Branford Rotary

Branford Rotary

BRANFORD, CONN. The Branford Rotary Club golf tourney will now be held on Monday, September 25. Its 6th annual Spring Golf Classic will be situated at the scenic Clinton Country Club, 128 Old Post Road, Clinton.

The Country Club is a new venue for the event. Established in 1895, the Clinton Country Club is one of the oldest in the country. The 18-hole course, designed by Geoffrey Cornish, is both challenging and beautiful.

The schedule for the tourney is as follows: 10:00 am: registration, driving range & putting green open; 11:00 am: lunch; 12:00 pm: shotgun start (scramble); 5:00 pm: cocktail hour (open bar); 6:00 pm: dinner, raffle, and auction.

Prizes to be awarded include Longest Drive, Men & Women Closest to the Pin, Gross Score for 1st, 2nd and last place, and HOLE-IN-ONE. There will be a few surprises this year as well.

Registration is $175 per golfer. Appropriate attire is required. Spikeless shoes are required, and jeans are prohibited. Spectators are welcome. Dinner is available for non-golfers at $25. Sponsorships are encouraged and will be posted throughout the beautiful Clinton Country Club golf course. Spectators are welcome.

The Branford Rotary tournament is a fundraiser for designated charities. Proceeds will benefit the Branford Counseling Center Basic Needs Program, Feed Branford Kids, local veterans’ groups, Make-A-Wish Foundation, Soundview YMCA Annual Campaign, Hole in the Wall Gang Camp, and Y-NHH Male Breast Cancer Van Wilgen Fund.

For further details contact: Ed Vescovi: (203) 415-9191/; Doug Shaw: (203) 494-8510/ or Contact Hap Storer for sponsor information and payment at 11 Grove Avenue, Branford 06405, 203/804-0771.

The Rotary Club of Branford is an organization of women and men representing a cross-section of local business and professional leaders, living and/or employed in Branford, who work as volunteers on a variety of local and international projects to improve the quality of life in their home and world communities.


(3) comments

Alfred C Whitehead

Why would the Rotary be forced to use the Clinton Country Club instead of the PIne Orchard Golf course? I realize the Pine Orchard club is private but the perception of a local charitable organization like Rotary having to go to another town seems wrong. If there is a rational explanation for this can someone please state it. Thank you.


Have u ever played the PO course?

Alfred C Whitehead

It's a local golf tournament to raise money for local charities. It's not the Masters Tournament. As for playing at Pine Orchard... the answer is "No." I prefer to sailing Long Island Sound in my luxury yacht Gravitas

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