Tourists to host charity tournament at Sequoyah National

by Jul 19, 2013SPORTS di-ne-lv-di-yi0 comments

The Asheville Tourists will host their 18th Annual Charity Golf Tournament on Monday, Aug. 12 at Sequoyah National Golf Club. The event will once again raise money for the Asheville Tourists Children’s Fund while being held at Sequoyah National for the first time.

“We’re looking forward to an outstanding event once again this year and we are very excited to be at Sequoyah National,” said Chris Smith, senior sales executive of the Tourists. “We have a great working relationship with the people at Sequoyah and believe everyone who participates in this year’s event will have a great time for a great cause.”

The tournament is scheduled to have a shotgun start at 1 p.m., with registration and box lunches available beginning at noon. Prizes will be awarded to the teams that finish in first, second and third place. There will also be door prizes along with awards for closest to the pin, longest drive and longest successful putt. Dinner will be served at the end of the event, at 6 p.m.

The tournament is limited to 128 golfers. Cost for an individual player is $110 and a foursome is $400. Sponsorship packages are also available that conclude golfers and hole sponsorship. For more information, contact Chris Smith (828) 258-0428 ext. 204 or at

– Asheville Tourists