Coast Guard Auxiliary’s 3rd Annual Guardian Open Golf Tournament set for September 24 at Sea Scape Golf Links

Taylor Sugg, Regional President of TowneBank presents a check to Tom Mattingly, Vice Commander of OBX Auxiliary Flotilla 16-07, Chief Petty Officer John Ahlen, Commanding Officer of the Aids to Navigation Station in Wanchese, Dan O’Boyle, Director of Golf at Sea Scape Golf Links, and Bruce Burkley, OBX Auxiliary Flotilla Staff Officer. [Submitted/OBX Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla]

The OBX Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla will be hosting its 3rd Annual “Guardian” open golf tournament on Saturday, September 24th at the Sea Scape Golf Links in Kitty Hawk. 

This event, hosting over 120 golfers, will benefit Coast Guard Mutual Assistance (CGMA), the official relief society of the U.S. Coast Guard in the local District.  

CGMA is a non-profit charitable organization working closely with local Coast Guard commands to promote the financial stability and general well-being of Coast Guard people through interest-free loans, grants, and financial counseling.

The Title Sponsor for this year’s event is TowneBank which has made a generous $5,000 donation to CGMA.  Through the generosity of TowneBank and other primary sponsors including City Beverage, Fairlead, Marine Sonic Technology, Hampton Rubber Co. and Dunkin’ Donuts, the tournament will raise over $20,000 with 100% of the net proceeds going to CGMA for use in the local Coast Guard District 5SR.

A number of sponsorship opportunities are still available and as well as room for several more foursomes ($300 entry fee per team) for those interested in playing in the event.  If you are interested in making a donation or playing in the event, please contact Cmdr. Jack Horst at

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