A fabulous day was had by all at
the RE/MAX Chamber of Commerce Charity Golf Classic two Fridays ago.
One hundred and sixty golfers (some
excellent, some beginners) both young and the old played through the 18-hole
North Sound Club golf course in teams of four.
Starting at 8am for morning golfers
and 1pm for the afternoon starters it was a fun-filled day with many of the
holes sponsored by local businesses who set up tents and organized fun games
and prizes for charity.
Campbells Attorneys-at-Law out-did
themselves again this year with a school theme that had a spelling game for
They managed to raise $1,600 to
send four Lighthouse School students to a special summer camp this year – $400
of that was kindly donated by Paul Anderson.
Other sponsors who raised funds at
their holes for charity included Generali who collected for the Children’s
Health Task Force, Mise en Place who collected for the NCVO, RE/MAX collected
for The Humane Society and Camana Bay who collected for Big Brothers Big
A number of other sponsors also
participated and without them this popular event could not happen: thanks to
RE/MAX, Animal House, Walkers, Lime, CMN, Island Heritage, GT Automotive,Ecay,
Caybrew, Walkers, Diamonds International, Scotiabank & Trust, Chrissie
Tomlinson Memorial Hospital, Telecayman, Kensington Management, Maples, Home
Gas and Cayman National.
Prize sponsors included Bacchus,
Breezes by the Bay, Chicken Chicken, Cimboco, Dolphin Discovery, Mezza, Tips
& Toes, Progressive Distributors, Maedac Supply, Mail Boxes Etc, Flowers
Bottled Water and Eclipze Hair Design and Day Spa.
Special acknowledgement went to GT
Automotive who put up a BMW for a-hole-in-one prize at their hole and Island
Heritage who had a cash prize up for grabs of $25,000 at their hole-in-one
sponsored hole. Unfortunately no one won either on this occasion but there were
a few close calls.
The winning teams for the day were
as follows: first place was the team Moore Stephens Decosimo with B. Biega, E.
Denhere, I. Bridges and P. Mackay. Second place went to RE/MAX with D. Claassens,
K. Kanuga, D. Claassens and N. Adendorff. Third place went to Strategic Risk
Solutions with W. Cowan, R.Silsz, S. Tiunan and H. Murphy.
Closest to the Pin (male) was Jason
Lovelock, Closest to the Pin (female) was Kelly McGlashan, Longest Drive (male)
was Stuart Bostock and Longest Drive (female) was Isabel Lawson.
This year’s Pluck a Duck
competition by RE/MAX named Paul Anderson as their winner. There was also a
special prize for the person who wore the most Extraordinary Hat (a new
competition for the event) and that went to Brett Hill in a Sponge Bob top hat.
“The RE/MAX Chamber of Commerce
Charity Golf Classic is an event we are very proud of,” said Wil Pineau,
“It brings the business community
together in an effort to raise funds for local charities, but also to network
and generally take some time to appreciate the beautiful environment in which
“We always sell out at this event
and have such a variety of players it makes for a wonderful social occasion.”