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The Canaan VFW 26th Annual Golf Tournament

The Canaan VFW 26th Annual Golf Tournament will be held Saturday, September 23, 2017 at the Egremont Country Club in Great Barrington. MA.

The 18 hole, four-person scramble format event also requires a participant’s handicap to determine into which of four flights each team will be entered. Prizes will be awarded to the winner of each flight.

The entry fee for the tournament is $100 per person which includes green fees, coffee and donuts, cart, gift, lunch and beverages, on-course contests, awards and a prime rib dinner.

On course contests include closest to the pin and longest drive for both men and women.

Participants must register in advance. The deadline for registration is September 12th, but organizers suggest early registration because the tournament always fill up.

For more information or to get a registration form, call Moe Spadaccini at (860) 824-0660.

Tournament day schedule is as follows:

10:00 am  Check in, coffee and donuts

11:00 Shotgun start.


Awards and dinner after tournament.

Proceeds from the tournament will benefit the Canaan VFW Post’s scholarship program which awards six to seven, $1,000 scholarships each year to students from Canaan, Falls Village or children of Post members. The tournament has awarded over $100,000 to deserving students during the tournament’s 25 years.

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The Farm Credit East  7th Annual Drive for a Cure Golf Tournament

The Farm Credit East  7th Annual Drive for a Cure Golf Tournament will be held at the Undermountain Golf Course in Copake, NY on Saturday, June 3, 2017. Each year, the tournament raises money for a different cause. This year’s recipient will be the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York.

The  cost of the 18 hole, two-person scramble is $65 per person walking or $80 per person with cart. The price also includes green fees, on-course beverages, awards, on-course prizes and a chicken BBQ following play. Just want the BBQ? $20. Deadline for entry payment is May 26th- call Farm Credit East at (518) 851-3313 for details.

The tournament day schedule is as follows:

8:30 am Registration

9 am Shotgun tee off

Awards and BBQ following tournament.

Last year’s tournament raised over $4000 for the Columbia Greene Humane Society.

This year’s charity, the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York, has been feeding the poor and hungry in our communities since 1982. The Food Bank collects large food donations from the food industry and distributes it to people in 23 counties. The Food Bank provides 30 million pounds of food a year to 1,000 agencies.

To register or for more information email or call (518) 851-3313.


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