Tee It Up for Health Golf Benefit

Save the date for 2018! Saturday, June 9th.

Thanks to very generous sponsors, golfers, and volunteers, Grace Cottage Hospital’s eighth annual Tee It Up for Health raised $30,000 for Grace Cottage’s Patient Care Fund.

Twenty-eight teams participated in the tournament, held on Friday, June 9th at The Hermitage Club at Haystack Mountain. The winning team was Trip Morse, Ray Devault, Adam Palmiter, and Mark Wallace. Second place team was Steve Bergleitner, Mike Bergleitner, James Sawtelle, and Jeff Bentley. The low women’s gross team winner was Judy Manley, Wendy Scott, Barb Oles, and Kate Clark. The low mixed team winner was Elizabeth Walker, Eileen Ranslow, Jim Lindsay, and Ward Dannemiller. The team that traveled the longest distance to get to the tournament was Richard & Carol Steiner and Jerry & Lorraine Farmer (5,724 cumulative miles).

Event sponsors were The Richards Group and The Hermitage Club at Haystack Mountain. The Platinum Sponsors were Elizabeth Walker and Eileen Ranslow. Gold Sponsors were: Cerner Corporation and Bennington Subaru. Silver Sponsors were: Baker, Newman, Noyes; Andy & Linda Barber; Brattleboro Memorial Hospital; Lawrence & Lober Electric Services; and People’s United Bank. Hole sponsors were: Advance Notice Advertising; Andrea Anker in memory of Kjell Anker; Durand Motors; G. S. Precision; Reverend Samir & Kathryn Habiby; in memory of Jim Heal; Homestead Landscaping; Howard Printing; Irving Energy; Multiview; Northeast Delta Dental; Primmer Piper Eggleston & Cramer; River Valley Credit Union; Southern Vermont Podiatry; in memory of Chip Walker; Suzanne Welch; West River Family Dental; Windham Foundation; and WW Building Supply & Home Center. Bronze Sponsors were: BlueCross BlueShield VT; Canon Solutions; Five Maples; Lawton Floor Design; Leader Beverage; Northwestern Mutual; Perfect Image; and Two Tannery Road Restaurant. The Hole-in-One Sponsors were Bennington Subaru (nobody won the 2016 Subaru Impreza) and The Hermitage Club at Haystack Mountain (no winners of the $6,500 annual membership). Brown Computer Solutions of Brattleboro donated an Ipod Nano for the putting contest, which was won by Father Skip Baltz after a tie-breaking chip-off.

Special thanks to volunteer organizers Elizabeth Walker, Eileen Ranslow, Mary Tarinelli, and Betsy Miller, to all of the volunteers who made the event possible, and to The Hermitage Club’s golf pro, Drew Anderson and his staff.

For more information about our annual event, contact Andrea Seaton at 802-365-9109 or at aseaton@gracecottage.org.