Upcoming 2022 Marine Corps League Annual Golf Tournament

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MINT HILL, NC – The Marine Corps League Detachment 750 in Charlotte, which meets at VFW Post 4059 on Bain School Road in Mint Hill, is holding their third “James T. Brennan” Memorial Golf Tournament to raise funds for their programs.

The event will take place on Tuesday, September 13 at Olde  Sycamore Golf Plantation. The event will proceed with the following schedule:

  • 10:00 am – Registration, Lunch, Putting Green, Driving Range
  • 11:45 am – Opening Comments and Instructions
  • 12:00 Noon –  Captains Choice/Scramble Format
  • 6:00 pm – Buffet Dinner, Awards, Door Prizes, Raffle and Auction

Single players can register for $100, foursomes for $400.  Hole sponsorships are available for $150, and Foursome & Hole Sponsorships are $550.  Contact Skip Helle at Helle.Burton@gmail.com or 980-255-2464 with questions.

The purpose of the tournament is to have an enjoyable day on the greens while raising funds to support the charities of the Charlotte Detachment, including the Wounded Warrior Battalion – East, Young Marines Program, Toys for Tots, Marine and Navy JROTC Scholarships, and Marines Helping Marines.  All proceeds (after expenses) will be used to support these worthy causes.

The Marine Corps League mission is to promote the interests and traditions of the United States Marine Corps; strengthen the fraternity of Marines and their families; serve Marines and FMF Navy personnel who wear or have worn the Eagle, Global and Anchor; and to foster the ideals of Americanism and patriotic volunteerism. One of the organization’s most critical missions is assisting transitioning Marines and their families in support of Marine Corps’ marine for Life program.

The organization provides funeral honors support to over 10,000 funerals per year. They provide scholarships through various programs including Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation, Semper Fi Fund, Navy Marine Corps Relief Society, Mack’s Marines and the Young Marines.

Several other scholarship and award programs include the Marine Corps University Leadership Award, Delta Dental Scholarship, and college scholarships through the Marine Corps League Foundation.

Finally, the Marines Corps League support local community programs to assist Marines, their families and detachments located in their hometowns. These programs are Veteran Service Officers (VSO), Scouting/Eagle Scout Program, Marine Roses Program, POW/MIA Remembrance, Rifle and Pistol Competition, Volunteer Assistance Veterans Services (VAVS), and Color Guards.

Their members and families receive and can review a quarterly publication named the “Semper Fi Magazine.” The members of Charlotte Detachment 750 look forward to seeing many supporters and making new friends on the links on Tuesday, September 13.

Come out and support The Few, The Proud, The Marines!

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