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United Way Golf Tournament invites golfers and sponsors

The 14th annual United Way Golf Tournament will be held Saturday, Aug. 18, at the Pagosa Springs Golf Club.

The format will be a four-person scramble and will begin with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. Two different flights, Championship and Just Fore Fun, will be offered, as well as various contests, prizes and giveaways.

The entry fee is $100 per player for the Championship flight or $75 per person for the Just Fore Fun flight. This includes green fees, golf cart, continental breakfast, lunch at The Pines restaurant and prizes including golf packages, a balloon ride and more. Golfers can enter as a team or individually by calling United Way at 731-0484 or e-mailing

Tournament chairs Buddy Schuchardt, John Weiss and David Musser have been working hard to make this a fantastic tournament. They encourage all area golfers to participate in the event and to register as soon as possible for this fun day on the course. Sponsorship opportunities are still available, including the tournament title sponsorship.

This golf tournament is the primary fund-raising event for Archuleta County’s United Way campaign, and 99 percent of all funds raised stay in our county. United Way supports 18 local agencies that address education, self-reliance and health needs in our community, including: American Red Cross, Archuleta County Education Center, Archuleta County Victim Assistance Program, Axis Health System, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Girl Scouts of Colorado, Habitat for Humanity of Archuleta County, Housing Solutions for the Southwest, Pagosa Outreach Connection, Pagosa Pregnancy Support Center, Pagosa Springs Youth Center, Pagosa Waldorf Initiative, San Juan Basin Area Agency on Aging, San Juan Basin Health Smile Makers Dental Program, Seeds of Learning, Southwest Conservation Corps, Tri-County Head Start and Volunteers of America Southwest Safehouse.

To register for the tournament, or for more information about sponsorship opportunities, call Lisa Jensen, United Way community relations coordinator, at 731-0484 or e-mail at

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