Oconee Country Club
By: Jimmy Watt
Public Information Officer
(Walhalla, SC)———————————The 2016 Mayberry Open Golf Tournament, a fund raising golf tournament to benefit Crime Stoppers of Oconee County, Inc., is now just one week away.
“On behalf of the board of Crime Stoppers of Oconee County, Inc. and the men and women of law enforcement in Oconee County, we are so thankful for the support we have received from our partners who have joined with us to help make Oconee County a safer place to live, work and play by supporting the Oconee County branch of Crime Stoppers,” says Jimmy Watt, Public Information Officer with the Sheriff’s Office and the Sheriff’s Office Coordinator of Crime Stoppers.
“As of today, we have 20 team entry forms turned in” says Oconee County Sheriff’s Office Public Information Officer Jimmy Watt, who is the Sheriff’s Office Coordinator of Crime Stoppers. “The field for our tournament will be limited to 25 teams so if you have been thinking about fielding a team for this year’s tournament, now is the time to do so to secure your place. We have had citizens, organizations, business and industries who are partnering with us through hole sponsorships as well so the level of support has been tremendous and we are so very grateful.”
The 2016 Mayberry Open is scheduled for Thursday, May 5th at the beautiful par-71 6,051 yard Oconee Country Club in Seneca. Registration will begin at 10:30am and the tournament will have a Noon shotgun start.
The field will consist of 25 4-man Captain’s Choice teams. The cost per player is $60 dollars or $240 dollars for a team.
There are also other exciting aspects of this year’s tournament as well, which includes:
• Lunch before the tournament supplied by Chick-fil-A of Seneca
• Supper after the tournament provided by Little Pigs BBQ of Seneca
• Goodie bags for golfer’s who participate
• Door prizes
• Mulligan’s – 2 for $5
• Longest Drive contest on the par-5 8th hole
• Closest to the pin on the par-3 16th hole
• The hole in one contest on the par-3 6th hole with $500 awarded to anyone who scores a hole-in-one
If anyone would like to receive information on the tournament, including how to sign up a team, become a hole sponsor or donate door prizes, they can contact Jimmy Watt, Public Information Officer at the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office at 864-638-4199 or by e-mail at email@example.com. Tournament sign up forms are also available at Oconee Country Club in Seneca.
Those who are interested in fielding a team can do so via a mobile marketing program available through Oconee Country Club provided by Campbell and Partners by texting the keyword CRIME to shortcode 63975. From there, you will receive a text back with a link to a mobile registration site. Once you click on that link, you will be taken to a website where you can register your teams as well as receive more information about the tournament. There is even a link at the top of the page for those who have a question concerning the tournament to text that question.