Chandler golf event raises money for charity
Chandler Horizon Rotary, Thorobred Chevrolet, Godaddy.com and Crowne Plaza San Marcos Golf Resort present the 19th annual Million Dollar Hole-in-one Shootout. This exciting event runs for three consecutive weekends from February 18 to March 4. Players make a $1 charitable donation per shot for a chance to win daily prizes such as rounds of golf, golf clubs, restaurant gift certificates and other great items each day of qualifying. In the $1 Million Finals, each of the 5 holes placed in the Finals green is matched with a fabulous cash prize, new car, new truck, or $1,000,000 in cash. The unique 5-hole setup on the Finals Green greatly enhances the chance that someone will walk away with a terrific prize in the finals. Proudly an official “2012 Chandler Centennial Designated Event”, this year promises to be the biggest and best ever. Held on three consecutive weekends during the most beautiful weather period of the year, qualifying rounds will be held Saturday-Monday, February 18-20, Friday-Sunday February 24-26, and Friday and Saturday March 2 & 3. The semi-finals and finals, as well as the 6th annual Women’s $10,000 Shootout, will take place on Sunday, March 4 for those who qualify during the preliminary rounds. The event will begin at 10 a.m. and run through 6 p.m. each qualifying day, and will take place on a specially designed area of Crowne Plaza San Marcos Golf Course”s practice facility dedicated exclusively to this exciting event. The day is divided into two four-hour sessions, with each session winner taking home a prize. The distance of the shot during the qualifying rounds is approximately 100 yards. Players make a $1 charitable donation per shot for a chance to win terrific daily prizes such as rounds of golf, golf clubs, restaurant gift certificates and other great items each day of qualifying. In addition they are playing to gain entry into the finals as one of the top 20 overall qualifiers from the eight qualifying days. In the $1 Million Finals, each of the 5 – yes, 5 – holes in the Finals green is matched with a fabulous deluxe prize – including $1,000,000 in cash! Other cash giveaways range from $50,000 to $100,000, as well as other great prizes, including a new car or truck and other fantastic merchandise. The unique 8-hole setup greatly enhances the chance that someone will walk away with a terrific prize in the finals. Proceeds from the event are donated to many worthwhile causes in the Chandler area including the Boys & Girls Club of the East Valley, Chandler-Gilbert YMCA, Junior Achievement, Mothers Against Drunk Driving, Chandler Christian Community Center, Hunger Plus, Gift of Life Arizona and Polio Plus, just to name just a few. The Crowne Plaza San Marcos Resort is just three blocks west of Arizona Avenue on Chandler Blvd. on the south side of the street. For more information, call Marty Herder at 602-295-7883, or visit www.ChandlerHorizonRotary.com.