59th Annual Buddy Fund Golf Classic & Auction

Friday September 17, 2021



Attention All Golfers in the 59th Buddy Fund Golf Classic!

Thank you for signing up to golf in The Buddy Fund 2021 Golf Classic.  We are so excited for Friday!

Please be sure everyone in your group/foursome receives this important information about the day!

Important Items:

Golfers Names & Emails: Did you share all the email addresses for everyone in your foursome with us? If not please do so today right here:info@buddyfund.org

Location, Map and Scoring for the 59th Buddy Fund Golf Classic: Forest Park Golf Course | St. Louis, MO (forestparkgc.com)

Forest Park Golf Course, 6141 Lagoon Drive , St. Louis, MO 63112

Map of the Course and the Mobile Scoring

Club Rental: Call the Pro shop and reserve yours today @ 314-367-1377

Masks/Hand Sanitizer:  Masks are optional.  If you prefer to wear a mask, limited supply will be available or you can provide your own.  Hand sanitizer is available in your gift bag and at key locations around the course.

Food and Beverages:  Eye-opening breakfast buffet along with a Bloody Mary Bar will be available during check-in.  Box lunch will be provided on the course. 

There will be three beverage carts available throughout the day.  After golf, please enjoy individual wrapped food items along with the open bar in the outdoor venue.

The Schedule:

8:30am: Check in Starts

You can drive up to the guard station, drop your bags at the guard station and then park.

We ask that you take your own bags to your carts.

Volunteers will be in the parking lot to let you know what cart number is yours.

Eye-opening breakfast

Bloody Mary Bar Open

Last opportunity to purchase Speed Pass

Pick up your participant gift and raffle ticket for the awesome door prizes!

Take a chance on the awesome Bourbon Raffle Basket (most are out of stock and unobtainable) $50.00 a ticket or 3 for $100.00

Golfer Gift Bags are on the carts and stuffed full of snacks, hand sanitizer & good stuff for you!

10:00am: Shotgun Start

On-Course Beverages are available throughout the day

Boxed lunch served mid-day on the course

On-Course activities throughout the day

Fun Photo Opportunities

Online Auction and Fund-A-Need will open Monday at 7am!  We will send you the link Sunday Evening to preview and share with your friends and family!

If you have not pre-registered, it is easy to hop on the secure site to view and bid on items while you are out on the course. 

The auction will close at 7:00pm on Friday. 

Don’t miss out – Sign up here NOW!  https://www.32auctions.com/BuddyFund2021

Following Golf (In the outdoor venue):

3pm: Open Bar

Individual wrapped food provided by Mellow Mushroom

Ron Jacober, Former KMOX Sports Hall of Famer and St. Louis Radio and Media Hall of Famer

Awesome Guest Speakers Jackie Joyner-Kersee and Leon Spinks Jr.

Live Fund-A-Need, Toney Thornhill

Flight and Contest Winners announced/prizes distributed

Door Prize Winners drawn/prizes distributed-Your raffle ticket will be stapled to your program

Bourbon Basket Raffle drawn-Must be present to win

Auction closes @ 7pm, Winners will be notified by text/e-mail.  Options for pick-up of your auction items are listed on the auction site.

Attend the Tournament and Auction

Whether you golf with friends, volunteer to set up or help at the event, there are many ways to enjoy the festivities. Whichever way you choose, everybody wins, especially the kids that The Buddy Fund serves.

Donate an Auction Item

Do you have an item you would like to donate?

All items are accepted and are tax-deductible, just email us the form and let us know so we can arrange to pick up the item!

Click Here to Download Form


Click here to view photos of the 2020 Buddy Fund Golf Classic

Volunteer and Attend for Free

We need help with setup, check-in and the silent auction. As a volunteer you are eligible to receive: Door Prizes / Raffle / Auction / Buffet / Cocktails
Sign Up Today

Sponsor the Tournament

Select from the ten sponsorship levels below to promote your brand and support the development of St. Louis area youth.

Important due date – The Golf Programs and Sponsorship signs will go to print on 9.1.2021

Live Auction-Now-Bid-Share!

Our online auction is now live. We have 150 awesome auction items and still more to add over the next few days!

We ask EVERYONE to SHARE our auction!
By sharing you will:

-Expand our reach to more people bidding on auction items.
-Then your friends, family, and co-workers will share and on and on….expanding our reach.
-YOU are making an impact in the lives of at-risk kids.

