The Rotary Club of Paso Robles hosts an annual golf tournament on May 7

Annual fundraiser benefits area children

– On Saturday, May 7, the Rotary Club of Paso Robles will launch its annual “Tee it up for our kids” golf tournament, benefiting area children.

This year’s event will take place at Hunter Ranch with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m., in a four-way scramble format. The title sponsor of the tournament is Sky River RV.

“Over the past six years we have raised over $200,000 with all funds going to organizations that support our children in Paso Robles. said organizer Rick Goree of State Farm Insurance in Paso Robles. Boy Scouts, Skills USA, Paso Schools, Boys & Girls Club, Paso Robles Youth Arts, Children’s Museum, Jack’s Helping Hands, Youth Sports and many more. “Our community rallies around causes like this. Businesses donate, people volunteer, and golfers make an event like this possible. Our goal this year is to win $30,000!

The cost is $150 to enter and includes use of a golf cart, gift bag, and barbecue meal.

A popular sponsor is the $1,000 Business Partner and includes a foursome, tee sign, BBQ, goodie bag with a nice bottle of wine.

Rewards are given out for low net and raw scores in 1st and 2nd place, prizes for closest to the pin, longest drive, and tons of raffle prizes. There is a maximum of 88 golfers this year.

“It’s a really fun event with great benefit for our kids,” Goree said. “A group of local people coming together for a great cause. Everyone is welcome, it’s a scramble format so all levels of golfers are encouraged to come and play.

To learn more about the tournament, contact Rick Goree (805) 610-5215, email [email protected] or visit

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