Any pirates who have replaced their muskets with putters and favor greens over grog, will want to sign up for the Pirates Week Charity Golf Tournament being held at the North Sound Golf Club on Oct. 28.

The tournament will feature teams of four players competing in a scramble format.

This be no ordinary golf game, buccaneers, as not only are there prizes for any holes-in-one that happen to occur; there is also booty up for grabs for the best pirate costume, closest to the pin, and putting contests.

Charity

The Platinum Sponsor of the Pirates Week Charity Golf Classic is Cable & Wireless Business. A portion of the money raised will benefit the Alzheimer’s and Dementia Association of the Cayman Islands (ADACI).

“It’s a great day of golf. We’re raising money for the ADACI, which is a great organization, and I know a lot of us have been affected by Alzheimer’s or dementia with our parents or grandparents. This is a [wonderful] way to raise money for them,” said the event coordinator, Samantha Widmer.

Tournament rules

The tournament will feature teams of four players competing in a scramble format. Each member of the team tees off from the starting hole and the best shot is selected by the team, from where they will all continue playing. Team members continue selecting the best shot until one player hits the ball in the hole. The team score is the total of the best shots.

Widmer encourages golfers of all skill levels to participate in the fun event, which has a shotgun start at 12:30 p.m.

Beyond the skill and costume competitions, there is a Pirate Treasure Raffle. For $25, participants have a chance at winning Cayman Airways tickets and other valuable prizes.

Registration

The registration deadline for teams is on Monday. Team entry is $1,000 and includes a tee sign with team logo; the opportunity to place signage at one hole; and buffet dinner for the four players.

Registration forms can be downloaded from the Pirates Week Facebook page or at www.caymanactive.com.

For further information, call the Pirates Week office on 949-5078 or email [email protected]

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