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Auction Items

Each year our supporters, sponsors, and volunteers donate incredible items that are auctioned off during our Annual Golf Classic & Auction. The following are just a few items of what you can bid on! All of our auctions will be online this year due to COVID. You do not have to be present to bid.

Check back in September when we will have the auction app live for you to sign up and view the items. Every bid helps us put more equipment and supplies in the hands of at-risk St. Louis youth! Thank you!

There is something for everyone… St. Louis Blues, St. Louis Cardinal Tickets, Experiences, Events, Sports Memorabilia and so much more!

Awesome Door Prize!

Two Badges to Any One Day of the 2023 or 2024 Masters Golf Tournament (April) Land Only

Estimated Value $Priceless

The Masters is played each April at lush Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia. The Masters is a special event and stands apart from other golf tournaments because it receives interest from even the most casual golf fans. It is one of the most respected championships in all of professional sports and it seems that all eyes are on Augusta when the players hit the first tee. Don’t miss your chance to see some of the world’s top golf professionals take the course at the Masters!

Your 2023 or 2024 Masters Experience includes: • 2 badges to attend any one day of the 2023 or 2024 Masters Golf Tournament (*Please let us know what day you want to attend the Masters within 14 days after the event takes place. The specific day the badge will be provided is determined by request in the order the request is received and is based solely on availability at time the request is made.)

Hotel and Lodging available upon request.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS: Travel packages are non-refundable and subject to availability. Certificates/gift cards cannot be replaced. Reservations must be made at least 45 days in advance of travel. Package originates from the Contiguous US.

A Trip for Two to the 2022 or 2023 Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs with 1st Floor Grandstand Tickets for Four Days & Three Nights in Lexington (May) Land Only

Estimated Value $Priceless

The Derby has become the best-known horse race in North America, held annually in Louisville, Kentucky, on the first Saturday in May, and attracts the top three-year-olds from all over the country. The race is known in the United States as “The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports" for its approximate duration. Today, the Kentucky Derby serves as the crown jewel of the Triple Crown, drawing millions of spectators worldwide. For many, it is the prime example of what horse-racing once was, and what it could be, for years to come.

Your 2022 or 2023 Kentucky Derby Lexington Horse Farm Tour Package (for two) includes: • 4 days/3 nights hotel accommodations at the Marriott Griffin Gate Resort in Lexington, KY • Local Kentucky horse farm tour on Friday • Two 1st Floor Grandstand Tickets to the 2022 or 2023 Kentucky Derby Race on Saturday • Full American breakfast daily • Roundtrip transfers to the Kentucky Derby • All taxes and service charges • Expert travel and concierge services

TERMS AND CONDITIONS: Travel packages are non-refundable and subject to availability. Certificates/gift cards cannot be replaced. Reservations must be made at least 45 days in advance of travel. Package originates from the Contiguous US. Hotel may be substituted with equal or similar accommodations.

A Trip for Two to the 55th or 56th Annual Country Music Awards & A Country Music Awards After-Party in Nashville, Tennessee for Three Days & Two Nights (November) Land Only

Estimated Value $Priceless

Recognized worldwide as “Country Music’s Biggest Night™,” the CMA Awards represent the pinnacle of achievement in the Country Music industry. Every year the finest country musicians are honored by a committee of their peers to receive an award for their extraordinary contribution to the music community. Complete with performances and special hosts, the best way to see the CMA awards is LIVE!

Let’s just admit it, an award ceremony like this is a party and not just an award show. The night is far from over for country stars when the CMA Awards wrap up as famous faces and Music City movers and shakers hit up after-parties all over Nashville.

Your 2021 or 2022 Country Music Awards Show & After-Party Experience (for two) includes: • 3 days/2 nights accommodations for two at the Renaissance Nashville Hotel, Sheraton Hotel in Nashville, or similar property in downtown Nashville • Two 300 Level Seating Tickets to the 2021 or 2022 Country Music Awards Show • Two Tickets to a Country Music Awards After-Party • Full American breakfast daily • Expert travel and concierge services • All taxes and service charges

TERMS AND CONDITIONS: Travel packages are non-refundable and subject to availability. Certificates/gift cards cannot be replaced. Reservations must be made at least 45 days in advance of travel. Package originates from the Contiguous US. Hotel may be substituted with equal or better accommodations.