Berlin, Md. – The Coastal Association of REALTORS® (Coastal) recently hosted its first charity Golf Tournament at the Ocean City Golf Club, Seaside Course.



(From left) Andrew Nixon, REALTOR® and Coastal Director Brandon Johnson, REALTOR® Tim Velasco, and Eli Williamson won the Overall 1st Place prize with a score of 59.


The association raised over $12,000 for the Coastal REALTORS® Foundation, which is a fund held by the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore and will be accessible to members of Coastal to support their chosen local organizations.


A total of 76 players participated in the tournament, and the following prizes were awarded by Coastal:

  • Overall 1st Place: Brandon Johnson, Andrew Nixon, Tim Velasco, and Eli Williamson
  • 1st Flight: Mike Ciorrocco, Mitch Marriner, Devan Scott, and Chris Short
  • 2nd Flight: Chris Bunting, Shawn Bunting, Tim Dozier, and Tom Hudson
  • 3rd Flight: Rob Carroll, Ken Meekins, Rob Moudey, and Reggie Pryzbilski
  • Highest Score: Tim Halliger, Larissa Luck, Grace Masten, and Vonny Pilchard
  • Closest to the Pin: Andrew Nixon
  • Straightest Drive: Hunter Aananson
  • Women’s Longest Drive: Gayle Quillen
  • Men’s Longest Drive: Mike Ciorrocco

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® Sharyn O’Hare.


“Congratulations to our winners and thank you to our players, sponsors, and volunteers,” said Coastal President Bernie Flax. “The first year of our event was a great success and we look forward to getting started on next year’s tournament.”


The event’s title sponsor was Nations Lending. The platinum sponsors were GMH Mortgage Services and Maryland Title Service, and the Gold Sponsor was Embrace Home Loans.


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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.


For more information on Coastal, visit The term REALTOR® is a registered collective membership mark unique to real estate professionals who are members of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® and subscribe to its strict Code of Ethics.


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