Registration open for 26th Annual Tommy Elliott Memorial Golf Classic

Registration is open for the Kaweah Delta Hospital Foundation’s 26th Annual Tommy Elliott Memorial Golf Classic set for Friday, Aug. 8, in Visalia. All proceeds from this year’s tournament will fund a state-of-the-art birthing center at Kaweah Delta Medical Center through the Foundation’s Delivering Our Future Project.  

Registration for the golf classic begins at 10 a.m. and is followed by a 12 p.m. shotgun start at the Visalia Country Club, 625 N. Ranch St. To register, call 624-2359.  

Highlights of the tournament include:
  •  Three “hole-in-one” holes where golfers can win: 
                o   $10,000 in cash sponsored by Quality Jewelers 
                o   A vehicle sponsored by Fresno Lexus 
                o   An Axis Wakeboard boat by ETCO Marine & a 2014 Cadillac XTS by                      Giant Chevrolet Cadillac 
  • Silent auction and opportunity prize drawings 
  • Rubber ducky drop by (SkyLife Air Ambulance) in which one lucky golfer will win golf registration in the 2015 classic if the rubber ducky with their name on it is either: the only ducky to land in a pool/pond on the course or is the first ducky pulled from the water. 
  • Grand vacation ticket giveaway  

The golf classic title sponsors are Central Valley Community Bank, Buckman-Mitchell Financial Services, and Keenan Healthcare.  

Since its inception in 1988, the classic has become Kaweah Delta Hospital Foundation’s premier fundraising event raising over $1.2 million dollars for Kaweah Delta Health Care District. The foundation, led by a volunteer board of 49 individuals, was formed in 1979 to cultivate community philanthropy and support projects that facilitate the development of a safe, vibrant and healthy community.   

Realizing that quality health care was essential to Visalia’s growing community, Tommy Elliott joined the Hospital Foundation Board in 1987. In recognition of Tommy’s outstanding support of the Golf Classic, it was renamed in his honor in 2004.  

Kaweah Delta Hospital Foundation was created in 1979 to help Kaweah Delta Health Care District achieve excellence in patient care through fundraising from the hospital family and the community. Since that time, the nonprofit 501(c) (3) Foundation, with its elected board of directors, has raised nearly $50 million in support of Kaweah Delta. The foundation raises funds through personal solicitation, grants, special events, direct mail, and social media appeals as well as through future, planned gifts such as bequests.  

For more information on the Kaweah Delta Hospital Foundation’s 26th Annual Tommy Elliott Memorial Golf Classic, call 624-2359.

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Golf Tournament –Registration is open for the Kaweah Delta Hospital Foundation’s 26th Annual Tommy Elliott Memorial Golf Classic set for Friday, Aug. 8, in Visalia. All proceeds will fund a state-of-the-art birthing center at Kaweah Delta Medical Center. Classic begins at 10 a.m., followed by a 12 p.m. shotgun start at the Visalia Country Club, 625 N. Ranch St. Register: 624-2359.

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