace at 860-659-2555.

May 14: Spring Golf Scramble at Stanley GC-New Britain. Proceeds benefit the Nutmeg State Games & Connecticut Senior Games general fund. Check in 9:30 a.m.; shotgun start 11. Entry fee is $225 and includes greens fee, cart, beverages, golf balls, access to practice range, dinner, and hors-d'oeuvres and prizes. For information call (860) 528 4588 or visit info@nutmegstategames.org

May 18: Tournament for St. Thomas School-Southington at Southington CC. Proceeds are used for programs, technology upgrades and tuition assistance programs at St. Thomas School. Entry fee is $140 and includes, breakfast, lunch, golf, cart, beverages, raffle, prizes and dinner. Registration is 9 a.m.; shotgun start with a scramble format. For registration and sponsorship information call Brian Baker 860-919-2119 or 860-628-2485.

June 2:  The First Congregational Church of Vernon 4th Annual Golf Tournament at Willow Brook GC-South Windsor. Proceeds benefit church ministries and local and national mission and outreach projects. Entry fee is $80 and includes greens fee, cart, complimentary gift, golf clinic, practice range access, contests and lunch. Registration is 8:30-9:30 a.m. Golf clinic 9-9:30. Shotgun start at 10. Lunch, raffle prizes and silent auction prizes at 2 p.m. Scramble format. For information contact Paul Shimer at Pshimer@aol.com and 860-870-5784 or Harmon Howe Hhowejr@comcast.net  and 860-875-1955.

June 3: 20th Annual South Windsor American Legion Baseball Benefit Golf Tournament at Topstone GC-South Windsor. Entry fee is $120 and includes golf, cart, barbeque lunch, buffet dinner, prizes and contests. Four-player Calloway scramble; 10 a.m. start. Proceeds benefit South Windsor American Legion Baseball. For information call 860-644-3506 or e-mail craig_zimmerman@msn.com

June 4: Liberty Mutual Invitational at Wethersfield CC. Proceeds benefit the Arthritis Foundation and the Rocky Hill Education Foundation. Entry fee is $200 and includes lunch, dinner, greens fee, cart, beverages on the course, giveaways, auction and raffle. Shotgun start at 12:30 p.m. For information contact Patty Matthews, 860-761-0037 or pmatthews@arthritis.org

June 11: Twelfth Annual Circle of Mercy Golf Outing at Hartford GC-West Hartford. Entry fee is $300 and includes golf, cart, locker room use, lunch and dinner. Registration and practice at 9:30 a.m.; shotgun start at noon. Proceeds benefit The Mercy Community, a not-for-profit senior healthcare ministry of the Sisters of Mercy. For information call Christine Looby 860-570-8305, email clooby@mchct.org or visit www.themercycommunity.org.

June 18: 23rd Annual St. Anthony School Golf Tournament at Fairview GC-Harwinton. Shotgun start 11 a.m. Entry fee before May 31 is $125 (after that it’s $150) and includes golf, cart, lunch, raffle prizes, contests and dinner. Dinner only is $50. Proceeds benefit the students of St. Anthony School. For information call 860- 379-5410.

June 21: UNICO Charity Golf Tournament at Stanley GC-New Britian. Entry fee is $140 and includes continental breakfast, lunch at the turn, sirloin steak sit-down dinner, cart, greens fees, driving range amenities, hole prizes and post-dinner raffle. Proceeds benefit "Autism Speaks." For information or to register call Tom Wall, 860-559-6609.

June 22: Al Barnes Memorial Tournament at Pine Valley CC-Southington. Noon shotgun start. Proceeds go to the Forestville Village Association. Entry fee is $125 and includes golf, lunch, cart at Pine Valley and dinner at Nuchies Restaurant. For information call 860-919-1854.

June 25: North Central Connecticut Chamber of Commerce Tournament at  Crestview CC-Agawam, Mass. Entry fee is $125 and includes greens fees, cart, barbecue/buffet lunch, refreshment stations on the course, social hour, hot & cold hors d’oervres, buffet dinner, drawings and prizes. Proceeds benefit the NCCCC. For information call Edward J. LaMontagne at 860-741-3838 or 860-519-9695 (cell) or e-mail at ed@ncccc.org

June 25: Greater Hartford Association of Realtors Charity Tournament at Ellington Ridge CC. Proceeds benefit Special Olympics of Connecticut. Registration: 11 a.m. Shotgun start 12:30 p.m. Entry fee is $160 and includes driving range, lunch, dinner and cocktails. For dinner only the price is $30. Deadline to register is June 20. For information call Keara Langston 860- 561-1800.

June 28: Bo Kolinsky Scholarship Golf Tournament at Lyman Orchards GC-Middlefield. Noon shotgun start with a shamble format. Entry fee of $170 includes a box lunch on the course, buffet dinner, prizes, and silent and live auctions. The first 132 entries will play the Robert Trent Jones Course and the other entries will play the Gary Player Course. Attending the dinner only is $50. Entries should include names, handicaps and a contact phone number or email address, and be sent to Bruce Berlet, 202 Carriage Drive, Glastonbury 06033. Those wanting to attend only the dinner should send a check to Berlet. Checks should be made payable to the Bo Kolinsky Scholarship Fund, the tournament beneficiary.

July 9: CONNECTIKIDS Celebrity Golf Tournament at Lake of Isles South Course-North Stonington. Proceeds benefit Connecticut's foster children. Shot gun start at 1 p.m. Every sponsor plays with a celebrity. Entry fee is $250 and includes lunch at 11:30 a.m. greens fees, cart, beverages and snacks, social hour, dinner, gifts, prizes, raffle, silent Auction and a coupon for an additional free round of golf at Lakes of Isles on another day. For information call Ralph Zona 860- 515-6839 or e-mail connectikidsgolftournament@yahoo.com.   

July 16: The 2012 Housing For Heroes Connecticut Golf Classic at The Connecticut Golf Club-Easton. Registration, raffle, open practice range, 9 a.m.; shotgun start at 11. Proceeds benefit homeless veterans in Connecticut. Sponsorships: corporate, $3,500; gold, $5,000; diamond, $7,500; platinum, $10,000; presenting, $20,000; and title, $60,000. Participants receive: greens fee, cart, breakfast, lunch, dinner, on-course drinks, raffle, prizes, tee favors and contests. For information call 203-735-7516 or visit www.artdeckogolf.com/2012.

July 17: Wolverine Golf Classic at Oxfords Greens GC. Entry fee is $125 and includes, golf, cart, breakfast, driving range, contests and raffle. Proceeds benefit Oxford High School facilities expenditures and scholarships. Registration/breakfast at 7:30 a.m.; shotgun start at 8:30. For information call 203-525-1133. 

 July 21: Gil Rogers Jr. Memorial Tournament at Blackledge CC-Hebron. Noon registration. Tee off at 1 p.m. with a Shamble format. Proceeds benefit the Dana Farber Cancer Institute / Jimmy Fund. Entry fee is $100 and includes golf, cart, hot dog and beverage at the turn and an awards dinner. For information call 203-228-2768 or e-mail josh@nomorefatherslost.org

August 3: Father Brophy Golf Tournament at Stanley Golf Course-New Britain, Registration, 10 a.m.; shotgun/scramble at 11. Entry fee is $115 and includes golf, cart, driving range, lunch, contests, open bar and grilled steak dinner at St. Francis of Assisi Church, New Britain. For information contact: Paula 860-225-6449 at St. Francis Friary or Carl Krein, 860-225-7533.