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Last Chance to Register for Oct. 7 Golf Tournament; Hole-in-One Prizes include $25,000

September 26, 2016

Time is running out to participate in the in the 2016 Atlantic Cape Community College Scramble “Fore” Scholarships golf tournament, Friday, Oct. 7, at the Cape May National Golf Club.

Registration begins at 11:30 a.m., followed by a scramble format, with a shotgun-start at 12:30 p.m.

Player fees, which include a complimentary gift, lunch and awards dinner, are $150 per person or $500 per foursome. Golfers can participate in a variety of skills challenges, including closest-to-the-pin and longest drive contests. Individuals and businesses can also support the event through sponsorship opportunities ranging from $125 to $5,000.

An awards dinner, catered by the historic Chalfonte Hotel in Cape May, will follow at 6 p.m. For dessert, Atlantic Cape’s Academy of Culinary Arts students will prepare a variety of decadent treats. Lazy Eye Distillery will be on site, providing samples of their hand-crafted vodka for the event. Tickets to the awards dinner only are $50 and can be purchased online at www.atlantic.edu/golf.

A variety of raffle prizes will be available, including an overnight stay and dinner at Resorts Casino Hotel; gift cards to The Crab Trap, The Lobster House and White House Subs; brunch for four at the Historic Smithville Inn; a six-month membership to Tilton Fitness; a foursome at Atlantic City Country Club and Wildwood Golf and Country Club, and more. Hole-in-one prizes include $25,000 at the eighth hole, and a Generac Generator with installation ($10,000 value) at the13th hole. In honor of the college’s upcoming 50th anniversary, a few surprises will also be added to the tournament.

Cape May National is celebrating its 25th anniversary and has been recognized as one of the most naturally beautiful courses in the United States. The course, nicknamed

“The Natural,” surrounds a 50-acre private bird sanctuary and is centrally located along one of the world’s most famous bird migration flyways.

For sponsorship or player information, contact Alicia McMackin at (609) 463-4672 or amcmacki@atlantic.edu.

Atlantic Cape established the Foundation in 1978 as a 501(c)3 nonprofit charity to build a broad base of financial support for its programs and services. The Foundation has raised more than $3 million for scholarships, Foundation operations and to enhance academic programs and the campus environment. Annually, the Foundation provides nearly $300,000 for institutional scholarships, grants and emergency help.