Hemophilia of North Carolina

Since 1977, serving the people of North Carolina
affected by bleeding disorders.

260 Town Hall Dr., Suite A, Morrisville, NC 27560
1-800-990-5557 (toll free)
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7th Annual HNC Charity Golf Tournament

Captain's Choice
Friday, April 29, 2011
The Preserve at Jordan Lake
840 The Preserve Trail
Chapel Hill, NC 27517

Perfect Weather, Perfect Golf at the
7th Annual HNC Charity Golf Tournament

After a week of storms, the beautiful weather moved in right in time. The 7th Annual HNC Charity Golf Tournament took place at The Preserve at Jordan Lake in Chapel Hill on April 29th. It was a terrific day of perfect weather, good company and all for a great cause! We would like to thank our Tournament Sponsor, Pfizer, for their generous title support of the event.

A team of terrific volunteers was very busy getting everyone checked in, distributing golf gift bags and providing instructions for the day's events.

A field of golfers teed off at noon with mulligan packages and their Beat the Pro chance tickets in hand. Our special guest player and golf pro, Perry Parker, was on hand for a swing analysis prior to the start of the tournament. As we gathered for the start he welcomed the crowd and shared some valuable insights into living with hemophilia and the benefits of supporting the local Chapters for the families and individuals. He then headed off to hole #17 to test the golfers skills at the ever fun, Beat the Pro contest. It is always a challenge to beat Perry and those few that were successful received a customized "I Beat the Pro" visor, a chance to win a special prize along with bragging rights for the year! We would like to thank our eagle sponsor, CSL Behring, for their continued generous support in sponsoring Perry's attendance at the event again this year.

Lunch, provided by Rudy's of Apex, and a delicious dinner was generously sponsored by Bayer Healthcare. Our thanks to Apex Wings who donated the chicken wings for the event. The non-alcoholic beverages that kept the golfers hydrated during the day were donated by the Women of the Moose at the Lexington Moose Lodge again this year and we are very grateful for their continued generosity and support of HNC.

After dinner, prizes were awarded for teams that placed 1st, 2nd and 3rd along with the Most Honest team. There was a 3-way tie for 1st place this year and thankfully the club determined the winners through careful calculations of their play on the course!

  • 1st Place — The Barnes Team:
    Matt Barnes, Mark Reyer, John Blake & Kip Harvey
  • 2nd Place — The Smith Team:
    Tommy Smith, Amir Ansari, Bobby Haynes & Kyle Rodino
  • 3rd Place — The Zamboni Team:
    Bill Zamboni, Pete Huffey, Doug Piner & Alex Martin
  • Most Honest Team — Gilbert Russell, James Whitmire, Aaron Funderburk & Sharon Ingram
  • Closest to the Pin — Bill Kuhn
  • Longest Drive — Ford Perry
  • Longest Putt — Michael Armstrong, MD
  • Beat the Pro – Raffle Prize Winner — Don Edwards

During the tournament, there was a very special entrepreneur, Mr. Nick Carbone, who set up a lemonade stand on one of the holes again this year. After the tournament, Nick presented HNC with an amazing donation of $206 from the proceeds of the stand – thank you Nick and friends for your generous support!

As the golfers headed in from the course to the clubhouse for dinner, live entertainment was provided on the deck by the Resonance Acoustic Band. We thank them for being a part of our event and volunteering their time and talent to host a great evening.

A raffle followed the prize presentations where golfers purchased tickets to win some prizes including dinner certificates, NC symphony tickets, sports memorabilia, golf accessories and other great packages. Our thanks to the many donors who helped support our raffle with donations of many wonderful items!

This year we also offered Crowns for a Cure, a program to honor loved ones with crowns that were displayed in the clubhouse and on the greens. Our many thanks to all those who contributed to this program in honor, memory and celebration of someone special in their lives. Many crowns were on display with heartwarming messages.

The night concluded with a thank you from our President, Richard Atwood, to the players and contributors. HNC would like to thank all of our sponsors, gift bag donors, raffle donors, players, volunteers and committee members.

Tournament Sponsor


Reception Sponsor

Bayer HealthCare

Eagle Sponsors

Baxter Biogen Idec CSL Behring

Birdie Sponsor


A Special Thanks to Our
Golf Committee Members

Ben Barker • Matt Barnes • Sue Cowell • James Fullam • Todd Holder • Jim O'Malley

In-Kind Donations

Apex WingsMatt & Chris BarnesChapel Hill Country ClubDurham BullsGeorgina's Pizzeria & RestaurantLexington Moose LodgeNC State University – Football and Women's BasketballThe Preserve at Jordan LakeRudy'sTee to GreenTwelve Oaks Golf ClubUNC Athletics – Women's Golf

Tee Signs

Ameriprise Financial Inc.Bio Rx LLCCoramGrifolsMedPro RxTalecris Biotherapeutics

Team Sponsors

CoramDavid DraperKelly's NC Erosion Control LLCMedPro RxTommy SmithTwin Oaks Nursery
And many other individuals who supported us with their participation in a team at the tournament.

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