Monday, September 12, 2011

Delta Jewish Open Weekend in mid-October

The 24th annual Jay Mosow Memorial Delta Jewish Open, a homecoming for Jews from the Mississippi Delta, will be held this year the weekend of Oct. 15. The weekend kicks off with the annual dinner party at Hebrew Union Congregation in Greenville, starting at 6:30 p.m. A steak dinner will be served, teams will be formed and mulligans sold.

The golf tournament begins with a shofar start at 9 a.m. at Greenville Country Club. This year, there will be a putting contest at 8:30 a.m. Lunch will be available following the four-player scramble. There will be cash prizes for the top three teams, and all par 3 holes have prizes for holes in one. There is a $10,000 prize for a hole in one on the 14th hole.

Proceeds from the weekend benefit the Henry S. Jacobs Camp and the Goldring/Woldenberg Institute of Southern Jewish Life. Donations and tee box sponsorships are accepted. Reservations should be made by Oct. 1. For entry forms, contact Alan Silverblatt, (662) 887-5878 or (662) 887-5538; or Barry Piltz, (662) 332-8218 or (662) 332-3322.