NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts held its 20th annual MCLA Golf Classic at Berkshire Hills Country Club in Pittsfield on Monday, Sept. 19. The tournament was sponsored for the third consecutive year by President’s Club Title Sponsor Petri Contracting of Clarksburg.
This annual event brings together community members and local businesses to support the college’s athletics programs. The tournament drew a field of 20 teams, which competed for gross and net prizes.
The Gross Division Winner was the Desmarais team, which consisted of Jerry Desmarais, Russell Dillman, Larry Hulland and Mike Sanders. The Net Division Winners were Deb Raber, Nancy Bullett, Brendan Bullett and Jamie Zdon.
The tournament was an 18-hole scramble format. Contests included hole-in-one prize holes, as well as closest-to-the-pin and longest drive competitions. A raffle and silent auction was held throughout the day.
All proceeds raised from the event benefit the MCLA Athletics Department and the College's student-athletes.
In addition to Petri Contracting as the President’s Club Title Sponsor, Adams Community Bank was the flag sponsor, Smith Brothers-McAndrews sponsored the closest-to-the-pin, Greylock Federal Credit Union was the snack cart sponsor, Alton and Westall Real Estate Agency was the turn sponsor, and MountainOne Bank was the Trailblazer Lunch sponsor.
Other sponsors included MVP sponsors ARAMARK/MCLA, Barr and Barr Builders, Berkshire Bank, Follett Higher Education Group and Raymond James. Captain’s Club sponsors were Catherine Holbrook, and Douglas J. Wooliver Sons, Inc. Hole-in-One sponsors were Paul Bowlby, and Cross Insurance.
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