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Slainte Milford and Milford Irish Heritage Society Host Golf Tourney to Benefit Local Scholarships in Stratford and Milford

Calling all golfers to sign up now for the 7th Annual Lyle James Memorial Golf Tournament, sponsored by Slainte Milford, Inc. and the Irish Heritage Society of Milford, being held on Monday, May 19 at the Mill River Country Club in Stratford, CT. The entry fee is a low $165 and includes many goodies and activities to support a great cause.

The Lyle James Tournament is held each year to commemorate the life and service of Lyle James, a local golfer, father and husband who supported education and cultural causes in his lifetime. The event raises money for up to three open scholarships for local students through the local high schools. Major sponsors this year include Key Hyundai, Crush Sports Bar, Janney Advisors and Warrior Golf.

Each golfer this year is eligible to receive a certificate for two free golf clubs and participate in up to three "hole-in-one" contests for various prizes such as a cruise from Cruise One or a new car from Jill Merriam's Key Hyundai. The event includes greens fees, cart, a catered luncheon and post-golf happy hour. Other features are several hole-in-one and closest to tee contests, putting contest for a possible chance to win a $5000 prize.

Sign up today by contacting Mike McCabe at 203-882-9983. Singles, twosomes, threesomes and foursomes welcome. This is a coed event and open to anyone who loves golf or just a good time around golf. Check in begins at 11 a.m. and the shotgun tee time begins between 12:30 and 1 p.m.

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