The 36th annual Otesaga Hotel Seniors Open & Pro-Am

September 4, 2018 @ 9:30AM — 10:00PM

Golfers gather at the Leatherstocking Golf Course, Cooperstown, to support the Pathfinder Village Scholarship Fund.

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A Cooperstown Classic ...

For over three decades, golfers have gathered the day after Labor Day at the Leatherstocking Golf Course, Cooperstown, to take part in a premier event, The Otesaga Hotel Seniors Open & Pro-Am. This benefit tournament is unparalleled, combining a Pro-Am and three-day Seniors Open for teaching/club senior pros, all in a pristine setting that offers challenging play, unmatched hospitality, and breathtaking views of Lake Otsego.

You are cordially invited to the 36th annual Otesaga Hotel Seniors Open Pro-Am Tournament, set for the Leatherstocking Golf Course on Tuesday, September 4, 2018. It is through your generous support that we are able to make a vital annual contribution of $50,000 to Pathfinder Village's Scholarship Fund, in support of people who have Down syndrome and other intellectual/developmental disabilities. The event also supports the education programs of the National Baseball Hall of Fame.

As the tournament's Title Sponsor, The Otesaga Resort Hotel rolls out the red carpet for tournament guests, and extends its steadfast support for Pathfinder Village residents. We would also like to acknowledge NBT Bank, our Presenting Sponsor, and Coca-Cola Refreshments, our Corporate Sponsor, for their tremendous long-term support that makes this annual fund-raiser possible.

The Pro-Am provides amateur golfers with a fun day at Leatherstocking with chances to win prizes, play with a senior golf professional, and an evening of fine dining at the Glimmerglass Room (resort casual dress). This year's Pro-Am also will feature a member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame, who serves as our Banquet keynote speaker.

Even if you do not golf, there are other great ways you can help support Pathfinder Village and the National Baseball Hall of Fame Education Fund. Opportunities are available to:

  • Sponsor a Pro-Am team or tee
  • Donate quality prize or goodie bag items
  • Volunteer at the Pro-Am or Dinner
  • Make a general support gift

We also will publish a special Pro-Am issue of our publication, Positively Pathfinder; we encourage friends and businesses to advertise and offer messages of support in this commemorative program. What a great way to show your commitment to an outstanding cause. If you have any questions, visit, or call Pathfinder Village at (607) 965-8377, ext. 115.

With warmest regards,

Daryl R. Forsythe, Tournament Co-Chair & Former Chair, NBT Bancorp, Inc.

Dan W. Spooner, Tournament Co-Chair & Leatherstocking Golf Course Host Professional

Paul C. Landers, President & CEO, Pathfinder Village, Edmeston

Pro-Am Format:

Pro-Am teams of four amateurs and one senior golf pro play a two-best ball out of five format. We request players send in GHIN#s or pro-verified indexes/handicaps three weeks before the tournament. (If no information is supplied a rating will be assigned). We ask that all players provide an e-mail address and telephone number to expedite Pro-Am updates. Clothing size information is requested by Aug. 1.

36th annual Pro-Am Schedule:Tuesday, September 4, 2018

9:30 am - Registration by Pro Shop. (Rain location: The Ballroom)
10:00 am - Brunch at The Pro Shop Patio
11:30 am - Shotgun Start on Golf Course
6:00 pm - Reception on the Veranda
7:00 pm - Banquet in the Glimmerglass Room, featuring the Pathfinder Bell Choir

For Pro-Am information, contact:
Lori Grace, Pathfinder Village Foundation, (607) 965-8377 x 115
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For details on the Seniors Open, September 5-7:
Dan Spooner, Director of Golf, Leatherstocking Golf Course, (607) 544-2546

Event Location
Leatherstocking Golf Course and The Otesaga Resort Hotel
60 Lake Street
Cooperstown, NY 13326
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