Friday, April 09, 2004
Contact: Rachel Smith, CHKD, (757) 668-7043
Annual Walter W. Wood Golf Tourney Benefits CHKD
HAMPTON ROADS, Va.—The scenic Ocean View Golf Course in Norfolk will host “The CHKD Woody Classic” golf tournament on Thursday, May 13, 2004, with all proceeds going to benefit Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters.
This four-person, Florida best ball competition begins with a shot-gun start at noon and includes green fees, cart, a cookout, and prizes, which is all included in an entry fee of $50 per player. Individual entries are welcome and will be accepted and paired into foursomes by tournament officials. The course is limited to 144 players, so enter early to reserve your place in this popular event. Participants may sign up or get more information by calling Linda Hussey at Ocean View Golf Course, 480-2094.
Already in it’s 20th year, “The CHKD Woody Classic” has raised over $285,000 for Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters. The tournament is named in honor of Walter W. “Woody” Wood who founded the event with his wife, Athaleen, in 1984 to benefit CHKD. The management of the American Golf Corp., owners of the course, the Will Carder Real Estate team, Southern Trust Mortgage Company, and Moon Engineering, have all worked extensively to sponsor this fun and exciting event.
Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters is the only facility of its kind in Virginia, and serves the medical and surgical needs of children throughout greater Hampton Roads, the Eastern Shore of Virginia, and northeastern North Carolina.