Haaski Golf Open to Celebrate 10th Anniversary at New Venue

The Haaski Golf Open will celebrate its 10th anniversary on May 14 with a tournament, dinner, and live auction at the Orinda Country Club, a new venue for the popular fundraiser.

Participants will have a chance to join Dean Rich Lyons, Cal coaches and former athletes, Haas students, and Bay Area business leaders in an afternoon of golf. Players will compete for the longest drive, the straightest drive, and closest to the pin, as well as the opportunity to win a car from Mercedes-Benz of Oakland for a hole-in-one.

For the first time, the event will include a dinner, open to both golfers and non-golfers alike, at in the Orinda Country Club’s historic Spanish-Mediterranean-style clubhouse. Prizes lined up for the live auction include a private catered dinner with Dean Lyons and his wife; another private dinner with former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm, now teaching at Berkeley; and a private Grace Street Catering cooking demonstration. The winner of the wine-barrel raffle will receive a half barrel of wine blended by the event’s steering committee members.

The Haaski Golf Open begins with breakfast and registration at 10:30 a.m. The golf tournament will begin at noon and dinner at 6 p.m. The cost is $350 for a single player and $1,400 for a foursome. Tickets for dinner alone are $75.

For more information and to register, visit haas.berkeley.edu/groups/alumni/giving/corp/haaski.html