Calling All Golfers
The 25th annual Win Hoyt Memorial Golf Tournament will take place at Ekwanok Country Club on Wednesday, September 21. This annual event is once again being sponsored by Casella Waste Management.
The tournament is dedicated to longtime Manchester resident and former Chamber director Winthrop Hoyt, who took over the Caddie Scholarship Program at Ekwanok in 1970 and provided great leadership until his death in 1989. He visited local schools and promoted the idea of caddying at Ekwanok, provided training for newcomers, began an annual caddie banquet, introduced contests for the attendees, and oversaw the distribution of the scholarships each year. If the Scholarship Fund fell below expectations, he would personally appeal to Ekwanok members for additional funds. The Scholarship program, which now benefits college employees at Ekwanok, continues successfully to this day. Proceeds from the 2016 tournament will support both Bennington Area Habitat for Humanity and Burr and Burton Academy Scholarship Programs. Additional sponsorship opportunities are also available. Tournament registration begins at 11 a.m., with lunch starting at 11:30 and a shotgun start at 12:30. The tournament fee is $150 per golfer, and includes 18 holes of championship golf, lunch, hors d’oeuvres, golf cart, event gifts and prizes. A cash bar will be available. To register and for additional information, call 802-362-1825 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.