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15th Annual Kenny & Pam Gardner 'It Was Fun' Golf Tournament

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Interested in registering for the event? Follow the link below. 


Interested in sponsoring the event? Follow the link below. 



It’s time to mark your calendars for the 15th Annual Kenny & Pam Gardner “It Was Fun” Golf Tournament. This year’s event will be at the Highland’s Golf Course on Sunday, October 6, 2019. Check in begins at 10am with lunch being served at 11am, come early and purchase raffle tickets for a chance to win some wonderful prizes.

 Kenny Gardner was an avid golfer and his heart was touched deeply by a group of kids from Willard Community Center whom he met at Pioneer’s Golf Course driving range.  In his passing his family set up a memorial in his name in honor of “Kenny’s Kids”.  In November of 2018, cancer took Kenny’s wife, Pam. After 14 years of honoring her husband’s memory at this tournament we will now honor them both. The Kenny and Pam Gardner Memorial “It Was Fun!” golf tournament will continue on with the same enthusiasm and love for the game and the kids that this supports. Over the last 14 years, this golf tournament has been a huge success raising nearly $155,000; with 100% of the proceeds benefiting youth programs at Willard Community Center.

 Willard Community Center provides year-round programming for children ranging in age from 3-13, by providing Preschool, Pre-K, and Before and After School programming at Roper and Lakeview Elementary Schools. Children receive nutritious snacks and educational enrichment in each program.  Summer activities provide the children with hands-on and engaging learning opportunities to ensure learning is not lost during summer. Trained staff supervise and act as role models for youth to provide a safe and fun environment for learning and peer interaction. Implementation of our program is costly; tournament proceeds provide scholarships for low-income youth so that all can be a part of “Kenny’s Kids”.

 We are hopeful that this year’s tournament will be an even bigger success. Would your company be willing to be a sponsor, or provide a donation for this wonderful event? The donations and sponsorships not only make the event fun for golfers, they also increase awareness for your company, and show your support for a vital community program. Your company can participate in a number of ways:


  • $750 - Tournament Sponsorship, your company’s name will be displayed on a banner and marketing items. This also includes a four-person team in the tournament.
  • $200 or more- Hole-In-One Sponsor, your company name will be displayed on a sign on the course during the scramble.
  • $100 to $199- Eagle Donor, cash or merchandise
  • $50 to $99- Birdie Donor, cash or merchandise
  • $49 or less – Par Donor, cash or merchandise
  • Golf with us! Registration is $85 per person, or $340 for a full, four- person team.




Thank You to our Sponsors!!