Monday, 02 June 2014 14:27

Chamber Golf Spectacular Offers $1 Million Hole-In-One Contest

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Chamber Member Services Associate Jackie Thorpe meets with John Zanewych of Big John Sales (l) and Ted Lowe (c) of NTI Boilers to discuss the details of the $1 million hole-in-one contest taking place during the Greater Oswego-Fulton Chamber of Commerce Annual Golf Spectacular.  Chamber Member Services Associate Jackie Thorpe meets with John Zanewych of Big John Sales (l) and Ted Lowe (c) of NTI Boilers to discuss the details of the $1 million hole-in-one contest taking place during the Greater Oswego-Fulton Chamber of Commerce Annual Golf Spectacular. Submitted photo

     Big John Sales and NTI Boiler have combined to make the Greater Oswego-Fulton Chamber of Commerce Annual Spectacular the hottest ticket in town.  Thanks to their sponsorship, golfers in this year’'s Chamber golf tournament will the have the chance to win $1 million.

     Every golfer will have the opportunity to be one of four finalists that will have a shot at the $1 million prize.  The two male golfers, and the two female golfers who are closer to the pin on the designated $1 million hole will comprise the four finalists that will have a chance to tee off for the $1 million hole-in-one.

“     "This is an unprecedented event,”" Nate Emmons, interim director of the Greater Oswego-Fulton Chamber of Commerce, said. "“We have offered the opportunity to win some amazing prizes in the past, but certainly nothing of this magnitude.  This chance to win $1 million makes the Chamber golf tournament the most exciting golf event in Oswego County, if not all of Central New York."

     John Zanewych of Big John Sales and Ted Lowe, regional manager for NTI Boiler are looking forward to the possibility of congratulating a $1 million winner.  “

     "We are happy to be sponsoring the $1 million Hole-In-One Contest,”" Zanewych said. "“The Greater Oswego-Fulton Chamber of Commerce is an excellent organization and we are proud to be able to support the chamber through this sponsorship.  This really is a chance of a lifetime.  It’s amazing to think that someone may walk away from the Greater Oswego-Fulton Chamber golf tournament a millionaire"     

     Scheduled for June 16, the 2014 Greater Oswego-Fulton Chamber of Commerce Golf Spectacular will feature a four-person captain and crew format and tee off at 10:00 a.m. at Beaver Meadows Golf Club, 185 Barnard Drive in Phoenix.

     In addition to the $1 million hole-in-one contest, the Chamber Golf Spectacular includes hole-in-one contests for a chance to win a 2014 Chevrolet Equinox courtesy of Burritt Motors in Oswego and chance to win $10,000 courtesy of the Fitzgibbons Agency, chipping and putting contests, prizes for longest drive, straightest drive, closest to the pin and a skins game.

     Emmons added that the excitement surrounding the event has led to another unprecedented decision.  "

     "For the first time in it’s history the Greater Oswego-Fulton Chamber of Commerce Golf Spectacular will be open to non-chamber members," Emmons said.  "“We welcome all interested community members to join us for a enjoyable round of golf on the beautiful course at Beaver Meadows Golf Club and a chance to win some amazing prizes including $1 million."

     The chamber is currently accepting registrations for members and non-members wishing to play in the 2014 Chamber Golf Spectacular.  An entry fee of $450 for chamber member four person teams and $550 for non-member teams includes green fees, cart, lunch, and a full steak dinner following the event.  Registration is limited and team spots will be filled on a first come, first served basis.  Registration begins June 6. 

     A variety of sponsorship levels from tee signs to contests are also available for businesses and organizations wishing to be a part of the Chamber Golf Spectacular.

     For more information on registering a team or sponsorship opportunities, contact the Greater Oswego-Fulton Chamber of Commerce at 315-343-7681, via e-mail at: [email protected], or visit www.oswegofultonchamber.com.

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