Middletown, RI. – May 9, 2017 – Aquidneck Land Trust (“ALT”) will host its fifteenth annual golf tournament on Monday, June 19, at Newport National Golf Course in Middletown, RI. The tournament raises funds to support future conservation efforts on Aquidneck Island. One of 76 properties under permanent conservation by ALT, the 350-acre club was recently selected as the “Number One Public Access Course in New England” by New England Golf Monthly.
“This annual tournament is a great favorite with our supporters,” said Chuck Allott, Executive Director of ALT.
“The course is terrific and the event is a great way for local golfers to play the game and support land conservation at the same time. Our tournament committee, consisting of Arthur Chapman, Tom O’Loughlin, and Trish Seward, have a great event planned!”
The tournament will kick off with registration and lunch at 12:00 pm; the format will be Best Ball of foursome, net and gross, with a 1:00 pm shotgun start. Immediately following the golf, ALT will host a cocktail and awards reception with hors d’oeuvres and an open bar. Reservations are $250 per player and may be purchased online at the ALT website, www.ailt.org, or by calling the ALT office at 401.849.2799. Corporate sponsorships are available.
About the Aquidneck Land Trust: Aquidneck Land Trust’s time-sensitive mission is to preserve and steward Aquidneck Island’s open spaces for the lasting benefit of the community while connecting people with the land that defines the Island’s natural character. The organization has conserved 2,552 acres on 76 properties across Aquidneck Island since its founding in 1990. ALT is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and the first land trust in Rhode Island to have received national accreditation. For more information, visit www.ailt.org.