On Saturday, May 18, 2019 the Lucy Craft Laney Museum will host its fourth annual fundraising golf tournament. The tournament format will be a four-person best ball (Captain Choice) at the Augusta Municipal Golf Course. Late registration will be from 7:00AM-8:30AM, with tee-time scheduled for 9:00am. The Early Bird entry fee for golfers is $75.00 is good through May 17th and comes with a one year free subscription to “Golf Digest magazine.” Entry fees are $85.00 per golfer on day of the tournament. The tournament is paying tribute to the Black Caddies of the Augusta National.
A Friday evening Pairing Reception will be held at the Museum on May 17th from 6:00 – 9:00pm. The reception will include live entertainment and a tour of the museum, including the Annual Black Golf Exhibition. Funds raised from this event will be used to support the Lucy Craft Laney Museum’s community educational programming and facility maintenance.
The Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History embraces the legacy of Lucy Craft Laney, a locally cherished educator, as well as the many Black leaders from Augusta who have made significant contributions to our community and the world. The museum is the destination for Augusta’s Black History. Popular programs such as the Historic Tours, Art Exhibitions, and Preservation draw in visitors from around the world.
The Lucy Craft Laney Museum has served as a cornerstone for the cultural and historical preservation of African-Americans in Augusta and the surrounding area since opening in 1991. In addition to recognizing Black leaders in Augusta, the museum sponsors numerous community outreach initiatives that include exhibitions, lectures, youth camps, and tours of Augusta’s historic Black sites.
For questions please call Mr. Leon Maben, the Tournament Chairperson, at 404-488-3207 or Mrs. Christine Miller-Betts at 706-724-3576.