MONDAY, JUNE 10, 2019
Deepdale Golf Club | Manhasset, NY
Our fifth annual Summer Golf Classic was the best year yet! With the help of our generous sponsors and players, we raised $288,000 to help support high-impact programs for children around the world—a new record for our tournament! Thank you to everyone who joined us this year. Your support means everything to a vulnerable child.
World of Children is an organization that raises money to fund, elevate and educate the world’s bravest heroes who are running high-impact programs to protect, nurture, educate and heal the world’s most vulnerable children.
Since 1998, the organization has dedicated more than $14 million to programs for children, led by nearly 120 Honorees working in over 60 countries.
Player Welcome, Check In & Brunch
Dan Boever Skills Competition
Tournament Ends & Cocktail Hour Begins
6 – 7:30 PM
Dinner, Program & Auction
In 1924, William K. Vanderbilt II, one of Long Island’s most avid sportsmen, decided to convert some of the rolling acreage on his Deepdale summer estate at Lake Success into a private golf course. Vanderbilt engaged Charles Blair Macdonald, architect of The National Golf Links of America and his proteges Seth Raynor and Charles Bank, to help design and create a premiere golf course. Vanderbilt’s friends soon approached him with the idea of organizing a golf club with a small, select membership; a place for weekday play where there was no time for the train ride out to Southampton and The National. On June 28, 1924, Deepdale Golf club was incorporated.
In 1954, the Long Island Expressway was routed through the northern part of the course. Dick Wilson was hired to reengineer a new course on the old site, but when this didn’t prove feasible, the club purchased the W. R. Grace estate, located just a short distance from the original Deepdale and had Wilson design a new course with numerous doglegs, tight fairways, subtle greens and sculptured bunkering. Deepdale Golf Club’s relocated course with the stunning Grace mansion serving as the clubhouse was officially opened in 1955.
Last year, we set a new record by raising nearly $275,000 at our Summer Golf Classic—enough to change thousands of children’s lives. With the money we raised, we will be able to fund high-impact programs around the world that are changing the future for vulnerable children.