Golf Tournament Raises $42,000 For Neil S. Hirsch Family Boys & Girls Club

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County hosted the 35th annual Wellington Golf Tournament to benefit the Neil S. Hirsch Family Boys & Girls Club of Wellington on Sunday, Nov. 13 at the Wanderers Club. The tournament raised nearly $42,000.

Prior to golfing, participants were treated to breakfast, courtesy of Whole Foods Market Wellington and Kennesaw Juice. Attendees could also participate in a raffle and putting contest.

The event concluded with a luncheon where a club member shared his impact story, sponsors of the event were recognized and the awards were handed out. Taking the first-place trophies home were Rick Bielen, Elliot Bonner, Nicole Papadakis and Lance Schnittman. Coming in second place was the team of James Courbanou, Richard Hoffman, Connor Martling and Kevin Steakin.

The 35th annual Wellington Golf Tournament was chaired by Nic Roldan and honorary chair Ed Portman. Committee members included Todd Barron, Jim Bomar, Elliot Bonner, John Hornberger, Julie Kime, Ray Mooney and Mickey Smith.

Gold sponsors were the Wanderers Club and the William H. Pitt Foundation. Orchard Hill Polo underwrote golf polos and hats. Silver sponsors include B/E Aerospace, Deloitte Tax LLP, Ernst & Young, H&J Contracting, Lesser, Lesser, Landy & Smith PLLC and Pricewaterhouse Coopers LLC.

ABOVE: The first-place team of Rick Bielen, Lance Schnittman, Nicole Papadakis and Elliot Bonner.