Teeing off for Tommy
WEBUTUCK — The fourth annual Memorial Golf Tournament in honor of Webutuck alum Thomas J. Berlinghoff will be held on Friday, July 29. The tournament is to raise money for a scholarship that is awarded to a Webutuck student in good academic standing who is interested in continuing their sports involvement in college.Thomas J. Berlinghoff, who died suddenly of a brain aneurism at the age of 23, was an avid sportsman.The four-man scramble golf tournament will be held at the James Baird State Park Golf Course in Pleasant Valley.The fee per golfer is $110, which includes entry into the tournament, 18 holes of golf, a cart, lunch, dinner, drinks and awards. The tournament begins at 7 a.m.There will be bus transportation to the golf course.The pickups will be at 5:45 a.m. at Freshtown in Amenia, at 6 a.m. at Associated Lightning Rod on Route 22 in Millerton and at 6:15 a.m. at Berlinghoff Electrical in Pine Plains.For more information or to enter the tournament, contact Kathy Berlinghoff at 914-456-6216. The entry deadline is July 15.Previous fundraisers have helped erect a scoreboard at the Webutuck soccer field, where Berlinghoff used to play.Anyone wishing to make a tax-deductable donation toward the Thomas J. Berlinghoff scholarship may contact the Webutuck Central School District and the Webutuck Funds for Educational Excellence (also known as WFFEE) at 174 Haight Road, Amenia, NY 12501. Make a note in the memo line of the check that the donation is for the Thomas Berlinghoff Memorial Scholarship.