TWC-press-release-may-2016 | Wesley Woods at New Albany

Columbus Talent Donates Time for Annual Charity Golf Classic

Columbus, OH (May 4, 2016) – The stars will be out Monday, August 15 for the 7th Annual Wesley Glen – Wesley Ridge Charity Golf Classic hosted by The Wesley Communities.

PGA Senior Tour player and OSU grad, Rod Spittle, will be located at Hole 15 where players will be able to purchase a golf ball and have Mr. Spittle hit for their shot. Columbus’ own Channel 6 news personality, Bill Kelly, will be Master of Ceremonies and will be broadcasting live from the event at 5 and 6 pm.  Professional auctioneer, Mike Albert, will once again be the auctioneer for the silent and live auctions.

Title Sponsors for the event are Corna Kokosing Construction Company and pH7 Architects. Proceeds benefit Wesley Woods at New Albany.

The event begins with player registration at 8 a.m. and a shotgun start at 9 a.m. There will be a helicopter ball drop at the end of play with prizes awarded for balls that land closest to the pin. The event is not limited to golfers. Following the tournament, guests and players will have a chance to mix and mingle as the event concludes with awards, dinner and live and silent auctions.

All players receive:

• 18 holes of golf and player gifts
• One golf ball for helicopter ball drop
• Breakfast
• Lunch and beverages all day
• Dinner and auction

Deadline to register is Monday, August 1, 2016.

For more information on securing a sponsorship or forming a team, contact Mary LeMaster (614) 396-4831 or visit

About The Wesley Communities

The Wesley Communities is an affiliate of the West Ohio Conference of The United Methodist Church providing quality housing, health care and services for seniors in the Central Ohio area. Incorporated in 1967, The Wesley Communities is a not-for-profit corporation that that knows its business and understands its customers. For additional information call (614) 396-4990 or visit