Helena Miracle League seeking participants for second annual golf tournament

Published 11:22 am Thursday, September 13, 2018

By GRAHAM BROOKS / Staff Writer

CALERA – The Helena Miracle League is in search of players and sponsors to participate in its second annual golf tournament that will help raise funds for a future special needs ballpark for children and adults with disabilities.

The golf tournament will be Monday, Oct. 8, at Timberline Golf Club in Calera. The tournament will begin at 8 a.m. with all proceeds benefitting the Helena Miracle League. Registration will begin at 7 a.m.

The cost of the golf tournament is $165 per individual and a wide range of sponsorship opportunities are also available. The format of the tournament is a four-man scramble.

Sponsorship opportunities are as follows:

–$1,750 Tournament Sponsor

–$1,250 Lunch Sponsor

–$750 Eagle Sponsor

–$750 Breakfast Sponsor

–$400 Hole Sponsor

–$150 Signs on the green

Additional registration options include a four-person team for $525. Each entry will include 18 holes of golf, cart, breakfast, lunch and two mulligans per player. Other highlights of the tournament will include a putting challenge, longest drive, closest to the pin and ball drop.

The proceeds from the golf tournament will help fund the future home of the 125-foot baseball field that will sit on a plot of land roughly 2.5 acres behind Joe Tucker Park in Helena. This ballpark will feature ADA accessible restrooms, a pavilion area, concession stand and a disability accessible parking lot.

The Helena Miracle League’s mission is to provide opportunities for children with disabilities to play Miracle League Baseball, regardless of their abilities, promote community support and sponsorship of Miracle Leagues and promote the construction of special facilities that meet the unique needs of Miracle League players and their families.

Other alternative uses for the future field in Helena could include visits from nursing home members for exercise, kickball, soccer and Special Olympics events.

To register for the tournament and to learn more about the Helena Miracle League, visit Facebook.com/HMLAngels/.