The Yavapai-Apache Nation's Distant Drums RV Resort will host a benefit golf tournament on May 4 at Oak Creek Country Club. Proceeds from the tournament will benefit the Nation's Exodus Statue Project, which launched in 2008, in attempt to construct a statue commemorating the 1875 removal and 1900 return of the people from the Verde Valley. The construction of the Exodus Statue Project is estimated at $200,000, however through grassroots fund-raising, the Nation has raised over $12,000 to begin construction of the commemorative project.
The tournament will be held at Oak Creek Country Club. Pre-registration is recommended and is $110 for individuals and $440 for a foursome. The tournament will feature a scramble style format, Peoria scoring system and registration includes player entry, golf cart fees, lunch, 18-holes of golf and range balls. Prizes will be awarded to the Longest Drive in Fairway, Straightest Drive Over 200 Yards, Longest Putt on Green and Closest to Pin Par 3 Off Tee. Additionally, a variety of raffles will be available throughout the day.
Tournament registration will begin at 7 a.m. and shotgun will begin at 8 a.m. For more information, or to register for the tournament, contact Rachel Hood at (928) 451-6547 or Manager@DistantDrumsRvResort.com.
The tournament is sponsored by Distant Drums RV Resort and assisted by Cliff Castle Casino-Hotel and Fire Mountain Wines.
Distant Drums RV Resort is proudly owned and operated by the Yavapai-Apache Nation and features 158 full-service RV spaces, private showers, cable television, WiFi internet service, community/recreation room, exercise room, swimming pool and Country Store.