Bathurst, NB, Wednesday, May 20th, 2015 – With the sun beginning to shine on New Brunswick, golfers have begun taking to the links to find their swings, work on their putting game and even fish balls out of the ponds (due to a poor choice of clubs, of course).
And this summer, a new can’t miss event will welcome golfers in the form of the Titan Foundation Celebrity Golf Classic, with honorary captain Sean Couturier of the Philadelphia Flyers. Other celebrities will include Eric Gelinas of the New Jersey Devils, National Hockey League (NHL) referee Ghislain Hebert, as well as a number of Acadie-Bathurst Titan players, such as Mark Simpson, Mark Trickett, Nicholas Blanchard, Nicolas Latulippe, Nicolas Dumulong, Jordan Maher, Daniel Vautour and Yan Plourde.
The classic will take place on Friday, June 26th at the Gowan Brae club, with all funds going to the Bathurst Minor Hockey Association and the Titan Foundation.
A busy day in store
The day will begin at 11am, as minor hockey players will have the opportunity to partake in a photo and autograph session with all of the celebrities. The golfers themselves will begin play at 12:30 with a shotgun start, followed by a surf and turf supper and an evening auction.
Furthermore, golfers will have the chance to win $100,000 should they hit a hole-in-one on a predetermined hole.
Also, randomly selected teams will have the opportunity to play a round of golf with a celebrity on the Thursday night at the Gowan Brae golf club.
It takes four to yell “fore”
Teams interested in participating can do so by contacting Penny Anderson from the Bathurst Minor Hockey Association at 506-549-9950 or at firstname.lastname@example.org. The fee for each four player team is $1,000, while a sponsoring a hole will be at $500, or $350 if the sponsor has also entered a team.
Hockey season fast arriving
As to not miss a second of the on-ice action, fans are encouraged to pick up their 2015-16 season tickets right away, as tickets are available at the K.C. Irving Regional Centre box office, by phone at 549-3200 or 1-877-549-3200 or online at admission.com