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Save the Date: Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Location: White Manor Country Club
Benefits: Health Services for Women and Children at Chester County Hospital
At Chester County Hospital, we are dedicated to giving every baby in Chester County a healthy start in life. For new families in crisis, this means having the expertise - skilled physicians and nurses, compassionate care, and a partnership with Children's Hospital of Philadelphia - to handle even the most challenging cases close to home.
The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Chester County Hospital manages the care of babies who have special medical concerns. Led by a team of neonatologists from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) on staff at Chester County Hospital and complemented by skilled nurses, our Level III NICU administers to the specialized needs of infants who require advanced care upon birth.
We have the only Level III NICU certification in the county. This means the hospital has in-house neonatology specialists 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The care we provide is family-centered, attentive, and professional. Care is delivered in a safe environment and is individualized to the needs of the tiniest patient. This level of care is only possible with the support of friends like you.
This year's tournament takes place on Tuesday, September 30 at White Manor Country Club in Malvern where we will be joined by PGA Tour Professional, Sean O'Hair. We hope that we can count on your continued support and that together will can make a difference in the lives of our tiniest patients and their families. We look forward to seeing you on the green.
Online Auction (Open through Sunday, September 28 at 5 pm)
The FORE Health Invitational Online Auction benefits health services for women and children with a focus on the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Chester County Hospital. The NICU is operated as part of the CHOP Newborn Care program and it is the only Level III certified NICU in the county.
Here is a small sampling of the types of auction items that have been available in previous years:
Items and bids will be taken online. A link will be provided shortly.
The FORE Health Invitational represents the union of two distinct golf outings - the FORE Health Golf Tournament (est. 1986) and The Chester County Hospital Invitational (est. 2006). Driven by the Willistown Branch of the Women's Auxiliary, the elder of the two outings had been a long-running fall tradition supporting various medical services provided by the Hospital. The younger spring outing was founded by a young family - the Benton's - who had the passion to memorialize the loss of their newborn son by supporting maternal-infant health services. The FORE Health Invitational combines the women's drive with family passion. Drive and passion: two critical elements for a successful game of golf. Together as one, the Invitational benefits health services for women and children.
Frequently mentioned as one of America's best golfers, Sean O'Hair has built an impressive resume as a professional. His rookie season on the PGA TOUR in 2005 included a victory at the John Deere Classic, four top-10 finishes and recognition as the PGA TOUR Rookie of the Year. His success continued in 2006 when he was the youngest player in the top 50 of the Official World Golf Rankings. Another impressive season followed in 2007, which included five top-10 finishes. Success continued in 2008 when Sean was victorious at the Transitions Championship in Tampa. Sean had his best year in 2009 when he won the Wells Fargo Championship and was a triumphant member of the United States President's Cup team, ending the year ranked 15th in the world. Continuing in 2011, Sean pulled out a playoff victory at the RBC Canadian Open to secure his first victory of the season. A devout family man, Sean resides in Chester County with his wife and four children.
Tentative - Schedule of Events
9:00 am: Registration Begins
11:00 am: Shotgun Start
1:00 pm: Beginner's Golf Clinic
4:00 pm: Silent Auction & Cocktails
6:00 pm: Miracles & Memories Dinner & Live Auction
The Invitational is a scramble format. All player fees include greens fees, cart, tee prizes, boxed lunch, on-course refreshments, and dinner. All golfers are invited to participate in the Hole-in-One Contest. Donations are tax-deductible to the extent allowable by law. To participate, please complete the Participant Registration Form (available soon) or call 610.431.5329.
Volunteers are welcome to help on the day of the event. To learn more, call 610.431.5329.
Donating to the Event
If you are unable to participate in the event, but would still like to support it with a donation, please call 610.431.5329.
Last Updated: 9/9/2014