Uncle Bucks Golf Tournament seeks players to raise funds for Boy Scouts

Austin Long cleaning the California Zephyr for his Eagle Scout project. Submitted photo

The fifth annual Uncle Bucks Golf Classic Boy Scout Fundraising Tournament is set for April 30 at The Duke at Rancho El Dorado, 42660 Rancho El Dorado Parkway. The golfers will raise funds to support the Grand Canyon Council of the Boy Scouts of America, of which Maricopa Scouts are members.

The tournament was founded in 2011 to financially support camps, outdoor programs, career exploration, civic engagement and other positive activities for the nearly 900 scouts in Maricopa and Casa Grande. Recent Eagle Scout projects benefitting Maricopa cleaning the historic California Zephyr train car, making improvements at Pacana Park and staging a basketball tournament to raise funds for veterans.

On six patriotic holidays each year from sunrise to sunset, Boy Scouts from local troops post dozens of U.S. flags in residential communities.

The tournament is open to players of all skill levels. The fee is $75 per golfer and includes the green fee, a cart, golf shirt for all participants, breakfast and lunch. Players can register online. Registration and breakfast begin at 6 a.m.


This story appeared in the April issue of InMaricopa.


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