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Old Chicago Hosts Golf Tournament Benefiting Ronald McDonald House

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Old Chicago will host its first annual charity golf tournament to benefit Ronald McDonald House of Chattanooga and the Craftworks Foundation on Monday, Aug. 25.  It will begin with a 1 p.m. shotgun start at Bear Trace at Harrison Bay Golf Course. 

This is the first charity golf tournament to benefit RMH of Chattanooga. Starting with a late afternoon shotgun, Old Chicago will provide lunch before teeing off as well as dinner following the rounds. As Old Chicago is known to be the “Craft Beer Authority”, beverage service will be available as well.

Individuals can register at Old Chicago at Northgate Mall or online through  Individual registration is $125 and foursomes are $500. 

Craftworks Foundation part is the charitable arm of CraftWorks Restaurants and Breweries that aims to impact team members by providing financial assistance in times of crisis and educational resources for personal and career development. To learn how many individuals and charitable organizations it has helped, go to  

As this is the first annual, there has been much support from the community to provide prizes and giveaways. Sponsored by Cherokee Distribution and Budweiser of Chattanooga, the swag keeps pouring in.  In addition to a putting competition, longest drive/closest to the pin and hole-in-one contest, there are also mulligan packets, raffle prizes and drawings. 

To participate through sponsorship, a hole can be sponsored for $132 which covers the cost of a family to stay for two nights at the Ronald McDonald House. Interested in donating prizes or sponsoring a hole, contact Old Chicago GM Chirs Wooton through email at or stop by the Northgate Old Chicago.

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