Gopher Broke Scramble registration open

By KTVZ.COM news sources
POSTED: 9:39 AM PDT July 23, 2013 
BEND, Ore. -

Player registration is now open for the 10th Annual Gopher Broke Scramble Golf Tournament - Bend’s own “Caddyshack for Kid’s Sake.”

Hosted by the Bend Park & Recreation Foundation, this year’s tournament will be held on Friday, September 13th at Bend Golf & Country Club.

The annual event supports recreation scholarships for children and people with disabilities to participate in Bend Park & Recreation District programs that foster self-confidence, promote healthy lifestyles and teach life-long lessons.

Sponsored by Century Insurance Group, Skanska, Horizon Broadcasting and other local sponsors, the tournament features a 12:30 pm shotgun start with a fun welcome at registration, food and beverage at each hole sponsored by local businesses, great prizes and a happy hour awards presentation.

Cost is $600 for a team of four or $150 for individual players. Registration forms are available online at http://www.bendparksandrec.org/info/Foundation/Gopher_Broke_Scramble/.

Additional sponsor opportunities are also available.

In 2012, Bend Park & Recreation District provided over $240,000 as scholarships to families needing financial assistance in order to participate in programs. Bend Park & Recreation Foundation helps provide funds to ensure that all families are able to participate in quality programs, regardless of ability to pay.

For more information, contact Kim Johnson, BPR Foundation Administrator, p. 541-706-6127, kim@bendparksandrec.org or Sue Boettner, Event Coordinator, p. (541) 706-6231, sueb@bendparksandrec.org.