Tee It Up for Health Golf Benefit

Golfers Darlene Gaffney, Elaine Chilesky, Christine Capobianco, and Gail Martin enjoyed a beautiful day of golf.

Saturday, June 12, 2021 

31 teams, 38 sponsors, and 30 volunteers participated in Grace Cottage Family Health & Hospital’s 12th Annual Tee It Up For Health golf tournament on Saturday, June 12, at the Brattleboro Country Club. The weather was beautiful, the event went smoothly, and over $45,000 was raised, thanks to golfers, generous sponsors, and volunteers. Net proceeds from the event benefited Grace Cottage’s Patient Care Fund.

First Place Team (Score of 62) David Allbee, Marty Hill, Les Lynch, Bill Stevens

Second Place Team (Score of 64): Coop Bills, LindaJane Parson, Scott Cleary, John Streeter

Putting Contest: Alicia Field, Elaine Chilesky, Dennis Degnon, John Streeter

Closest to the Pin Hole #4 Men: Bill Stevens (8’9”)

Closest to the Pin Hole #4 Women: Linda Saarnijoki (31’7”)

Closest to the Pin #8 Men: Scott Wilson (7’9”)

Closest to the Pin #8 Women: No winner

Hole-in-One #8 (sponsored by Brattleboro Subaru): No winner

Long Drive #10 Men: George Sprague

Long Drive #10 Women: LindaJane Parson

Closest to the Pin #13 Men: David Sprague (4’10”)

Closest to the Pin #13 Women: Terry Boyce (18’2”)

Closest to the Line #15 Men: Doug DiVello

Closest to the Line #15 Women: Lori McAllister

Closest to the Pin #16 Men: Jasper Temple (10’8”)

Closest to the Pin #16 Women: Linda Saarnijoki (8’4”)


Generous sponsors for the 2021 Tee It Up For Health Golf Benefit were:

Event Sponsor: Brattleboro Country Club, The Richards Group

Hole-in-One Sponsor: Brattleboro Subaru

Platinum Sponsors: Cerner Corporation, Coverys, Elizabeth Walker & Eileen Ranslow

Gold Sponsor: People’s United Bank

Silver Sponsors: Andy & Linda Barber; Brattleboro Memorial Hospital; Community Bank; West River Family Dental

Hole Sponsors: Against the Grain Gourmet Foods; Allard Lumber; Baker Newman Noyes; Bradford Machine Company; Brattleboro Savings & Loan; Chroma Technology; Farnum Insulators; Howard Printing; Lawrence & Lober Electric; Northeast Delta Dental; Primmer, Piper, Eggleston & Cramer; Tracy J. Sloan, CPA; Southern Vermont Podiatry; David & April Sprague and family; Windham Foundation; WW Building Supply

Bronze Sponsors: Blue Cross Blue Shield VT; Lawton Floor Design; Leader Beverage

Flag Sponsors: Deerfield Valley News; Doug & Cathy DiVello; Five Maples; Grace Cottage Employees in memory of Jim Heal; Mimi & The Sheriff; W&B Management, in memory of Wally & Eleanor Lowe and Effie Chamberlin


Save the date for Grace Cottage’s 13th Annual Tee It Up for Health Benefit:

June 11, 2022, shotgun start at noon, Haystack Golf Course, Wilmington, VT