BEDFORD – Registration is now open for the 21st Annual Open Arms Christian Ministries “Fore Kids” David Keister Memorial Golf Scramble.
The event will be Saturday, Sept. 24 at Stone Crest Golf Community near Bedford.
This majestic 27-hole course, built in 1990, is situated on 540 acres with three distinct and unique 9-hole courses.
Proceeds from this year’s tourney will go to the general operations fund for the three divisions of ministries of Open Arms Family and Educational Services – The Miriam Home for Girls in Switz City, The Hebron Home for Boys in Lyons, and the foster care/adoption program that serves youngsters throughout southern-central Indiana.
The format for the tournament is a conventional four-person best ball tournament.
Team registration fees for the four-person team have been reduced this year. The fee is $240 a team until Sept. 16. Registration from Sept. 16 until the day of the tournament is $260 per team. Multi-team entrants from the same organization are $200 per team.
On the tournament day, registration and breakfast will be served from 7:30 a.m. until 8:30 a.m. The shotgun start is at 8:30 a.m.
Other featured contests throughout the tourney will be the longest drive, longest putt, closest to the pin, wheel of fortune, and shotgun drive from the tee box.
Special prizes will be awarded to the top three teams. Every team member will be entered into a drawing for a chance to win a variety of golf gear, gift certificates, sports memorabilia, and free rounds of golf at area courses.
A luncheon/awards program will follow the play, starting at approximately 12:30 p.m.
Open Arms, as a ministry in Greene County, is in its 36th year of service to the youth from the state of Indiana. The ministry exists to provide hope to traumatized youth ages 0-18 through its comprehensive foster care program and two residential programs.
Stone Crest Golf Course is located at 727 Bennett Road, Bedford, IN 47421.
For more information and to register, go to Open Arms’ website.