MarPac donates $2,500 to Tournament of Champions E-mail
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Thursday, 18 May 2017 11:46

MarPac Inc. recently donated $2,500 in in-kind contributions to the organizers of the Governor’s Tournament of Champions. From left, Guy Pudney, MarPac General Manager; Paul Shimizu, Owner, Ambros Inc.; Marie Sablan, TOC Committee Member; Ben Babauta TOC Tournament Director; Surina Reyes, TOC Committee Member; Tom Basa Jr., MarPac Sales Manager, and James Lee, MarPac Sales Manager.In its ongoing efforts to support activities that enhance the CNMI’s reputation as a prime tourist destination, MarPac Inc. announced that it has donated over $2,500 in in-kind contributions to the organizers of the 22nd Governor’s Tournament of Champions, which will be held on Saturday and Sunday, May 27 and 28, 2017.



“Over the years the Governor’s Tournament of Champions has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars that has funded important community projects,” said Guy Pudney, Marpac Inc. General Manager. “We are happy to be part of this year’s tournament and look forward to an exciting weekend for all the participating golfers!”


“Year after year, we have counted on MarPac for its generous contribution and support,” said Ben Babauta, Tournament Director. “We are glad to be partnering with the company again this year.”


The 22nd Governor’s Tournament of Champions will be played at the LaoLao Bay Golf and Resort’s East & West Courses on May 27 and 28.  The two-day event is bigger and better than ever with exciting hole-in-one prizes and the chance to win thousands of dollars in possible prizes. The TOC tournament fee is $200.00.


Winners in the Men’s Championship, A, B, C, Senior and Super Senior flights will each receive $500 cash, $400 cash, $300 cash, a digital camera, and $100 DFS gift certificate for the first to fifth place, respectively. The Ladies Low Gross winners will receive $500, $400, and $300 cash for first to third place, respectively. The first, second, and third place winners of the Ladies Low Net will each receive a trophy.


There will be hundreds of thousands worth of prizes that will be at stake in the two-day tournament, including hole-in-one prizes that include a brand new 2017 Honda Civic hatchback donated by Joeten Motors, a brand new 2017 Hyundai Grand Santa Fe donated by Triple J Motors, a brand new 2017 Limited Edition 50th Anniversary Toyota Corolla donated by Atkins Kroll Toyota, a $10,000 hole-in-one cash prize donated by Pacifica Insurance, a $5,000 hole-in-one cash prize donated by McDonalds of Saipan, and one year of free golf donated by Saipan Laolao Bay Golf and Resort.


Since its inception, TOC has turned over more than $800,000 to the Saipan Beautification Fund, which has gone directly to improvements like the tree-lined traffic medians that stretch from Garapan to the former Palm Resort Saipan, as well as the revitalization of the Garapan special district. In addition, the Governor’s TOC also contributed funds for the Paseo de Marianas, the lighting of the Saipan Beach Pathway, and the beautification of the Port to Park pathway.


For more information about sponsorship opportunities for the 2017 TOC, contact Ben Babauta at 483-2563. For player information and to download the registration form, visit www.tocSaipan.com.

Last Updated on Thursday, 18 May 2017 12:32

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