Golf Ascension Tournament date announced

Staff reports

The Ascension Chamber of Commerce will host its annual Golf Ascension Tournament on Monday, Oct. 19.

The tournament proceeds will be used for the benefit of the Chamber’s Leadership Ascension program.

The 2009 Golf Ascension tournament will kick off with a 1 p.m. shotgun start at the Pelican Point Links Course.

The 2009 Corporate Sponsors include Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., EATEL, Rock Ruiz Insurance & Retirement Services, LLC, St. Elizabeth Hospital, St. Elizabeth Physicians and United Community Bank.

Registration fees are $500 per team or $125 for individual players. Each player will receive a gift sponsored by InfiniEdge Software, lunch sponsored by Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers, snacks sponsored by Whitney National Bank and dinner sponsored by Don’s Seafood Hut. Mockler Beverage and Baton Rouge Coca Cola will sponsor beverages.

This year’s tournament will feature a Hole-in-One Contest with a chance to win a 2010 Nissan Maxima SV courtesy of LeBlanc Nissan. A prize will be awarded for ‘Closest to the Hole’ provided by EATEL and a gift certificate will be given for “Longest Drive” provided by Waguespack & Associates Insurance, Inc.

The tournament will also feature a “Fantasy Golf” scratch off game and Cox Communications will sponsor a “Raffle” for a $500 Shopping Spree at Tanger Outlet.

Players will also receive free chair massages provided by St. Michel Day Spa and refreshments courtesy of Harry & David and Holiday Inn Gonzales/Mike Anderson’s Restaurant. Datakeepers, LLC, South Louisiana Business Bank and Sylvester’s Business Center will sponsor the Beverage Carts.

Hole sponsors are $100 for Chamber members or $150 for prospective Chamber members.  Each hole sponsor will have their company name displayed at a designated tee box and will have two tickets available to the evening social. 

For registration forms or for more information, contact The Ascension Chamber of Commerce at 225-647-7487 or e-mail