What's on Tap for Saturday, August 20, 2011

Carter Nedley Golf Classic
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The second annual Carter Nedley Golf Classic starts at noon on Saturday, August 20, 2011, at Black Brook Golf Course in Mentor, Ohio.

Players receive
  • eighteen holes of golf with a cart
  • a clubhouse lunch
  • a catered steak dinner
  • drinks
  • a gift
  • a $10 gift certificate to Golf Galaxy

They also can participate in two fun and exciting contests new to the event this year:
  • "The Marsh-Mulligan"
    Players can tee off on a marshmallow at the tenth hole for a chance to drop two strokes from their team's final score.
  • "The Putt Off"
    The ultimate test of one's mastery of the green.

Prizes will be awarded to the winning foursome, to the players with the longest drive and longest putt, and to the winner of the Putt Off.

Foursomes are priced at $400. A dinner-only option is available for $35 ($45 after August 1).

Hole sponsorships are also available; see carternedley.org for details.

Golfers can register and pay online at The Carter Nedley Golf Classic page at carternedley.org. Sponsorship packages can also be purchased on that page. The final registration deadline is Sunday, August 14.

All players, foursomes, and Gold Ribbon Sponsor foursomes registered by August 1 will be entered into the Early Bird Prize Drawing for a chance to win two tickets to The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum and a $25 gift certificate to Legacy Village.

All proceeds will benefit The Carter Nedley Foundation, which serves children in Northeast Ohio affected by cancer, along with their families, and funds research into treatments for childhood cancer.

For more information, please contact Jason Nedley at (440) 725-5118 or at jason@carternedley.org.

About Carter Nedley

In January 2009, thirteen-month-old Carter Nedley, son of former Greater Cleveland Alumni Chapter President Jason Nedley ('98, '06) and Lisa Nedley ('98), was diagnosed with acute myelogenous leukemia (AML). With a survival rate of less than 50 percent, AML is among the most difficult pediatric cancers to treat.

Still, for the next fourteen months, Carter bravely fought his disease. Through lengthy stays in three hospitals across Ohio he endured several rounds of chemotherapy, radiation, and a bone-marrow transplant. Tragically, however, Carter passed away in February 2010.

To honor their son's life, the Nedleys established The Carter Nedley Foundation to help other families in Northeast Ohio affected by childhood cancer and to fund research into treatments.

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