25th Annual Wildcat Invitational Golf Tournament, Monday at Cinnabar Hills GC. This is a four-man scramble and the entry fee is $190 per player, which includes green fees, cart, tee prizes, lunch and dinner at Coyote Creek. Tee sponsorships available. The proceeds benefit Los Gatos High and the tournament is organized and hosted by the Los Gatos Athletic Association (LGAA). The Los Gatos Athletic Association is a nonprofit organization founded in 1973 to support and enrich the academic environments of the Los Gatos High School. Coordination is being accomplished by Joe Zanardi and Dr. Bruce Springbett. They can be reached at: LGAA, P.O. Box 1334, Los Gatos, CA 95031 or Joe Zanardi (408) 395-2002; Dr. Bruce Springbett (408) 483-5776. also at http://lgaa.info/LosGatosAthleticAssociation/Welcome.html.

IBEW Local 595 Golf Classic, Sept. 12 at Dublin Ranch GC. Start time: noon. Cost: $125 per golfer, which includes cart, range balls, box lunch, dinner, hosted drinks on the course, and two drink tickets, raffle, silent auction, shotgun start, putting contest. Dinner only: $40. For Information: markbuck595@yahoo.com or call Dustin Baker (925) 989-7308.


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9th Veterans Memorial Golf Tournament, Sept. 15 at Moraga CC. Shotgun start at 10:30 a.m. Four-person best ball. Cost: $200 includes green fees, cart, box lunch, dinner, team and individual awards. Includes $25,000 vehicle hole-in-one contest, $5,000 putting contest, $1 million shootout, raffle and silent auction. Proceeds go to support the families visiting severely injured veterans hospitalized at the VA Polytrauma Rehabilitation Center in Palo Alto. Contact information: Steve Cruikshank at (925) 938-6364; s.cruikshank@comcast.net, cccnl.org or www.walnutcreekwealth.com (Charities).

30th Saint Mary's High Golf Invitational, Sept. 15 at the Richmond CC. Check in: 10:30 a.m. Single player entry fee: $225, which includes a barbecue lunch and after-event reception, silent auction and raffle. Nongolfers invited to "19th Hole" social at 4:30 p.m. in the clubhouse for $25 (reservations required). Proceeds benefit Saint Mary's College High School, Berkeley (founded 1863) tuition assistance program. Sponsorships available. Reservation deadline Sept. 2. Call Joanne Marchetti Howe at (510) 559-6227 or register online at www.saintmaryschs.org for event and social. Event honors Berkeley Police Capt. Phil Doran '63 (1945-2010), Saint Mary's alumnus, alumni parent, and longtime golf coach.

Senior Adults Legal Assistance (SALA) 13th Annual Charity Golf Tournament, Sept. 15 at Stanford University Golf Course. Scramble format with special events and prizes. Registration at 10 a.m. Putting contest begins at 10:45 a.m. Noon shotgun start. A box lunch will be provided with complimentary beverages on the course. The day concludes with an Awards Reception, including a barbeque dinner and silent auction, with all activities ending by 7 p.m. Please register by Sept. 8. Cost is $350 per player of which $150 is tax-deductible. Sponsorships are also available. Since 1973, SALA has provided free legal services to Santa Clara County seniors, targeting clients that are very low-income or at risk of elder abuse. For more information and to register please visit SALA's webpage at http://sala.org/and click on the Annual Golf Tournament tab.

26th Annual Fr. Berris Golf Classic, Sept. 22 at Silver Creek Valley CC. The cost is $180 per player or $680 for a foursome with a single payment. The registration fee includes green fees, shared cart, range balls, bag lunch, beverages, games, prizes and awards dinner. Scramble format with a shotgun start. Registration at 9:30 a.m. Putting contest: 10-11:30 a.m., and the tournament begins at noon. Awards for first, second and third place, closest to the pin, longest drive and a special grand prize for a hole-in-one. Teams will compete for a place on the coveted St. Nicholas Gold and Silver perpetual trophies. The tournament benefits the Father Berris Scholarship Fund and the St. Nicholas Church Building Fund. For more information contact Jim at (408) 741-5534 or email: FrBerrisGolf@comcast.net. Register online at www.FrBerrisGolf.org.

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford's Inaugural Golf Classic (Chipping Away at Cancer), Sept. 22 at Stanford GC. Shotgun start at noon. Cost: $2,500 for individual golfers, which includes lunch, drinks/snacks, cocktail reception/dinner and tee gift. Register for the tournament at stanfordgolfclassic.org.

The Charger Invitational, Sept. 26 at Santa Teresa GC. Four-player scramble. Registration: 11 a.m. BBQ lunch: 11:30 a.m. Golf: 1 p.m. Dinner: 6 p.m. Cost: $160, which includes golf, cart, range, prizes, lunch, dinner and drinks. There will be tee prizes, tournament prizes and on course contests. Also there will be a raffle, silent auction and sponsorship opportunities. The tournament benefits the Leland High School Booster Club raising money for Charger athletics. Contact: Joe Dermer at jdermer@dermerlaw.com or Ed Winiecki at ed@clubchr.com. Also at lelandboosterclub.com

Castro Valley Wrestling Club Annual Golf Tournament, Sept. 27 at Skywest GC. Cost: $100, which includes a four person scramble, box lunch, and awards reception as well as year membership to Golf Digest Magazine. Contact AnnMarie Decker at (510) 415-4123 or decker5197@sbcglobal.net for info. To register, sponsor a hole, or donate go to http://golfdigestplanner.com/26528-cvwcannualgolf/

20th Annual Event Bill and Dave Charity Golf Classic, Sept. 29 at The Golf Club at Boulder Ridge. Shotgun start: 11:30 a.m. Awards Banquet: 5 p.m. Registration fee: $225, which include green fee, shared cart, range balls, box lunch, buffet dinner and partial (approximate $80) tax deductible donation. Proceeds benefit The Teen Van, a program of the Lucile Packard Children's Hospital. More information at http://billanddavegolf.com/

"Tee it up for Teens" Tri-City Young Life Golf Tournament, Oct. 6 at Castlewood CC in Pleasanton. Check-in: 10:30 and lunch, with shotgun start at noon. Cost $200 per golfer which includes a BBQ lunch, golf, prizes, dinner and more. Dinner only, $40. Donations welcome, with signage available. This tournaments benefits a non-profit that reaches out to local teenagers. For more information please contact: office@tri-city.younglife.org.

Family & Children Services of Silicon Valley's 5th Annual Fall Fling & Golf Classic, Oct. 13 at Palo Alto Hills G&CC. Shotgun start at noon. Pre-play golf clinic and brunch. Cost: $325 per person or $1,300 foursome, includes clinic, brunch, dinner, musical entertainment, refreshments and contests on the course. And also includes Fall Fling guest ticket. Proceeds benefit emotional and mental health services for children, teens, and adults, including specialized foster youth services and family violence prevention. For information, visit http://www.fcservices.org/golf-classic/ or call (650) 543-5434.

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