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Lyme Research Alliance Nets $80K At Greenwich Golf Benefit

Lyme Research Alliance raised about $80K at a recent golf tournament.
Lyme Research Alliance raised about $80K at a recent golf tournament. Photo Credit: Contributed

GREENWICH, Conn. -- The threat of rain didn’t dampen the enthusiasm as 66 golfers teed up for the second Annual Lyme Research Alliance Golf Tournament at the Stanwich Club in Greenwich, raising about $80,000 to fund research toward a cure for Lyme disease.

The day included 18 holes of golf, lunch and dinner buffet, a cocktail reception sponsored by Greenwich Hospital, silent auction and awards ceremony.

“We want to say a huge thank-you to everyone who played a part in this year’s outing,” LRA Executive Director Peter Wild said in a statement. “Once again our golf committee has done a wonderful job of bringing together a sterling group of golfers to support our cause and play 18 holes on this spectacular course; and we appreciate the continued support of The Pepe Auto Group who donated the hole-in-one car.”

The winners of this year’s tournament were:

  • 1st Place Low Gross—Lonnie Fine, Scott Russell, Bill Baum and Zach Stern
  • 1st Place Low Net—Steve Robinson, Garrick Stannard, Mike Stamer and Walt McNultt
  • 2nd Place Low Net—Scott Hobbs, Gina Zaugrillo, Jack Dowling and Jonathan Moffly

Dennis Dunne and Lisa Rodger won the Men’s and women’s longest drive contests. Garrick Stannard and Lisa Rodger took the men and women’s closest-to-the-pin No. 4, while John Bauman and Mary Ann Sullivan ton the closest-to-the-pin No. 16 contest.

Lyme Research Alliance , formerly called Time for Lyme, is a Stamford-based national nonprofit that funds cutting-edge research into Lyme and other tick-borne diseases.

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