UNICO charity golf tourney set for Aug. 17

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Friday, Aug. 17, is the date for this year’s Granby UNICO Charity Golf Tournament, at Blue Fox Run in Avon featuring world long-drive competitor Michael “Moose” Watson. Sponsorships are still available, and players are welcome to participate as individuals or foursomes.

This year’s tournament will feature hole-in-one prizes on all par 3 holes and a “hole-in-two” prize (Pebble Beach golf vacation) on a par 5 hole assisted by Watson, whose long drive measures 445 yards.

Cost for players is $135, which includes carts, lunch, dinner, premium open bar, drink tickets on the course, driving range and raffle prizes at the evening banquet. Format will be a scramble, with an 11 a.m. shotgun start. Prizes will be awarded for closest to the pin and straightest drive, and team awards will be given.

UNICO is the largest Italian-American service organization in the country and the Granby chapter has been active since 2003. Proceeds benefit UNICO’s scholarship program and needy families in the Granby community. For information, contact Bob Marx at 860-653-3663, 413-977-6305 or bmarx@lmtours.com.