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  • AGH FOUNDATION TO HOST 26th ANNUAL FALL GOLF CLASSIC

    August 01, 2019
    For Immediate Release…
    AGH FOUNDATION TO HOST 26th ANNUAL FALL GOLF CLASSIC


    Berlin, Md.The Atlantic General Hospital Foundation is pleased to announce the 2019 Robert E. Warfield Memorial Tournament to benefit Atlantic General Hospital will be held on Thursday, September 26, 2019, rain or shine, at Ocean City Golf Club.

    The AGH Fall Golf Classic, celebrating its twenty-sixth year, was renamed in 2016 in recognition of the generous commitment and loyal service of the late Robert E. Warfield, Sr.  “Bob” dedicated his busy life to giving to others in service and in spirit. He was an integral member of the AGH Fall Golf Classic Committee since he joined the Foundation’s Board of Directors in 1999. A founding member of the hospital’s Board of Trustees, former Chairman of the Board of Directors for the AGH Foundation, he was also a member and served on the board of directors for the Ocean City Golf and Yacht Club and on the board of directors for the Maryland Economic Development Corporation and Chesapeake Bay Restoration Fund.

    For local golfers this tournament has become an annual tradition, with last year’s event raising $105,000 to expand health care services and programs for our community through our local hospital. Registration begins at 11:00am with a 1:00pm shotgun start. Player entry fee includes cart and greens fees, boxed lunch and buffet dinner as well as snacks and beverages/cocktails on the course. Deluxe giveaways, impressive tournament awards, and team photograph are also included. Additional excitement includes a variety of on-the-course challenges with fabulous prizes and Harborside’s famous orange crush bar.
     
    As in years past, each team can choose their course/format - Newport Bay/Best Ball or Seaside/Scramble. Team reservations can be submitted via our website and must be received by September 19th. Space is limited and earliest entries are accommodated first. Non-golfers can still join the fun—dinner and awards will begin at 5:00pm. This year’s lunch will be provided by Buxy’s Dry Dock Catering, the reception sponsored by Shenanigan’s Irish Pub & Grille, and dinner sponsored by Atlantic General Hospital Medical Staff and an anonymous sponsor.
     
    Special thanks to our Tournament Co-Chairs, Terry Wright and Steven Sweigert, and The Carousel Group, our Legacy Sponsor for 20 consecutive years as Title Sponsor!
     
    Signature Sponsors include:
    Eagle Sponsors are AGH Auxiliary and The InterMed Group.
    Birdie Sponsors are Deeley Insurance Group; Eastern Shore Golf Magazine; M&T Bank; Park Place Jewelers; Quest Diagnostics; and Willow Construction.
     
    Service Sponsors include:
    Lunch Sponsor is Buxy’s Dry Dock Catering.
    Reception Sponsor is Shenanigan's Irish Pub & Grille.
    Dinner Sponsor is AGH Medical Staff and Anonymous.
    Hospitality Cart Sponsor is Coca-Cola Bottling Co.
    Golf Carts & Greens Fees Sponsors are De Lazy Lizard Tiki Marina & Island Grill; Dead Freddies Island Grill; and The Warfield Family.
    Putting Contest Sponsors are Comcast Spotlight and Max Hutsell - Edward Jones.
    Hole-In-One Sponsors are i.g. Burton and Park Place Jewelers.
    Giveaways Sponsors are Deep Eddy Vodka and West-O Bottle Shop.
    Orange Crush Bar Sponsors are Deep Eddy Vodka and Harborside Bar & Grill.
     
    Signature sponsorship opportunities are available and include complimentary golfers, ad space in the event program, and ample signage at the event. 
    • Ace - includes 8 players, inside cover & full-page ad
    • Albatross - includes 6 players, full-page ad
    • Eagle - includes 4 players, half-page ad 
    • Birdie - includes 2 players, ¼-page ad
    Service sponsorship opportunities are also available and include ad space in the event program and ample signage at the event.
     
    For more information about the tournament, how to become a sponsor or register a team, visit www.atlanticgeneral.org/golf, text WARFIELD to 41444 on your mobile phone, or contact Joy Stokes, Event Coordinator, at 410-641-9671 or jstokes@atlanticgeneral.org.
     
     
    Caption: Special thanks to Michael James and The Carousel Group for 20 consecutive years as title sponsor! The Carousel Group has donated more than $215,000 to Atlantic General Hospital through sponsorship of this event. Left to right: Joy Stokes, event coordinator at AGH; Tammy Patrick, development officer at AGH; Michael Franklin, President and CEO of AGH; Michael James, The Carousel Group; Steven Sweigert, co-chair of AGH Fall Golf Classic; Toni Keiser vice president of public relations at AGH; and Kam LaBrunda, development analyst coordinator at AGH