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Still Time to Get in on Ben Cox Raffle

6/23/2011


Even now that the Ben Cox 108+ hole marathon is over, you can still donate now and get into the July 9th raffle. You just need to get your money in by the July 8th deadline in order to be eligible to win one of the 82 incredible golf prizes.

If you've been following the raffle closely, you know that it jumpstarted with a series of big-name courses such as Merion, The Olympic Club and Riviera. In the past week, even more of most well-known and desirable courses have been added to the pool, such as Pebble Beach, Whistling Straits and Harbour Town, and the list has exploded from there.  Check out the by-the-number breakdowns below. If you're a serious golfer, you simply have to a) throw in $50 or $100 for a chance to win and b) e-mail all of your golfing friends to tell them about it.

The raffle will take place at Ballyneal the evening of July 9th. It will work similar to the NBA draft lottery, with the order of the picks being drawn. I will notify the winners on July 9th of which pick they received, then will work with the winners over the following week or so to determine which of the remaining items they'd like to select when it's their turn to pick.

- 9 Future Major Sites, including 6 of the 8 future U.S. Open sites
- 2 Future Walker Cup Sites
- 2 Future Ryder Cup Sites
- 3 Future U.S. Amateur Sites
- 25 on Golfweek's Best Classic Courses (2011)

The list has gotten too big to list out all the prizes. Here's just a sample.


- Twosome of golf at Pebble Beach (site of the 2019 U.S. Open), Spyglass Hill and two nights at the Inn at Spanish Bay
- Foursome of golf at Ballyneal
- Twosome of golf at Winged Foot, choice of West or East course
- Foursome of golf at any one of the 4 courses at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort
- Twosome of golf at Whistling Straits (site of the 2015 PGA Championship and 2020 Ryder Cup) and one night at the American Club
- Ireland golf package including twosomes of golf at Ballybunion (Old) and Tralee
- Threesome of golf at Pinehurst No. 2, site of the 2014 U.S. Open
- Foursome of golf at Chambers Bay, site of the 2015 U.S. Open
- Twosome of golf at Erin Hills, site of the 2017 U.S. Open
- Foursome of golf at Royal Dornoch
- Two-day stay and play package for four golfers at The Prairie Club
- Foursome of golf at Forest Dunes in Roscommon, MI
- Golf and accommodations for three nights for four golfers at Hacienda Pinilla in Gunacaste, Costa Rica
- A Hilton Head golf package including threesomes of golf with a member-host at Harbour Town, Seccession and two nights stay at the Harbour Town Yacht Club
- Twosome of golf at Cape Kidnappers and Kauri Cliffs in New Zealand
- Two nights accommodation at the Fairmont St Andrews and one twosome of golf at The Torrance or The Kittocks. Includes potential round on The Old Course with George Peper, editor in chief of Links Magazine and author of "True Links" and "Two Years in St. Andrews"
- French Lick Resort golf package including two nights accommodation at the West Baden Springs Hotel and golf for two at the Pete Dye Course
- One twosome of golf at Cabot Links in Inverness, Nova Scotia
- Two pairs of TRUE Linkswear golf shoes
- One custom, hand-crafted MacKenzie Walker golf bag

For a full, detailed list, feel free to e-mail me at jcolton31@gmail.com



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