Minden Press-Herald

Oct 01st

New tourney benefits babies

The first "Birdies Fore Babies" Golf Tournament will be held Saturday, September 17 at The Grove Retreat in Minden. The 4-person-scramble tournament is a fund-raiser to gain support for the Northwest Louisiana Pregnancy Care Center.

"You are invited not only to join us for a good time, but also to support the life-saving educational ministry of the center," said Lisa Gould, NWLPCC executive director.

Registration cost is $75 per player ($300 per team) and includes green fee, cart, range balls, lunch, refreshments and a gift bag. Mulligans will be $10 each per player.

A prize of first place will be $600 per flight and the second place prize will be $400 per flight. Prizes awarded will be based on full participation of at least nine teams per flight.

For those interested in sponsoring the tournament there are four packages available. There is the "Par" sponsorship which is $100 per hole and includes a sponsorship sign on each tee box sponsored.

The second level of sponsorship is the "Birdie" sponsorship for $500, and it includes two sponsorship signs on two tee boxes and one golf registration.

The "Eagle" sponsorship is an $800 donation that will include one sponsorship sign at the clubhouse, two sponsorship signs on two tee boxes and two golf registrations.

The last but top sponsorship is the "Ace." This one is a donation of $1,500 and includes recognition as primary tournament sponsor and four golf registrations.

Registration, warm-up and lunch will begin at 11:30 a.m., with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. and the awards presentation at the end.

NWLPCC, is a faith-based organization with the intention of counseling women and men dealing with abortion issues, abstinence and unwanted pregnancies.

For more information about the tournament or NWLPCC, contact Lisa Gould by phone at 840-6162 or e-mail her at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or you may write her or send a check to P.O. Box 579, Minden, La. 71058-0579.






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