Sue Merz

Witherell Celebrity Golf Invitational Set for 9/16

Gerry Cooney

Gerry Cooney

Looking for a great way to spend one of the last days of summer  on the golf course, while also helping to support the wonderful programs at The Nathaniel Witherell Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation Center? Then please consider participating in the 8th Annual Witherell Invitational Golf Tournament, organized by the Friends of Nathaniel Witherell. The event will be held on Wednesday, September 16, at the Griffith E. Harris Golf Course in Greenwich, CT.

Sue Merz

The day promises to be an all star event. Participating golfers and area sports celebrities include: former heavy weight boxing contender Gerry Cooney, former New York Giants wide receiver Don Herrmann, US Olympic Women’s Hockey Team gold medalist Sue Merz, and former Toronto Blue Jays first baseman Willie Upshaw. Proceeds from the event will go toward supporting critical programs and services for Witherell residents.


Don Herrmann

Guests will enjoy lunch, followed by 18 holes of golf. The event will conclude with a reception and dinner, complete with a silent auction and awards presentation. The fee is $960 for a golf foursome, $250 for individual golfers, or $75 for dinner tickets. Golf Hole Sponsorships are $200.

Here are the details:

WHERE:                  Griffith E. Harris Golf Course, 1300 King Street,                                               Greenwich, CT

WHEN:                    Wednesday, September 16, 2015

TIME:                       12 pm Check-In/Tee time: 1:30 pm/5:30 pm                                                         Awards Dinner


$250 – 1 Golfer: includes lunch, round of golf and                                             awards dinner

$960 – Golf Foursome: includes lunch, round of golf and awards dinner

$200 – Golf Hole Sponsorship

$75 – Awards Dinner Only

For further information on The Friends of Nathaniel Witherell Celebrity Golf Tournament, please contact Scott Neff, Witherell’s Development Director, at (203) 618-4227 or [email protected]. Additional information is also available at


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