WABASH COUNTY, IN (April 29, 2019) – Grow Wabash County (GWC) is excited to announce that registration is open for their 24th Annual WACC-Y Golf Outing. This outing will be held on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at the Honeywell Golf Course. The event is a Best Ball Scramble with a shot gun start and still has team spots available. Registration ends Wednesday, May 22nd. The $360 per 4 person team includes 18 holes of golf with cart, driving range, lunch and/or early dinner, and multiple games and prizes. Tee times are first come- first serve and start at 11am and 4:30pm. The cost for Hole Sponsors is $125 and if you purchase a Team & Hole Sponsor the cost is $450 (save $35). In addition to team registration, players can purchase Bad Player Insurance for $60 (8 Mulligans and 2 Pick-A-Putts; Save $20), or they can individually purchase them at $5 per Mulligan (limit 2 per person) and $20 per Pick-A-Putt (limit 2 per team).
This year, the WACC-Y Golf Outing will introduce a Golf Ball Cannon and a Drone Drop for interested participants to purchase. The Drone Drop will give participants the opportunity to have their ball flown by a drone to be dropped yards ahead of where they tee off. The Golf Ball Cannon will provide the opportunity to shoot players’ golf ball over 300 yards from their starting point.
Prizes for the day include: Longest Drive for both Men and Women; Longest Putt; Closest to the Pin; and prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and last place teams. Heartland REMC will be sponsoring the Hole-In-One contest, which will include opportunities to win cash prizes of $5,000 on Hole 7, $3,000 on Hole 3, $1,000 on Hole 15, and $1,000 on Hole 16.
Grow Wabash County is also hosting a WACC-Y Workplace Putting Challenge for your chance to win free team entry to our golf outing on June 5th and a Ping Redwood ZB Putter with a stainless steel head and black satin finish. Videos must be submitted on our WACCY Golf Outing Facebook event page by Friday May 3rd to be considered. The winners will be determined via a Facebook vote the week of May 6th, and winners will be announced that Friday, May 10 at 3:00pm.
We want to extend a special thank you to our early sponsors: Hole-In-One Sponsor – Heartland REMC; Meal Sponsor – Miller’s Merry Manor; Putting Green Sponsor – Regional Chamber of Northeast Indiana; Beach Sponsor – Owens Corning- Thermafiber, Inc.; Drink Cart Sponsor – INGUARD; and Hole Sponsors –Beacon Credit Union, Miller’s Merry Manor, Parkview Wabash Hospital, and Staffing Resources. Sponsorship opportunities for exposure during this event are still available for Golf Cart Sponsor, Drink Cart Sponsor, Scoreboard Sponsors, Green Sponsor, Hole Sponsors, and Door Prize Donors.
WACCY Golf Committee members include the following: Wayne Denger, Edward Jones; Jami Bartel, Miller’s Merry Manor; Kaye Krom, Owens Corning-Thermafiber; Gary Larson, Ford Meter Box; Mel Thomas, Honeywell Golf Course; Margaret Warren, Crossroads Bank; Rachel Olsen, Heartland REMC; Paul McCann, Red Earth CPA; and the Grow Wabash County Staff.
“The 24th Annual WACCY Golf is a fantastic opportunity for our members and their clients and vendors to enjoy a day of fun and networking to build upon those relationships. We love hosting this long-standing tradition, and I am excited for some of the new twists that we’ve added this year, like the opportunity to have your ball dropped via drone or to shoot a golf ball cannon well over 300 yards!” said Keith Gillenwater, President/CEO of Grow Wabash County.
To register for the 24th Annual Golf Outing or to find out more about marketing opportunities for this event, call 260.563.5258 or email firstname.lastname@example.org by Wednesday, May 22nd. Registration and Sponsorship information is also available online at www.growwabashcounty.com/events.