The fifth annual David Jimenez Open golf tournament benefiting the Coastal Georgia Alzheimer’s Association will be held Oct. 3 at the Lost Plantation Golf Club in Rincon.
The tournaments have raised over $42,500 in the last four years for the Alzheimer’s Association.
The tournament format will be a four person scramble-captain’s choice with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. The cost is $70 per player and includes greens and cart fees, lunch, two mulligans, a hole-in-one contest, an eagle putt on No. 15 and prizes for the winning teams. Rincon Chevrolet is sponsoring a hole-in-one contest with the winner getting a 2015 Chevrolet Colorado.
There also will be a silent auction and entertainment by Ricky Standard.
Sponsorships are available at these levels: platinum, $500; gold, $100; silver, $50.
David Jimenez passed away Oct. 20, 2013, after a 14-year struggle with Alzheimer’s disease. He was a member of Lost Plantation Golf Club and a Rincon resident. He spent his last three and a half years living at Savannah Commons Arbor’s Memory Care in Savannah.
Jimenez was a PGA Life Member in the Georgia Section. His professional golf career included being a PGA Tour player in the 1960s and early ’70s, the 1975 MAPGA player of the year; 1976 PGA Cup Match USA Team Member; five-time World Cup player, partnered with Chi Chi Rodriguez three times; head pro at Wintergreen Resort, Va. for 17 years and a PGA Senior European Tour exempt player for seven years.
For more information, contact Paul Johnson, PGA head golf professional at Lost Plantation Golf Club at 826-2092 or Arlene Jimenez at 826-2627 or e-mail: email@example.com. You also may visit davidjimenezopen.org.