20th Annual Golf Challenge on Fripp will benefit CAPA

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Area golfers are gearing up for the 20th Annual CAPA Golf Challenge, set for an 11:00 a.m. shotgun start on Friday, March 7 at Ocean Point, Fripp Island.

Men and women of any golf skill level are invited to play. Teams of four will play using the Texas Shamble format. The entry fee is $140 per player or $540 for a four person team. All players receive a round of golf with cart, practice range and balls, tee gift, box lunch, course beverages. A Players’ Award Party for all sponsors and golfers to be held on-site immediately following play. All proceeds will go to the Child Abuse Prevention Association (CAPA) of Beaufort, a United Way agency.

Ocean Point Golf Links is Fripp Island Resort’s original home of golf and one of South Carolina’s best golf courses. Opened in 1964, the prized course was designed by George Cobb — the talented design consultant for Augusta National. Ocean Point is a Golden Links Award Winner and has received 4 STAR rated by Golf Digest.  The traditional links-style par 72 layout is found on the northernmost point of Fripp Island and features several holes that are situated directly on the Atlantic Ocean and Fripp Inlet.

Sponsorship opportunities are still available. For more information and a sponsor form, please visit www.capabeaufort.org.

Deadline for entry is March 1. Players may enter individually or as part of a four-person team. Payment must be received for the entire team before a playing slot is secured.  Applications are available at CAPA’s outreach center in Port Royal, and on the website www.capabeaufort.org.  For more information or to become a sponsor, call CAPA at 843-524-4350 or email capa714@earthlink.net.