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The 8th Annual Chris’ Chance Golf Outing will be held on Monday, July 21, 2014!

The Chance

This memorial golf tournament has been created to celebrate Chris' legacy, to provide participants with  the enjoyment and camaraderie of playing sport, and to contribute toward the success of the Foundation.  In doing so, 100% of the proceeds from each event is utilized to pass on the chance Chris once had toward reaching his academic and athletic aspirations.  The event comes as a result of Chris' Chance which was prematurely taken away at the age of 23 as a result of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. 

Chris Chance with golf ball logo 2014 copy

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Registration

Registration for golf ($225/pp) and/or the luncheon ($50/pp) only (note: golfer fees include the banquet lunch), sponsorships or to make a donation is made possible using the online registration tool, which is found by
clicking here or by completing and mailing in the event application by clicking here.  Also, click here for marketing materials. Payment options include PayPal, check or cash.  All personal information will be captured and stored on our secure server and purged after billing.

If you are attending the event as “swinging single” either as a golfer or banquet lunch attendee, we'll make sure we place you on a complementary team or fun-loving table!



Course Information


Designed by Roger Ruelwich (Metedeconk National, Ballyowen, Saratoga National), this “basin and ridge” design at Wild Turkey offers a real challenge for golfers of all levels, stunning elevation changes, and breathtaking views of the Pocono Mountains.  The signature hole on this course is the par-3 seventh which will test any golfer's nerves. Players must play their tee shot over a water-filled quarry onto a wide but narrow green. The clubhouse is spectacular with a large pro shop, locker rooms, ballroom, and two restaurants.

1 Wild Turkey Way
Hamburg, NJ 07419
Course Website
Get directions:
To here - From here


Lodging at the Course


Choice of two options - Both managed by Crystal Springs Resort. All overnight stays include unlimited access to indoor and outdoor pools, sauna and jacuzzi steam room.

1. Grand Cascades located directly on course: $234 plus tax
2. Minerals Resort & Spa located a short drive from course: $174 plus tax

* For reservations call 973.827.5996, ext. 2.
Must mention the Christian L. DeSimone outing to receive the above rates


Event Sponsorship & Donation Opportunities


We encourage you to look into our wide-array of sponsorship packages.  There are opportunities for every budget and good intention! 
Click here to become a sponsor.

CORPORATE Sponsor - $2,500
  • 4 player positions
  • Hole sponsorship
  • Display of Company banner
  • Verbal recognition at presentation
  • Full-page advertisement in event brochure

HOLE-IN-ONE Sponsor - $250
  • Have your name or your company's name displayed on hole

EAGLE Sponsor - $200
  • Full-page ad in event brochure

BIRDIE Sponsor - $100
  • Half-page ad in event brochure

PAR Sponsor - $50
  • 1/4-page ad in event brochure

BEER, WINE & SODA Sponsor - $2,500-$3,000
  • Price contingent on final headcount

EVENT LOGO SHIRT Sponsor - $2,500-$3,000
  • Price contingent on final headcount

GOLFER GOODY BAG Sponsor - $1,000-$1,500
  • Price contingent on final headcount

Silent Auction & Raffle

We have incredible silent auction and raffle items!  The items will be displayed in the Emerald Ballroom during the course of the day.  Bidding will end immediately prior to 4PM, at which time the silent auction will begin! Please contact us if you would like to donate items to be used in our silent auction and/or raffle.


Luncheon


The luncheon starts at 2pm and includes a wonderful buffet and 2 hours of complementary beer, wine and soda.  It is held in the Emerald Ballroom.

Menu

From The Grill
  • Carved NY Strip Steak
  • Grilled Marinated Chicken Breasts
  • BBQ Beef Brisket

Salads & Sides
  • Baked Ziti
  • Red Bliss Potato & Pine Island Onion Salad
  • Creamy Coleslaw
  • Mixed Greens & Seasonal Vegetables
  • Buttered Corn On The Cob
  • Brown Sugar & Molasses Baked Beans

Desserts
  • Assorted Cookies & Brownies
  • Chocolate Mousse
  • Freshly Brewed Coffee, Decaf & Tea

Beer & Wine Service


There will be kegs of beer at the halfway station and the 17th hole, starting with play and ending at 1:30pm.  Immediately following the completion of play, there will be an additional two hours of complementary beer and wine service in the Emerald Ballroom for all golfers and lunch goers.

Attire

Black tie is very nice, however, golfers are advised to wear collared shirts and slacks / shorts while those attending the banquet luncheon are welcome to dress casual. 

Inclement Weather


The event is held rain or shine.

Lodging

Rooms have been set aside for the event at the brand new Grand Cascades Lodge which is literally located on the course for a weekday and weekend discounted nightly rate.  You can contact the hotel at 973.827.5996 to make a reservation.  Don't forget to mention “DeSimone Memorial Golf Outing” for the event rate.

Parking

There is ample parking adjacent to the clubhouse and hotel.

Golfer Etiquette

All outing players must replace their divots, repair ball marks and rake bunkers.   Failure to observe golf etiquette may result in the dismissal of players from the golf course.

Rentals

Golf club rentals are available with advance reservation.  Please contact Martina DeSimone by clicking here.

Loot Bags

Well...It's not the Academy Awards, but pretty close!  A little something for all golfers from the Christian L. DeSimone Foundation to say THANK YOU!