SAUGET, IL: The Gateway Grizzlies will host their annual golf tournament on Friday, April 27. All proceeds from the tournament benefit the Illinois Fire Safety Alliance (IFSA) Camp for Kids and SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital. The event will be held at the Far Oaks Golf Club located in Caseyville, IL.
"We have a great relationship with SSM Health and the ISFA Burn Camp. These organizations do important work with children in our community and we are happy to support them," says Steve Gomric, Grizzlies General Manager.
Registration begins at 11 a.m. on the 27th with a shotgun start at 12:30 p.m. The tournament includes a pre-shotgun lunch, door prizes, domestic beer, Pepsi products, and a dinner buffet. On the course golfers will enjoy the scramble format as well as long drive contests, closest to the pin contests, skins, and a surprise "Get Grizzlie" contest.
"This is the kickoff to our season. Our golf tournament is the first time that players, fans, staff, local partners, and host families get together for the year," says Steve Gomric, Grizzlies General Manager.
Golfers may register as a team of four. Corporate sponsorships of in-tournament contests, holes, and carts are available.
ABOUT THE GATEWAY GRIZZLIES: The Gateway Grizzlies are a professional baseball team, located a mere 100-yards from I-255 (10 minutes from downtown St. Louis). The Grizzlies offer baseball fans entertainment, the likes of which are difficult to find - affordable, family, fun in the comfortable GCS Credit Union Ballpark with a great view of the St. Louis skyline. For tickets or general information please visit gatewaygrizzlies.com or call 618.337.3000.
ABOUT THE FRONTIER LEAGUE: The Frontier League is a professional, independent baseball organization. Since its inception, the Frontier League has provided millions of fans to a fun and exciting baseball experience within the American Midwest. Consisting of 12 teams in two divisions and 96 game schedules, the league is recognized for the amount of talented athletes that are picked up by various MLB teams every year.