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Upcountry Rotary to Hold Golf Tournament & Ball Drop Fundraiser

August 4, 2016, 9:00 AM HST
* Updated August 4, 9:35 AM
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2016 Upcountry Rotary golf tourney flyerThe Rotary Club of Upcountry Maui and title sponsor Wiki Wai Car Wash and Auto Detailing will host “Rotary Helping Women,” the club’s third annual golf tournament fundraiser, on Saturday, Sept. 10, at Pukalani Country Club.

Proceeds from the golf tournament will support Women Helping Women (WHW), which offers emergency shelter and programs for victims of domestic violence.

“We are so grateful to Upcountry Rotary and their generosity in helping Women Helping Women raise funds for the shelter building maintenance fund!” said WHW Executive Director Stacey Moniz. “Over 300 women and children live in our shelter every year, and we provide everything they may need—from food to clothing, and advocacy and transportation. It’s so important that these families have a clean, safe and sound environment where they can heal. Thank you for helping us keep the shelter beautiful for our families.”

The tournament format is an 18-hole, four-person, shotgun start, best-ball scramble.

The fee for a single entry is $100 in advance; $120 at the door.


A two-player team pays $200 in advance; $240 at the door.


The price of entry includes the green fee, shared cart, “swag” bag, continental breakfast, box lunch, snacks and an awards presentation.

The grand prize for the winning foursome is a round of golf, dinner and lodging in Kā‘anapali.

Golfers will also vie for a $10,000 cash prize for the hole-in-one contest, sponsored by Rodeo General Store in Makawao.


Players may purchase Mulligan tickets at $5 a piece (limit two per player).

Golfers can also enter the putting contest for a shot at a great prize. It will be held at the end of the tournament.

The tournament also includes a longest-drive contest and closest-to-the-pin contest—both with fabulous prizes.

Even the highest scoring team comes away with a prize!

For those who want to support the club’s efforts, but do not golf, ball drop tickets are on sale at five for $20 (tickets are sold in bundles of five only). Closest to the hole wins $1,000; second prize, $500, third prize, $250. Participants need not be present to win.

Check-in and breakfast begin at 6 a.m.

The tournament’s shotgun start begins promptly at 7 a.m.

The putting contest, lunch, the awards ceremony, door prize drawings and ball drop will immediately follow the tournament.

Sponsorship opportunities are still available. One of the most valuable benefits of sponsorship is the significant amount of publicity you will receive, exposing you and your business as a true Women Helping Women supporter and environmental advocate. For maximum impact, become a sponsor today.

Monetary and prize donations are also welcome.

Register for the tournament at

For information, to purchase ball drop tickets or to inquire about sponsorship opportunities, email [email protected].

The Rotary Club of Upcountry Maui, “The Green Club,” is well known for its commitment to Maui’s environment and community. The club has received Rotary International’s Significant Achievement Award for it’s ongoing electronics (e-cycling) efforts—the only club of the 48 in the state to earn the prestigious award that year.

The club has also garnered numerous Rotary District 5000 awards for its ongoing support of the Maui’s community.

The Rotary Club of Upcountry Maui sends out a special mahalo in gratitude to Wiki Wai Car Wash and Auto Detailing for its generous title sponsorship.

Tee up for a good cause and help support the good work of the island’s “Green Club”—The Rotary Club of Upcountry Maui.

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