33rd Annual Aquin Open
First Shotgun Start at 7:30 a.m.; Second Shotgun Start at 1:15 p.m.
Freeport Country Club
The 33rd Annual Aquin Open will be held Thursday, July 25 at the Freeport Country Club. There will be two shotgun stars at 7:30 a.m. and 1:15 p.m.
It's the longest running charity golf event in Northwest Illinois.
For their green fees ($125 morning, $150 afternoon), golfers get 18 holes of golf with carts at the Freeport Country Club, brats and beverages on the course and a prime rib dinner. A large number of prizes are awarded and each golfer will receive an attendance prize.
The Aquin Open has had annual participation by more than 200 golfers and has supported Freeport Catholic Schools with over $500,000 in contributions. According to this year's chairman, Jack Gastel, projects have included a new roof for Aquin High School, start up costs for baseball and softball programs, new computers, new buses, and scholarships for students.
To sign up for the 2013 Aquin open, golfers should call the law firm of Mahoney and Hauser Ltd. at 815-235-1515.