The Club Foundation Announces Benefit Drawing Prize: A Trip to St Andrews


Contact: Melissa Low
(703) 739-9500

Alexandria, VA – November 21, 2013 – The Club Foundation is pleased to announce the 2014 Benefit Drawing, which will take place at the Club Managers Association of America (CMAA) 87th World Conference and Club Business Expo in Orlando, FL, February 4-8, 2014. Presented in partnership with The Old Course Experience and powered by ETS, this year’s drawing will feature an all-expense paid trip for two to The Home of Golf, St Andrews, Scotland.

The winner of the drawing shall receive:

• Three rounds of golf – one on The Old Course (guaranteed), one on Kingsbarns and one on The New Course, St Andrews.
• Three nights (double occupancy) in the five-star Old Course Hotel.
• Full Scottish breakfast each morning.
• Lunches each day in the clubhouse restaurants.
• Three course dinner on one evening.
• Return transfers from hotel to the golf courses each day.
• Driving Range privileges.
• Souvenir group photograph taken on the first tee of the Old Course.
• A generous range of official souvenir merchandise.
• Visit to the British Golf Museum.
• A dedicated Old Course Experience representative to coordinate the itinerary prior to arrival and available throughout the winner’s stay.
The prize also includes flights to and from Edinburgh, Scotland, and transfers to The Old Course Hotel, courtesy of The Club Foundation. The prize is redeemable from April – October 2014 or 2015, and subject to availability at time of booking.

Tickets for the drawing are $20 and are available for purchase from The Club Foundation. A benefit drawing ticket purchase directly supports the Foundation’s scholarship and grants, which in turn supports the entire club industry, providing for the advancement of club management professionals and funding industry education programs.
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About The Club Foundation - The Club Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization, was established by CMAA in 1988. It supports the advancement of club management professionals, funding industry education programs through scholarships and grants.
About CMAA - The Club Managers Association of America is the professional Association for managers of membership clubs. CMAA has close to 6,500 members across all classifications. Manager members run more than 2,500 country, golf, city, athletic, faculty, yacht, town and military clubs. The objectives of the Association are to promote and advance friendly relations among persons connected with the management of clubs and other associations of similar character; to encourage the education and advancement of members; and to assist club officers and members, through their managers, to secure the utmost in efficient and successful operations.
About The Old Course Experience - The Old Course Experience is an Affiliate member of CMAA and a premium golf tour operator specializing in trips to St Andrews, Scotland. To find out more, please visit
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