Golf Classic


Monday, August, 12, 2019

Olympia Fields Country Club
2800 Country Club Drive
Olympia Fields, IL 60461

8:30 AM Registration, Driving Range and Continental Breakfast
11:00 AM Shotgun Start
5:00 PM Cocktails
6:00 PM Dinner


Save the Date and set your alarm for the shot gun start on Monday, August 12, 2019 for the 19th Annual Big Shoulders Fund Golf Classic at Olympia Fields.

Hit the links with more than 300 leading civic and corporate leaders from across the country as they participate in our Hole-in-One and Closest to the Pin contests, several raffles, both a silent and live auction, and much more. Always memorable and packed with fun, the Golf Classic raises funds for the Friends of Big Shoulders Scholarship Fund to help students study for a brighter future.

Please feel free to contact Amy Drozda if you would like information on joining the Golf Committee, volunteering during the event, or with any other questions you may have.

Amy Drozda
Senior Director, Philanthropy, Partnerships, and Engagement
312.751.3850  ✶

2019 Golf Committee

Golf Committee

Bill Lagoni
Giancarlo Turano
Giancarlo Turano II


Craig Braham
Mark Carr
Marc Cervantes
Michael Cooney
Don Draudt
Huy Doan
Becki Etzler
Jon Flusser
Gary Hanson
Reed Hudson
Kim Karlen
David Knight

Drew Lear
Ron Lemar
Katie Libbe
Beth & John Long
Mark Masseur
Matthew McGrath
Rick McGrath
Brian Mazzocchi
Matthew Micheli
Ken Purcell
Michael Quirk
Stephen Reynolds
Polly Richter
Ken Roberts

Brant Sichko
Andrew Sinclair
Chris Smulski
Chris Velasquez
Ken Viellieu
Matthew Vuckov
Andy Williams


Golf Classic History

The Golf Classic raises funds for the Friends of Big Shoulders Scholarship which provides scholarships to deserving children who want to study for a brighter future in one of Chicago’s inner-city schools. The event’s continued success is due to a committed and active group of volunteers who comprise the Golf Classic Committee.

Facts about the Golf Classic

✶ Raised over $7.7 million since inception
✶ Provided over than $350,000 in raffle since inception
✶ Awarded over 7,500 scholarships since inception