Chicago Scots to host the 21st annual Kilted Classic golf tournament Sept. 29

  • The sound of bagpipes fill the air at a previous Kilted Classic, Chicago Scots' fundraiser golf outing. This year's golf tournament will be held on Thursday, Sept. 29, at Cantigny Golf Course in Wheaton.

    The sound of bagpipes fill the air at a previous Kilted Classic, Chicago Scots' fundraiser golf outing. This year's golf tournament will be held on Thursday, Sept. 29, at Cantigny Golf Course in Wheaton. Courtesy of Chicago Scots

 
 
Posted8/18/2022 7:26 PM

Chicago Scots, the oldest nonprofit organization in Illinois, is celebrating its 176th anniversary this year. It will be hosting its 21st annual Kilted Classic golf tournament on Thursday, Sept. 29, from 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Cantigny Golf Course, 27W270 Mack Road in Wheaton.

Players can enter the tournament as a foursome, pair, or single, and can be matched with a group after registering online.

 

Kilted Classic players will enjoy performances from Highland Dancers, get a taste of Scotland's finest with whiskey, beer, and food stations, test their knowledge with Scottish trivia, participate in competitions like Beat the Scot and longest drive, plus get the chance to win a bottle of whiskey on every hole. Kilts are not required, but to join in on the fun participants can rent one before online ($40), or day of.

"We're thrilled to be able to host our annual golf tournament for the 21st year," said Gus Noble, president of the Chicago Scots. "It's something we look forward to all year and is tons of fun, all while supporting a cause we deeply care about. I have a feeling this is going to be the best tournament to date."

Following all the fun on the links, golfers and nongolfers are invited to stay for a causal dinner, cocktails and an auction to benefit Caledonia Senior Living & Memory Care, Chicago Scots' primary beneficiary for over 100 years that offers a range of services including assisted living, sheltered care, memory care, intermediate and skilled nursing care, and respite care.

To sign up for the Kilted Classic, visit chicagoscots.org/kilted-classic/.

Registration for the event is $250 for an Early Birdie individual, $1,000 for an Early Birdie foursome, $450 for an individual and hole sponsor, and $1,200 for a foursome and hole sponsor. Refunds are not available two weeks or less out from the tournament. Donations without participation are also welcome.

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For more information including details about sponsorships opportunities, email Dawn Miller at dawnmiller@chicagoscots.org. For more information about the Chicago Scots, visit www.chicagoscots.org.

Caledonia Senior Living & Memory Care provides personalized care to seniors throughout Chicago area. It is the principal charity of the Chicago Scots, one of the world's largest Scottish cultural organizations. Chicago Scots and Caledonia Senior Living welcome everyone who is Scottish by birth, by heritage, or simply by inclination. Whether far from home, or no longer able to live at home on your own, Caledonia Senior Living and Chicago Scots nourish the bonds to community and care that provides a true sense of home, in addition to offering a range of outstanding services including Assisted Living, Sheltered Care, Memory Care, Intermediate and Skilled Nursing Care.

To learn more about Caledonia Senior Living & Memory Care, visit www.CaledoniaSeniorLiving.org or call (708) 447-5092.

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