Mount Nittany Health Foundation Golf Classic Raises Over $350,000

October 10, 2023
The Foundation
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Golf classic committee members pose with big check on a golf course

The 33rd Annual Mount Nittany Health Foundation Golf Classic, held on Friday, September 29th, at the Penn State Golf Courses, raised record-breaking funds of over $350,000 with proceeds directed to supporting and enhancing Mount Nittany Health's Sports Medicine capabilities through Mount Nittany Health Orthopedics.

Since its inception in 1991, the Mount Nittany Health Golf Classic has raised millions of dollars to help advance healthcare in the Centre region.

“We are so grateful to the local community for their support,” said Adrienne Krasowitz, Executive Director, Mount Nittany Health Foundation. “We set a record for the number of golfers at the Penn State Golf Course – a feat that was only possible thanks to our wonderful committee members, sponsors, and volunteers.”

 

It was a sold-out event, as an impressive 288 golfers teed off, and dozens of volunteers assisted with planning and executing the popular event.

“The Golf Classic was a great opportunity to see and feel the community support in person,” said Kevin Wilson, MD, Mount Nittany Health Orthopedics, chair of the Golf Classic Committee. “The proceeds from this event will purchase state-of-the-art equipment for Mount Nittany Health Sports Medicine. This will allow our providers to better serve area student-athletes to improve performance and prevent injuries.”

Team prizes awarded to the top teams on the Blue Course and White Course:

White Course

  • 1st place team: Score, 53
    Affiliation: Sunstone Consulting
    Team: Mike Cottle, Randal Martin, Greg St. Clair, and Nick Barbera
  • 2nd place team, after a scorecard match: Score, 55
    Affiliation: Agility (Team #2)
    Team: Troy Krout, Keith Taylor, Jason Thomas, and Terry Hack
  • 3rd place team, after a scorecard match: Score, 55
    Affiliation: G.M. McCrossin, Inc.
    Team: Robert Biggans, Isaac Sluga, Logan Strouse, and Michael Weyhe

Blue Course

  • 1st place team: Score, 51
    Affiliation: Kish Bank
    Team: Bob Bilger, Scott Hanna, Gregory Hayes, and William Hayes
  • 2nd place team: Score, 53
    Affiliation: Cozen O’Connor
    Team: D.J. Michina, M. Reese, Richard Slebodnik, and Dave States
  •  3rd place team: Score, 56
    Affiliation: Louis E. Silvi Foundation
    Team: Andrew Friberg, Thomas Taricani, Larry Walker, and Ed Washell

Additional prizes were awarded for the longest drive, straightest drive, closest to the pin, and longest putt.

Thank you to everyone who made this year’s event so special, including the golfers, volunteers, and sponsors! Special thanks to the title sponsor, The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company, and the Burning Tee Golf League for their continued support of this event.

To learn more about the Golf Classic and the Mount Nittany Health Foundation, please visit foundation.mountnittany.org

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