Town’s Golf Classic “Tees-Off!”

Registration for the 6th Annual Supervisor’s Cup Golf Classic has teed off with 140 entries to be determined by lottery drawing.  The Golf Classic is set for Wednesday, October 2 at the famed Lido Golf Course, one of Long Island’s legendary links.  Supervisor Kate Murray invites town residents 18 years of age and older to register for a day of great golf and great fun!

“The Supervisor’s Cup is freshly polished and ready for presentation to this year’s winning foursome,” commented Supervisor Murray.   “An unbeatable day of competition and comradery awaits the lucky field of golfers chosen by lottery for this year’s tournament.”

For an entry fee of $15, golfers (selected by lottery) will enjoy 18 holes of tournament golf, a bucket of balls for the driving range, continental breakfast, afternoon barbeque, motorized golf cart, on-course refreshments, goody bag, awards and photographs.  Tournament contests include a “Four Player Scramble,” “Men’s & Women’s Closest to the Pin,”  “Men’s & Women’s Most Accurate Drive” and “Men’s & Women’s Longest Drive.” 

Tee-off time on October 2 is 10 a.m. and the rain date is set for Wednesday, October 16.  Completed applications must be returned in person, postmarked or faxed before midnight, Friday, September 6.  Applications can be obtained at the Town of Hempstead Parks Department, 200 North Franklin Street, Hempstead, New York 11550.  Applications will also be available online at TOH.LI.  The Lido and Merrick Road Park Golf Courses will have applications on hand as well as will most Hempstead Town parks. Completed applications may be returned in person or by mail to the Parks Administration Building in Hempstead or by fax to (516) 292-6024.

There is only one application allowed per person and your name cannot appear on more than one entry application.  Supervisor’s Cup participants will be chosen by lottery on Thursday, September 12 at 1 p.m. in the Clubhouse of the Merrick Road Park Golf Course.  The public is cordially invited to attend the lottery drawing. Players whose names are drawn in the lottery will have five days to submit payment following their notification of entry.  The lottery will select 140 golfers and 20 alternates.  Selected names will be posted on the town web site at TOH.LI and winners will also be notified by phone and e-mail.

Golfers may register as a single, or in a twosome, threesome or foursome.  Selected golfers will be required to make payments in the form of check or money order to the Town of Hempstead.  On the day of the event, golfers will be asked to present photo identification at the morning’s check-in.   Golfers who are selected as alternates are invited to attend the breakfast and enjoy the driving range practice as they await the possibility of being added to the field in the event one or more golfers do not attend.

If you have questions or desire clarification on any aspect of the Supervisor’s Cup Golf Classic, simply contact the Department of Parks and Recreation at (516) 292-9000, extension 245 or 266.  Town of Hempstead employees, their spouses and children are not eligible to participate in this event.  The tournament is open to Town of Hempstead residents only.