Town’s Golf Classic “Tees-Off!”

Registration is underway for the 9th Annual Supervisor’s Cup Golf Classic with 144 players and 20 alternates to be determined by lottery drawing.  The Golf Classic is set for Wednesday, October 19 at the famed Lido Golf Course, one of Long Island’s legendary links.  Supervisor Anthony Santino invites town residents 18 years of age and older to register for a day of great golf and great fun!

“Town golfers are invited to tee-off in our annual tournament along the historic links at Lido,” commented Supervisor Santino.  “A fun-filled round of golf in a beautiful setting accompanied by two meals, a host of prizes and tournament souvenirs makes for a true championship experience.”

For an entry fee of $15, players will enjoy 18 holes of tournament golf, goody bag, a continental breakfast, motorized golf cart, on-course refreshments, souvenir hat and shirt, 19th Hole BBQ, 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 time on October 19 is 10 a.m. and there is a rain date of Wednesday, October 26.  Completed applications must be returned in person, postmarked or faxed before midnight, Tuesday, September 20.  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. Completed applications may be returned in person, sent by mail to the Parks Administration Building in Hempstead or faxed to (516) 292-6024.

There is only one application allowed per person and an individual name cannot appear on more than one entry application.  Supervisor’s Cup participants will be chosen by lottery on Tuesday, September 27 at 10:00 a.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.  The lottery will select 144 golfers and 20 alternates.  Winners will be posted on the town web site at TOH.LI and players will also be notified by phone and e-mail.

Golfers may register as a single, or as part of a twosome, threesome or foursome.  Selected golfers will be required to make payment in the form of check or money order to the Town of Hempstead within five days of notification.  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 use the driving range for practice as they await the possibility of being added to the field if one or more golfers fail to 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 7245 or 7266.  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.