FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
BOB ROTATORI - 216-635- 3263- or -
PAULETTE WELCH - 216-635-3205
Cleveland Metroparks invites all young men and women, grades 7
through 12, who do not play for their high school golf team, to
compete in the "2010 Cleveland Metroparks "CAT"
The three 18-hole events were created to allow those not able to
qualify for their respective high school golf team, who are too
young (grades 7 & 8), homeschooled, or are part of a different
sport or activity, to participate in a fall competitive golf
The first event is on Saturday, August 28at Big Met Golf Course
in FairviewPark. The second event is on Sunday, September 12 at
Manikiki Golf Course in Willoughby Hills. And, the third event is
on Sunday, September 19 at Shawnee Hills Golf Course in
Each event is a separate tournament and serves as a qualifier
for the "CAT" Tour Championship. The tour has three
grade divisions - Grades 7, 8 and 9-12, and tee times for each
tournament begin at 12:30 p.m. or 1:30 p.m. with the older
grades starting first. Each division will provide a qualifier for
the Championship event.
Boys will play from the golf (regular) tees while girls will
play from the orange (front) tees. USGA and high school golf rules
Each event requires an entry fee - $35 for grades 8 -12 (18
holes) and $25 for grade 7 (9 holes). Entry fee includes greens
fees and a snack.
Registration is required at least one week prior to the event
date, and space is limited.
The Tour Championship is held on Sunday, October 3 at Sleepy
Hollow Golf Course in Brecksville and does not require a fee, but
participants MUST qualify for the event.
Big Met Golf Course (440-331-1070) is located at 4811 Valley
Parkway in Rocky River Reservation in FairviewPark.
Manakiki Golf Course (440-942-2500) is located at 35501 Eddy
Road in North Chagrin Reservation in Willoughby Hills.
Shawnee Hills Golf Course (440-232-7184) is located at 18753
Egbert Road in Bedford Reservation in Bedford.
For more information and to register, call the individual course
or 440-232-7247. Registration forms are available to download
via www.clevelandmetroparks.com (click on 'golf' and go to
'tournament registrations and results').
Teens can work on their golfing skills in a competitive setting
in the "CAT" Tournaments with Cleveland
Metroparks - part of your life, naturally.