Soroptimist International of Saratoga County (SISC), a member of Soroptimist International of the Americas (SIA), has opened registration for its second annual Spring Fever golf tournament to raise funds to aid women and girls in our community and beyond.
The event will be held Wednesday, May 18, at Saratoga National Golf Course, 458 Union Ave., Saratoga Springs. Golfer check-in will start at 11:30 a.m. The tourney will commence with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. A dinner will follow at 6 p.m.
Tickets must be purchased in advance by May 11. Registration for the event can be done online at soroptimistsaratoga.org and includes 18 holes golf, golf cart, access to the driving range, lunch, and dinner. The event is open to players of all levels.
CBS golf analyst Dottie Pepper is once again the honorary chair of the event.
Pepper is the lead reporter for CBS Sports coverage of the PGA Tour, Masters and PGA Championship. After an accomplished junior, college and amateur golf career, she went on to play 17 years on the LPGA tour, winning 17 times, including two major championships and one additional win on the JLPGA Tour. She represented the United States six times in the Solheim Cup matches, compiling a 13-5-2 record.
Following COVID guidelines last spring, attendance was limited, but the event still raised over $30,000.
SISC, is an all-volunteer organization of business and professional women, working to empower and improve the lives of women and girls in Saratoga County. Contributions directly support SISC efforts including:
• Grants for women who are head of household trying to complete higher education degrees or skill training that will lead to better employment opportunities through the Live Your Dream Award.
• Providing high school girls facing obstacles to future success connections to professional role models, career education and resources with participation in the Dream It Be It program.
• Helping women who are the victims of domestic violence with education and mentoring to develop the skills they need to achieve independence, personal empowerment, and financial literacy.
For more information about the Spring Fever golf tournament contact Tammy Arquette by email at email@example.com.