CHAUTAUQUA - The Chautauqua County Visitors Bureau's 16th annual golf tournament held in honor of CCVB founding director Donald Hogan will be held on Saturday, Sept. 15 at the Chautauqua Golf Club beginning at 8 a.m., with a shotgun start.
Contestants will compete for first, second and third place prizes plus longest drive and closest to the pin awards. The cost is $80 per person and includes a buffet lunch.
Parties interested in playing in the CCVB/Hogan Memorial Golf Tournament, or in sponsoring a hole, should contact Chautauqua County Visitors Bureau at 357-4569.
Proceeds from the annual tournament benefit the Donald Hogan Tourism Scholarship program. This program awards between three to four scholarships to area seniors each year based on an essay outlining the importance and relevance of tourism in Chautauqua County. Since its inception in 2001, the program has awarded $36,000 in scholarships to 60 area students.
Donald Hogan was the director of Chautauqua County Vacationlands Association, forerunner of Chautauqua County Visitors Bureau, until 1989.