O'Connor Hospital

September 28, 2016

    The Tenth Annual O’Connor Hospital Golf Invitational took place on Wednesday, September 21, 2016, at The College Golf Course at Delhi, the area’s premier 18-hole public golf course. The commitment and generosity of Invitational sponsors, golfers and guests enabled Bassett Healthcare Network O’Connor Hospital to raise nearly$49,000. New proceeds will benefit the hospital’s expansion of primary care and the hospital annual fund.

    Representing O’Connor Hospital, Dr. Carlton Rule, CEO,  said “we are most grateful to the new and returning event sponsors and golfers who make the annual tournament a success. Their support for O’Connor Hospital ensures quality healthcare for our community”.

    Arriving at The College Golf Course, each golfer received a bag filled with golf-related items, a bagged lunch, and golf shirts. Following a light breakfast, golfers teed up to play 18 holes. Later, golfers were joined by guests in The College Golf Courses’ Café on the Green restaurant for the awards presentation, which included a cocktail reception and buffet.

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Featured Above are low-net winners: James Krebser, Jen Ruchar, Penny MacIntyre and James MacIntryre.

Tenth Annual Golf Invitational raises over $48,000


   Prizes awarded to the top eight Low-Net and top three Low- Gross teams, with top prizes awarded to Penny MacIntyre, Jim MacIntyre, Jim Krebser, and Jen Ruchar. These first-place winners in the Low-Net team category won a Vokey Wedge and a dozen golf balls. The second –place team representing Catskill Area Hospice and Palliative Care (Bob Escher, Jamey Novick, Bob Park, and Patti Canner) who won gift certificates to Dave Arehart Pro shop. Third net winners were Mike Ogden, Justin Hummel, Doug Truex, and John Bullis each receiving golf shoes.

    In the Low-Gross team category, Justin Marano, Brad Anderson, Thomas Lamport, and Frank Liberaty won first place and brought home gift certificates to the Dave Arehart Pro Shop. The second-place team representing Delaware National Bank of Delhi (Peter Gioffe, Paul Roach, Terry Mostert, and Eli Townsend) each receiving zip-up golf apparel.

   O’Connor Hospital, thanks the tournament’s corporate and individual sponsors for their commitment to O’Connor Hospital and its mission to offer quality healthcare in the area:O’Connor Hospital thanks the following corporate sponsors, new and returning, for their commitment to accessible, high quality health care: The Delaware National Bank of Delhi, tournament sponsor; Morris Switzer-Environments for Health, course sponsor; Clark Companies and Eastman Associates, Co-lunch hosts; Plumbers and Pipefitters, Local 112, beverage cart sponsor; Bassett Medical Center, scoreboard sponsor; and Matco Electric, ball sponsor.

Additional sponsors are Haggerty Ace Hardware  and Kiwanis Club of Delhi, snack station sponsors; and Delhi Telephone Company, Catskill Area Hospice and Palliative Care, and Saputo , golf cart sponsors; NYCM Insurance, 19th Hole sponsor; Allison Oil, Inc., Men’s Longest Drive sponsor; Sluiter Agency,Inc., Women’s Longest Drive sponsor; Robert O. Mable Agency, Inc., Men’s Closest-to-the-Pin sponsor; Delhi Women’s Club, Women’s Closest-to–the-Pin sponsor; Persun &Hamlin, P.C., Men’s Straightest Drive Contest sponsor; Dubben Brothers, Women’s Straightest Drive Contest, and Curtis Lumber, All Closest-to-pin sponsor.

Hole sponsors include: Delaware Bulldozing Corporation, Ray’s Fine Wine and Spirits, Relph Benefit Advisors, and MedSPAR LLC, Halliday Financial, exclusive hole sponsors; Beveridge’s Plumbing, Heating and AC, Anderson Painting, Coldwell Banker Timberland Properties, Cobleskill Regional Hospital, Eighmey Construction, Sweet Ending Desserts, Thuillez, Ford, Gold, Butler, and Monroe, LLP, LeChase Construction Services,  Syracuse Time & Alarm Co, Inc., supporting hole sponsors; Webster’s Paving, and Margaretville Telephone Company are Friends of O’Connor Hospital.

In-kind support has been received from: The College Golf Course at Delhi, O’Connor Hospital Eye Wear Center, DJ Tito, Dave Arehart Pro-Shop, The College Association at Delhi (CADI) and Northern Eagle Beverages.

Lastly, O’Connor Hospital extends a thank you to returning Hole-In-One sponsors Delhi Motors, Inc. and Country Club Automotive.

 The Eleventh Annual O’Connor Hospital Golf Invitational will be held on Wednesday, September20, 2017. Information about this and other sponsorship opportunities are available by contacting O’Connor Hospital’s Fund Development office at 607-746-0363.


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