Fore! Indoor Air Golf Tournament 2020

Monday, June 1, 2020
Poland Spring Resort
640 Maine Street
Poland, Maine
(Rain date Tuesday, June 2, 2020)

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Tournament Overview

Support the Maine Indoor Air Quality Council

Cost

Contests

About the Course

Dress for a Drink

Schedule

Be a Sponsor

Weather/Course Cancellation

Questions

Tournament Overview

Join us on Monday, June 1st for the annual Golf Tournament to benefit the Maine Indoor Air Quality Council–a morning of fun and the great Maine outdoors—all to support a great indoors.  100% of the proceeds will be used to create healthy, productive, and environmentally-sustainable indoor environments through education, communications and advocacy.  Your tournament participation supports education development; pays for scholarships; improves communications; and increases our engagement with the broader Maine community.

Support the Maine Indoor Air Quality Council

There are many pollutants indoors that can make people sick: mold and moisture, radon, asbestos, lead, PCBs, carbon monoxide, volatile organic compounds, as well as contaminants in private well water.  Because U.S. citizens spend an average of 90% of their time indoors, there is significant cause for concern for the health and safety of our population.  In fact, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency indicates that the #1 environmental health threat in the U.S. today is indoor air pollution.

The Maine Indoor Air Quality Council (MIAQC) is an independent nonprofit organization dedicated to creating healthy, environmentally-sustainable indoor environments through education, communications, and advocacy. The Council is the #1 educator in Maine of professionals of all types on practical strategies to design, construct, operate, maintain, investigate, and remediate buildings. We educate members of the public on strategies to improve the IAQ in their own homes. And we advocate in the public arena for a policy infrastructure that supports healthy IAQ for all buildings types, including homes, workplaces, and schools. We also raise funds to pay for fixing radon problems in low-income Maine homes.  

Your participation in the 2020 Golf Tournament will help sustain our work for the coming year.  What will that include?  Advocating for healthy indoor air quality provisions in the Maine building code and in energy efficiency and climate change initiatives occurring in-state. Pursuing policy goals around radon. Creating new relationships with residential construction groups so we can bring residential contractors the training they need to create healthy, energy-efficient homes. Working with commercial designers and contractors on strategies to improve indoor air quality in large buildings. And serving as a resource for members of the public who struggle with the indoor air quality in their own homes.

Can’t attend the tournament? Please consider making a donation to support our work.

Cost

Fore! Indoor Air Tournament participants may register as a foursome with a tee sponsorship or register as individuals.

Cost:  $80 per individual registration.  $425 for a foursome + tee sponsorship.  Includes 18 holes of golf, cart, post-tournament cookout, and entry into the longest drive, closest to the pin, hole-in-one, and putting contests.  Tournament participants may wish to bring extra cash to purchase Mulligans, 50-50 raffle tickets, and participate in surprise contests out on the course!

About the Course

The Poland Spring golf course is an 18-hole par 71 championship layout with a slope of 124 measuring 6,178 yards. Fifteen of our holes have views of the White Mountains and/or lakes. In the fall, the colors can be spectacular. Enjoy velvet bent grass greens, well maintained fairways, ponds, and tees for all abilities.

The first 9-holes were originally designed by Arthur Fenn (the first American-born professional golfer and course architect) and then Donald Ross of Pinehurst Fame would redesign the course to an 18-hole championship course. Later, Walter Travis also left his mark on Poland Spring. All three are big names in America’s golf history.

What makes this tournament memorable is the people and the contests! Join the fun for our air cannon shootout, mulligans in skirts, 50/50, post-tournament cookout and more. Below is the list of contests and their prizes that you can participate in during the tournament. 

Contests

Tournament 1st Place = $200 gross/net at Poland’s pro shop gift card
Tournament 2nd Place = $100 gross/net at Poland’s pro shop gift card
Longest Drive Women’s = $50 at Poland’s pro shop gift card
Longest Drive Men’s = $50 at Poland’s pro shop gift card
Closest to the Pin = $50 at Poland’s pro shop gift card
Putting Contest =  $50 at Poland’s pro shop gift card
Hole in One = Prize TBA

Dress for a Drink!

Poland Spring Resort–listed on the National Register of Historic Places–is Maine’s most historic course.  To celebrate playing on the same turf where Babe Ruth, Walter Hagen, Bobby Jones, Harry Vardon, President Taft, Jim Gallagher, Sonny Liston, and many other celebrities have played.

MIAQC will provide one free drink to all 2020 tournament participants to wear historic attire.

Tournament Schedule

8:00 a.m. – Registration opens in the Pro Shop

9:00 a.m. – Shotgun Start

1:00 p.m. (post tournament) – BBQ Cookout/Bragging Hour/Awards

Be a Sponsor

The Fore! Indoor Air Tournament is a great time to market your business and a great excuse to get out of the office. All sponsorships include a logo and link for your company on the tournament website and email promotions, plus recognition on the tournament’s event card placed in every golf cart. Each sponsorship has an additional promotional item as listed below.

Tournament Sponsor = $2,000
2 team registrations, company logo on tournament banner, special thanks at the beginning and end of the tournament.

Lunch Sponsor = $1,000
1 team registration, company logo on lunch sponsorship sign. 

Cart Sponsor = $750
1 team registration, company logo on each golf cart.

Tournament Winner Sponsor = $600
Company handout included with tournament prize.

Tee Sponsor = $150 each
Company logo on one tee box.

Air Cannon Sponsor = $500
Company logo on contest sign.

Longest Drive Sponsor = $500
Company logo on contest sign.

Closest to the Pin Sponsor = $500
Company logo on contest sign.

Hole in One Sponsor = $300
Company logo on contest sign.

Putting Contest Sponsor = $300 or Prize Donation
Company logo on contest sign.

Weather/Course Cancellation

We all know that the weather in Maine can be unpredictable.  It is just as likely to be cold and raining as it is to be sunny and lovely.  In the event of bad weather on June 1st, the tournament will be played on June 2nd–rain or shine.  Tournament cancellation may occur if the course is not playable–a decision that is made by the Resort.  If we have to cancel the tournament due to unplayable conditions, all paid participants will be given a voucher for play at the Resort anytime during the 2020 season.  No refunds will be available.

Cancellation notices will be sent to all participants who have provided an e-mail address with registration.  Cancellation notices will also be posted on this tournament website.  If it’s raining on tournament day, please do not leave home without first checking BOTH your e-mail and this website.

Questions?

Contact the office of the Maine Indoor Air Quality Council if you have questions about the tournament.  Staff can be reached at:  207-626-8115 or christy@maineindoorair.org.

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