Countdown to the
2020 LINKS_STRONG Classic
The 2nd annual LINKS_STRONG Classic golf outing will be held on Monday September 21, 2020 at The Oaks Golf Course in Cottage Grove, WI.
100% of the net proceeds from the event will be donated to head and neck cancer research.
***COVID-19 UPDATE (August 17, 2020)***
We have a few updates to share:
First, the event is still a go as of posting this update! The biggest change to the day’s activities is the fact that shotgun starts are not permitted and we will be doing tee times instead. The details, including tee time assignments, will be sorted out once we have a better idea of the final numbers. Meanwhile, we ask that you be prepared for a tee time anywhere between 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Sadly, we will not be able to take requests for specific tee times.
All post-golf activities are still off the table, including dinner. We realize a portion of your registration ($20/golfer) includes dinner and we will either issue a new receipt should you wish to donate the dinner portion of your registration back to our organization or issue you a refund.
As popular as it was last year, the Ball Toss Contest has been canceled – we just can’t have that many people gathering on the balcony at once. Additionally, doing tee times means that not everyone could participate in the contest before the first group reaches #7. All other on-course games will go on as planned – including the newly-added PuttSkee contest!
50/50 raffle is also a go! We will draw the winning ticket after golf and will contact the winner. Don’t worry – in addition to a number of witnesses, we will record the 50/50, PuttSkee Contest, Putting Contest, and Par 3 Challenge raffle drawings to make sure everything is on the up-and-up.
What about the silent auction and door prizes? As you might expect, 2020 has been very difficult for many businesses, including those who generously contributed to our event in 2019. While donations are down substantially this year, we do have a number of items to give away! We are looking into online platforms to host a silent auction and also have some fun ideas planned to give away other prizes.
As always, we will continue to work with the golf course and provide additional details as they become available.