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Colorado Ski Museum to host charity golf tournament

Daily staff reportnewsroom@vaildaily.comVail, CO Colorado

VAIL, Colorado – The Colorado Ski and Snowboard Museum has announced its upcoming charity golf tournament, the 10th Mountain Division Tribute Tournament, to be held at Red Sky Ranch Golf Club on May 27 at 11 a.m. The Memorial Day weekend date was chosen to honor the military unit that was formed during World War II in order to train soldiers at Camp Hale, situated between Leadville and Minturn, for winter and mountain warfare. Proceeds from the golf tournament will fund ongoing educational programs and exhibits at the Museum, headquartered in Vail. Visitors confirm the 10th Mountain Division is the museum’s most popular topic with nearly 25 percent of the exhibit space and 75 percent of popular programs and speakers dedicated to keeping its legacy top of mind. In addition to participating as a golfer, sponsorship opportunities include Tee Box Sponsor, Team and Event Sponsorships.Play will take place on the Tom Fazio-designed course at Red Sky Ranch Golf Club in Wolcott, an 18-hole private championship golf course known for its craggy rock outcroppings, rugged gulches and wildflower meadows that make it truly a wilderness course. Red Sky Ranch, opened in 2003, is donated by Vail Resorts Echo for the 10th Mountain Division Tribute Tournament.The four person scramble format allows novices and experienced golfers to feel welcome. Mulligans, $25 each, are unlimited. Cost of the tournament is $250 for individuals and $1,000 for a team of four. The tournament will be followed by an awards party, which includes hors d’oeuvres, complimentary beer and soda and a silent auction benefiting the Colorado Ski & Snowboard Museum. For more information on sponsorship and participation opportunities, contact Robin Litt, Development Director at the Colorado Ski & Snowboard Museum, at 970-476-1876, or rlitt@skimuseum.net, or visit http://www.skimuseum.net.


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