On Monday, May 9th, Lanigan Ryan held its 29th annual Golf for Charity tournament at the Argyle Country Club in Silver Spring, MD. After a weekend of gloomy days and constant rain, the weather turned around just in time and Monday’s tournament was met with clear skies, cool breeze, and sunshine – a perfect day for golf!
Every year, Lanigan Ryan partners with two local nonprofit organizations to serve as beneficiaries for the tournament. All the proceeds from the tournament are given to the two nonprofit organizations as donations. This year, the two nonprofit organizations were the Madison House Autism Foundation and the Mental Health Association of Frederick County. Thanks to the generous support of our attendees, donors and sponsors, the tournament raised over $10,000 for the two organizations.
After the traditional shotgun start at noon, 136 golfers took off across the course in their golf carts and made their way around to participate in a range of events. From the chipping contest to the longest drive, the day was filled with laughter, the sound of clubs hitting ProV1 golf balls, and plenty of “FORE!’s”. In the evening, Development and Marketing Director Rebecca Layman of the Mental Health Association of Frederick County and Board member Steve Durante of Madison House Autism Foundation shared a few words about their respective organizations and their missions over a delectable dinner. The day couldn’t have been any better.
We would like to extend our sincere gratitude to everyone who has been a part of this tradition. We can’t wait to celebrate our tournament’s 30th year next May!
Congratulations to this year’s winners:
Low Team: 57
- Trevor Garner
- Jason Larose
- Jay Marshall
- Lou Debenedetto
2nd Low Team: 58
- Joe Durham
- Matt Reidy
- Chris Haye
- Adam Wagner
3rd Low Team:
- Matt Simmons
- Steve Corsini
- Kurt Denchfield
- Mike Swarthout
More About This Year’s Beneficiaries:
Madison House Autism Foundation’s mission is to promote, model and advocate for the full inclusion of adults with autism and their families in the life of our communities; and to expand choice and opportunity in housing, employment, and social participation.
The Mental Health Association of Frederick County’s mission is to build a strong foundation of emotional wellness by preparing resilient children, securing vulnerable families, facing crises together and supporting the whole community. Through education, advocacy, empowerment, and treatment, MHA helps everyone face their challenges and make lasting positive changes.