J.T. O’Hara Memorial Golf Outing Recap

Woodbine Golf Course in Homer Glen, Illinois was home to the first ever J.T. O’Hara Memorial Golf Outing on October 16, 2010. The outing, which remembered J. Thomas O’Hara—late uncle of 2010 rider Eamon O’Hara, benefitted the Illini 4000. Friends and family planned the event. Special thanks to outing coordinator, Terry Hebbel, long time friend of Tom O’Hara. Thirty-three golfers participated with at least 15 spectators cheering on their favorite competitor. Prizes were awarded and raffles of sports memorabilia, golf gear, and gift cards were held. Although windy, the weather was great for mid October and a good time was had by all.

Even non-golfers enjoyed the afternoon. “It was wonderful to be there and see so many friends and family remembering Tom and supporting the fight against cancer,” reported Patti O’Hara. Between the raffles, the generous donations from many friends, and the sponsorship of all 18 holes, the outing collected over $3,000 for the Illini 4000.

“This is just our first year. Next year we hope to have 18 foursomes golf.” –Terry Hebbel

Image from the event may be found in the gallery.

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