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Golf Benefit 2023

July 17 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

Golf Benefit

31th Annual Golf Benefit, Monday, July 17, 2023 at  Maple Bluff Country Club

This summer, the Friends of the Waisman Center mark the 30th anniversary of our annual golf benefit. We celebrate 30 years of providing integral support and clinical services for many individuals and families with autism, Down syndrome, cerebral palsy, and other developmental disabilities. Thank you for your partnership these many years!

Together FORE Waisman! We invite you to join us on Monday, July 17 for a great day of golf to benefit the Waisman Center. The proceeds from this signature event help fund a broad range of Waisman clinical services, training, and research focused on improving the lives of individuals and families impacted by developmental disabilities and neurodegenerative diseases.

LOCATION! We are excited to partner with Maple Bluff Country Club to host the 2023 golf benefit. This beautiful and challenging historic course is considered one of the finest courses in the Midwest.

Please join us in support of the Waisman Center and the community we serve!

We hope you will partner with us in transforming lives and building brighter futures! There are many sponsorship opportunities, both on and off the course, which are detailed in the registration options below.

Registration: Contact Teresa at palumbo@waisman.wisc.edu or 608.279.7460. Click here to register and pay online for the 31th Annual Golf Benefit or download the fillable 2023 golf registration form and send in with a check made payable to the Friends of the Waisman Center.

Information for Players:

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DATE/PLACE: Monday, July 17 at Maple Bluff Country Club, 500 Kensington Drive, Madison, WI

GOLF: Scramble format. We limit the number of golfers, so everyone should be finished by late afternoon and on the way home by 7:00 p.m.!


  • 10:30-11:15 a.m. Arrive and register; purchase mulligan; pick up gift pack, and receive a drink ticket for a complimentary beverage on the course or at the bar.
  • 11:00 a.m. Box lunches are served.
  • 11:45 a.m. All golfers depart clubhouse.
  • 12:00 p.m. Everyone will tee off in a shotgun start.
  • 4:30–5:00 p.m. Golfers finish their rounds; meet at clubhouse for buffet and reception.

WHAT TO WEAR: Shoes with soft spikes only. Shorts OK (but, please, no gym shorts or denim). Men should wear collared shirts.

WHAT IF IT RAINS? Play will go on unless storms are severe and long-lasting. If play is canceled, the reception will still take place, and players can obtain a rain check for a round of golf.

MULLIGANS: One mulligan per golfer; $20 each.

Golfers can win prizes in a number of flag events and the top teams will receive gift certificates to the Maple Bluff Pro Shop.Upon completion of play the leaderboard will be updated to show hole event winners. Merchandise credit will be awarded to the top placing teams. Credit can be redeemed at your convenience and a list of winners and their amount will be kept in the golf shop.

Most players come to the reception “just as they are” right after golf. The buffet will be set up in time for the first players who finish and will be replenished throughout the reception.

Prizes and contest winners will be announced and the raffle drawings will begin once everyone has gone through the buffet line. Invite guests to join us for the reception! Reception-only tickets are $30 each.

INFO/CONTACT: 608.279.7460 or palumbo@waisman.wisc.edu
On the day of the event, please contact Teresa at 608.279.7460


July 17
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Teresa Palumbo
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Maple Bluff Country Club
500 Kensington Drive
Madison, WI 53704 United States
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