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10th Annual

Golf Tournament

Thank you to our team sponsors

Thank you to our 2021 host, Cape Fear Country Club!
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May 3rd, 2021

Cape Fear Country Club

Please join us for the 10th Annual Fore The Children Golf Tournament benefiting The Children's Museum of Wilmington. Our tournament offers a day of upscale golfing at Cape Fear Country Club, a boxed lunch, prizes for top finishers, and a silent auction.

Due to COVID-19, we will implement safe, social distancing practices throughout the event which will include one or two person per cart and tee times versus a shotgun start. Thank you for your understanding!



  • Individual: $190

  • Hole Sponsor: $400

  • Regular Foursome: $760

  • Team Sponsor: $1,200


  • 9:00 am: Tee Times Start (every 10 minutes). 

  • 5:00 pm: All scores turned in.

  • All awards and prizes announced after the event.


  • Tournament will be played with 4-person teams.

  • Each player can play his/her own ball to the green.

  • Net best ball.

  • Two putts max.

  • Mulligans $10: Maximum is two; purchase at registration table.


  • One or two people per cart. 

  • One best net score per hole per foursome with a max score of net bogey.

  • Each player plays his/her ball from tee to green. This is to allow players to more fully experience actually playing the course. 

  • If a player's score cannot be better than net bogey when he/she gets to the green, it is okay to pick-up and not putt.

  • Two putt max rule.

  • All golfer handicaps (Ghin plus tee and yardage) must be received two weeks prior to the tournament.


  • Prizes for top six team finishers.

  • Prizes for the two participants who get closest to the pins.

More information on prizes coming soon.

How to register

2021 participants are asked to either register online OR complete a physical registration form.
Registration information below.

OR complete the physical form and submit payment information.

All physical forms must be sent to Event Coordinator, Patti Erkes at perkes@playwilmington.org

Patti Erkes

The Children's Museum of Wilmington

116 Orange St. Wilmington NC, 28401

Give us a call at 910-254-3534 ext. 104 if you have any questions about registering.

Golf Course Aerial Shot

Arboretum Dental

John Hatcher



Coastal Kia 

Landfall Living

Perry's Emporium

Shaver Chiropractic & Natural Medicine

The Carolina's Finest
Capital Nissan 

Thank you to our Hole sponsors

2021 Silent Auction

Register today to bid on our silent auction. We have several amazing golf packages to choose from! Even if you are unable to attend the event, you can still participate in our silent auction online by registering below. You will receive a link via email and/or by text message along with a bidding number. You can bid on items directly from your mobile phone and receive text messages if you are outbid!

Silent auction open now!


Golf Players



Your tax-deductible sponsorship is a great way to gain visibility for your company, reward your staff, and/or have a great day with friends; it's a great way of personally helping make a difference in the lives of children in our community.



  • 8 golfer entries (2 teams)

  • Premier listing on website event page: 23,000 active monthly users

  • Logo on golf program

  • Logo on sponsor banner at tournament

  • Social media recognition and link: 10K followers on Facebook

  • 10 admission passes to the Museum


  • 6 golfer entries

  • Premier listing on website event page

  • Logo on golf program

  • Logo on banner at tournament

  • 5 admission passes to the Museum

TEAM SPONSOR - $1,200​

  • 4 golfer entries (1 team)

  • Logo and link on website event page

  • Name on golf program

  • 5 admission passes to the Museum


  • Name on tee/hole sign

  • Name on golf program

  • Name on banner at tournament

  • Name on website event page

  • 5 admission passes to the Museum

For more information on sponsorship opportunities or other ways you can be involved please contact Patti Erkes at perkes@playwilmington.org

Thank You 2020 Attendees!



 The Children's Museum of Wilmington or CMoW, as we call it, is a community supported 501(c)(3) non-profit organization located in historic downtown Wilmington, NC. Our mission is to educate and inspire imaginative, independent thinking through interactive science, math, and art experiences. We provide hands-on exhibits and educational programs for kids up to age 10.

Participating member of the North Carolina Science Network Collaborative

Participating member of the Association of Children's Museums Reciprocal Network 

Encore Best of 2019 

Best Museum Finalist

      Hours of Operation

      Tuesday through Saturday

       9:30 am - 12:30 pm and 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

       Closed 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm for sanitation



      1:00 pm - 5:00 pm





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