FOR the first time, the Hawks Nest Beachside Pro-Am will be conducted over two days, Friday 13 and Saturday 14 September at Hawks Nest Golf Club and Club spokesperson, David Gilbert told News Of The Area, “The two day format was only possible because of the wonderful support from the business community.
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“The total prize pool for the event of $22,500 has attracted a quality field of sixty eight professional golfers including defending champions Callan O’Reilly and Leigh McKechnie as well as Matthew Millar, Tim Hart and James Nitties with household names Craig Parry, Andre Stolz and Peter Lonard who have also entered the event.
Mr Gilbert also said, “The club is enormously grateful for the support from naming rights sponsor Hawks Nest Beachside, Gold sponsor Burtons Automotive and silver sponsors Ray White Tea Gardens, Tile Rescue, Palm Lake Resort, Yamaha, Toro Australia, Supercharge Batteries, RSL LifeCare and Wakeford Securities.”
A highlight of the two days will be the Par 3, ‘Nearest the Pin Shootout’ which will be held under lights after the completion of the Pro-Am whereby in the shootout, the professionals will compete for $1500.00 together with a number of selected local amateur golfers who will compete for $600.00 worth of prizes.
Members, guests and visitors are welcome to watch the quality golf which will be on display over the two days as well as to take in the spectacle of the ‘Shootout under Lights’ on the evening of Saturday, 14 September.
There are still some positions available in the Pro-Am field over the two days and golfers wishing to play on either or both days should contact the Office or the Pro Shop during business hours on 4997 0145.
By Ann SCULLY