Santa Claus Optimist Club to host golf scramble

SANTA CLAUS — The Optimist Club of Santa Claus will host a fundraising golf scramble Sunday, Aug. 20, at Christmas Lake Golf Course. The event will start at 11:30 p.m. CDT with Heritage Hills High School Octagon and Heritage Hills Middle School Junior Optimist Clubs hosting golf challenges on and around the putting green. A shotgun start will follow at noon.

Three teams will win cash prizes, with random drawing prizes also awarded after the dinner and individual contests for longest putt and closest to the pin. The entry fee of $60 per player includes greens fees, the awards dinner and a $22 donation to Optimist’s Benefit Youth projects. Both single and team entries are accepted and should be turned in to the Christmas Lake pro shop. For more information, call the pro shop at 812-544-2255 ext. 2, call Nick Paulin at 812-544-3725 (leave message) or email

Hole sponsorships are still available for companies and individuals; contact Paulin to make arrangements.

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