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Annual Golf Open

In the traditional hospitable spirit that is uniquely St. Thomas Aquinas, staff, faculty and volunteers greeted 144 golfers at The Oaks Golf Links in Somersworth with welcoming smiles. Registrants included seasoned golfers, amateurs, alumni and our own STA students. Delightfully, and thanks to the generous support of underwriter The Gaffney Group at Morgan Stanley and many local businesses, the tournament offered participants numerous opportunities to win big. Each hole was outfitted with special contests, raffles and prizes which not only helped golfers’ swing but also put a swing in their step.

Each player successfully negotiated the course on the beautiful afternoon, but two father and son duos walked off the green as tournament champions:
James and Michael Kates (’16) and Peter and Eric Keilty (’17). 
Congratulations!



Some fun facts about the 2014 Golf Open...
New Venue - The Oaks Golf Links Route 108 in Somersworth. The staff was been very welcoming and supportive of our event. 
New Time - 1:30pm shotgun start. This new start time was embraced by golfers -making this year's Open more of a family affair.



Event Details
Friday, September 19, 2014 (stay tuned for the 2015 date...this will mark our 30th Annual Golf Open - it IS likely to sell out!)
at The Oaks Golf Links in Somersworth, NH
1:30pm Shotgun start / scramble

Prices
INDIVIDUAL/FOURSOME - Includes lunch, green fees/cart, 2 mulligans, 3 raffle tickets, and dinner.
All alumni registered to play will be entered into a special Alumni Raffle
$125 per player
$500 per foursome
CORPORATE FOURSOME - Includes lunch, green fees/cart, 2 mulligans, 3 raffle tickets, and dinner.
Corporate foursomes also include a Hole Sponsorship (valued at $250)
$600 per foursome
STA STUDENT RATE - Includes lunch, green fees/cart, 2 mulligans, 3 raffle tickets, and dinner in the pub.
$100 per player
FALL SOCIAL / DINNER ONLY
$35 per person


Who is Invited?
All are welcome to golf and to attend the dinner reception in the evening - alumni, parents, faculty, and friends...please join us!

The Fun Stuff
Light Lunch - all golfers will receive a ticket for a light lunch (before the shotgun start) to purchase a burger, sandwich or hotdog (all served with chips).  A full belly will make for some good golf, right?!
Hole contests
- including a pie hole (yes, we served pie!), a homemade dessert/coffee hole, hole in one contests, closest to the pin, longest drive and many more exciting prize holes!
Raffles - a large raffle with items donated from local businesses and STA families.  Take a chance!
Dinner (after golf) - a delicious meal will be served after the outing...spouses will be welcome to attend and celebrate with the St. Thomas Aquinas community.

How Does This Event Help St. Thomas Aquinas High School Students?
Proceeds from the Golf Open benefit STA Athletic Programs and will help obtain needed equipment, coaching tools and facility updates required to keep the school and its athletes safe and competitive.
2014 Golf Open
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Published: 9/29/2014
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2012 Golf Open & Lobster Bake
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Past Golf Open Events
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2013 Golf Open Results
First Place Foursome
Bob Loch
Kathy Vetter
Bob Hanscom
Pat Hanscom

Second Place Foursome
Frank Eitler PP’03, ‘06
Dr. James Tobin PP’08, ‘09, ‘11
David Eitler ‘03
Eric Harnish PP’07


Men's Closest to the Pin Hole
Zach George

Women's Closest to the Pin Hole
Kim Crisp

Men’s Longest Drive
Ryan George

Women’s Longest Drive
Kathy Vetter

Putting Contest
Will Danford

Alumni Longest Drive
Paul Famulari '96

Paul Reilly Award
Sheila & Tony Loch
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2014 Golf Open Sponsors
Thank you to our underwriters and sponsors. 

UNDERWRITER
The Gaffney Group at Morgan Stanley

CART/SCORECARD SPONSORS
Dick Poulin Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram

CORPORATE SPONSORS
Boyton, Ealdon, Doleac, Woodman & Scott
SRW Environmental Consulting
The Advocator Group
The Ford Family
Portsmouth Quality Flooring
RSA Realty LLC

HOLE SPONSORS
Louis F. Clarizio, DDS, PA
Proulx Oil & Propane
Daniel H. DeTolla, DDS, MD
St. Mary Academy
The Melanson Company, Inc.
Seacoast Sani Sport
Nirman Vetter Foundations
The Kaubris Family

PUTTING GREEN SPONSOR
Portsmouth Quality Flooring

CONTEST HOLE SPONSOR
Knights of Columbus, Exeter Council #2179
Dover point Orthodontics

RANGE SPONSOR
The Costello Family

ICED "TEE" / LEMONADE CUP SPONSORS
Sea of Green Lawn Care
Discovery Child Enrichment Center
Belknap Dental
Studio 109 Dance, Voice & Drama

AUCTION DONORS
Amesbury Golf and Country Club
Bramber Valley Golf Course
Nippo Lake Golf Club
Rochester Country Club
Owl's Nest
Proform Athletic Development
Sagamore Hampton Golf Club
York Golf and Tennis Club
 
RAFFLE/PRIZE DONORS
Dupont's Service Center
Ceres Street Wine Merchants
Tom's Team Sales
Seacoast Sani Sport
The Kaneb Family
The Duprat Family
Brian Harrison
Cafe Nostimo
Dick's Sporting Goods
Elements Massage
Golf and Ski Warehouse
Loco Coco
Harvey's Bakery
Market Square Jewelers
Patty Bs Restaurant
Putnam's Ski and Snowboard Shop
Seacoast Sani Sport
Terra Cotta Pasta
York River Landing 
Roberts Maine Grill

GIFTS IN KIND
Anthonys Food Shop 
Collins Sports Center
Dover Ice Arena
Great State Beverage
M Saunders Inc. 
2014 Golf Committee
Advancement Office (603) 742-3206
Christine Baker
Pam Berube
Stasia Boduch
Stephanie Bolduc
Ryan Brown
Leslie Dickie
Beth Evans
Anne Fortin
Berta Grunbeck
Brian Harrison
Kristie Holtz
Tom McCormick
Dave Salvacion
Sarah Scheffer
Marc Schoff
Nancy Serpis
Dave Sokolnicki
Todd Scheffer
Mailing Address:  197 Dover Point Road, Dover, NH 03820