Celebrity golf invitational to benefit Nathaniel Witherell

The  9th annual Witherell Celebrity Golf Invitational, organized by the Friends of Nathaniel Witherell, will take place on Wednesday, Sept. 21, at the Griffith E. Harris Golf Course in Greenwich. All of the proceeds will benefit The Nathaniel Witherell, a short-term rehab and nursing center owned by the Town of Greenwich.

Don Herrmann, former New York Giants and New Orleans Saints wide receiver

Don Herrmann, former New York Giants and New Orleans Saints wide receiver

Participating golfers and area sports celebrities include: Jeff Feagles, former veteran NFL punter and Giants Super Bowl champion; Don Herrmann, former New York Giants and New Orleans Saints wide receiver; Wes Matthews, former NBA point guard and two-time LA Lakers NBA champion; former heavyweight boxing contender Gerry Cooney; and Willie Upshaw, former Toronto Blue Jays first baseman. Proceeds from the event will go toward supporting critical programs and services for Witherell residents.

“This is always a terrific event,” said David Ormsby, chairman of the Friends of Nathaniel Witherell, “and it supports one of Greenwich’s community treasures.”

Former heavyweight boxing contender Gerry Cooney

Former heavyweight boxing contender Gerry Cooney

Golfers will enjoy lunch, followed by 18 holes of golf. Registration begins at noon and the shotgun start is at 1 p.m. After golf, there is an awards dinner, raffle, and auction beginning at 5:30 p.m.

Ticket and sponsorship prices are as follows:

  • $75 – Dinner Only: includes cocktails and dinner
  • $200 – Tee Sponsor: your family or business sign will be on display at a tee
  • $250 – 1 Player: includes round of golf, lunch and dinner; you will be assigned to a foursome
  • $960 ­– Golf Foursome: includes 4 player slots, carts, lunch, and dinner
  • $1,050 – Golf Foursome: includes 4 player slots, one tee sponsorship sign, carts, lunch, and dinner

$1,500 – Celebrity Golf Foursome: includes one celebrity golfer as a member of your foursome, one tee sponsorship sign, carts, lunch, and dinner

For further information on the 9th Annual Witherell Celebrity Golf Invitational, please contact Scott Neff, Witherell’s Development Director, at (203) 618-4227 [email protected] The registration form and additional information is also available at www.nathanielwitherell.org.

Participants preparing for the shotgun start at last year's Witherell Celebrity Golf Invitational.

Participants preparing for the shotgun start at last year’s Witherell Celebrity Golf Invitational.

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