Berlin, Md. – The Coastal Association of REALTORS® (Coastal) hosted its second annual Coastal REALTORS® Foundation Golf Tournament on Thursday, October 10, 2019 at the Ocean City Golf Club, Seaside Course.

The association raised $11,500 for the Coastal REALTORS® Foundation, which is a fund held by the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore and is accessible to members of Coastal to support their chosen local organizations.

(From left) Chris Miller, Brandon Tolan, Tom Ford, and REALTOR® Jay Pierorazio of the Homeside Financial Team won the Overall 1st Place prize

A total of 88 players participated in the tournament, and the following prizes were awarded by Coastal:

  • 1st Flight & Overall Winner: Tom Ford, Chris Miller, Jay Pierorazio, and Brandon Tolan
  • 2nd Flight: Hunter Aanenson, Ben Cooper, Sam Greenfeld, and Randy Stanley
  • 3rd Flight: Steve Barker, Joe Brach, and Michael Moore
  • Most Fun Team: Judy Herman, Veronica James, and Sara Pavlica
  • Women’s Closest to the Pin: Bev Smith
  • Men’s Closest to the Pin: Bryan Taylor
  • Straightest Drive: Tripper Heckscher
  • Women’s Longest Drive: Vicki Harmon
  • Men’s Longest Drive: Bryan Rush

Prior to and during the tournament, Coastal sold tickets for a chance drawing to take home a wheelbarrow of alcohol, which was won by REALTOR® Sandie Mattes.

“Congratulations to our winners and thank you to our players, sponsors, and volunteers,” said Coastal President Bernie Flax. “The Coastal REALTORS® Foundation has already awarded over $16,000 in grant funding to local charities and this event means we can keep supporting these important organizations in our community.”

The event’s title sponsor was Nations Lending. The Gold Sponsors were Embrace Home Loans and The Gold Standard Inspection Company, and the Silver Sponsors were Bright MLS, Coldwell Banker, ERA Martin & Associates, and Long & Foster. The Beverage Sponsors were Maryland Title Services and Ocean City Today. The Snack Sponsor was Maryland Title Services.

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More about Coastal Association of REALTORS®

The Coastal Association of REALTORS® is fortunate enough to represent over 1,000 real estate professionals in Somerset, Wicomico, and Worcester Counties. These members are engaged, informed, and active in their communities. They support the American dream of homeownership, as well as the purchase and use of all types of real property. They are local. They are accurate. They are trusted. They are REALTORS® and affiliate members.

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