Fore The Children Golf Tournament

May 2nd, 2022 | 8:00 AM | Cape Fear Country Club

Join us the 11th Annual Fore The Children Golf Tournament at Cape Fear Country Club. Register for the silent auction, join as an individual, or build your team as a regular foursome. This tournament offers a day of upscale golfing at Cape Fear Country Club, a boxed lunch, prizes, and a silent auction. Be sure to register to bid in our silent auction to have the chance to play at some of the most beautiful courses in the Southeast. There will be prizes for the top six team finishers and prizes for the two closest to the pin.

Scroll down to check out last year's Fore The Children fundraiser!

More information on this event coming soon. Make sure to subscribe to our weekly e-newsletter to never miss an event update. For more information on getting involved with this fundraiser contact our Event Coordinator Patti at

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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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Congrats to the first place winners!


2021 fore the children

More event photos available on our Facebook page.

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!

Golf Course Aerial Shot

In Memory of Dr. Rick Lawson

Arboretum Dental

John Hatcher

Bill Paris Photography



Coastal Kia 

Landfall Living

Perry's Emporium

Goodrich Architecture

IJB Properties - Christie's International

Shaver Chiropractic & Natural Medicine

The Carolina's Finest

Jessica Edwards & Carolyn Byrnes
Gallery of Oriental Rugs

McGee Law Firm

Audi Cape Fear

Thank you to our food & beverage sponsors: The Sawmill Restaurant, Coastal Beverage Co.,
Adams Beverages, & Edward Teach Brewery!

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!




  • 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

  • One or two people per cart.

  • Two putts max.

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

  • 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.

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


Each person in each winning foursome will receive

  • $100 for 1st place

  • $90 for 2nd place

  • $75 for 3rd place

  • $60 for 4th place

  • $50 for 5th place

  • $50 for 6th place

  • two $50 closest to the pin prizes 


All physical forms must be sent to Event Coordinator, Patti Erkes at

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 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


Thank You to our friends

Brad Sizemore Insurance

Gary Purdum

Capital Nissan

Thank You 2020 Attendees!

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 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.