September 17, 2012
Live Auction - Orinda Country Club
1. Cal Football vs. Oregon, Nov. 10, AD's Luxury Box:
Four of you will be hosted by Athletic Director Sandy Barbour at the newly renovated California Memorial Stadium for the Cal-Oregon football game in her luxurious University Club Level Box. You will enjoy credential access, hosted dining and drinks as well as enjoying the magnificent sweeping views of the Bay. It doesn't get any better than this for Cal Football and let the good times roll.
(Donated by the CAL Athletics Department)
2. Three-Step down to Texas (redux):
A great trip the last two summers, and we're back for more! Two of you will join Coach Desimone for up to five rounds of golf including two at the famed Colonial Country Club and a third round at Brook Hollow Country Club in Dallas. The final two rounds will be selected from Preston Trails, Dallas National or Shady Oaks (Ben Hogan territory). Everybody knows about Colonial but Brook Hollow is a 1920's Tillinghast classic (same designer as San Francisco Golf Club). Trip includes lodging at the Ritz Carlton for two nights and a hosted dinner compliments of former Cal Golfer Stephen Summers. Then you will stay with former Cal basketball player Rick Hubbell and his lovely wife Linda at their beautiful spread in Arlington ...private bedrooms and bathrooms, swimming pool, hot tub and plenty of great food and wine!
(Donated by Stephen Summers, Rick & Linda Hubbell, & Coach Desimone)
3. Bandon Dunes:
A two-day "links" and golf experience of a lifetime. Four of you will travel to Southwest Oregon to take on two fabulous courses, Pacific Dunes and the new Old MacDonald. Trip includes private air travel into Bandon Airport and lodging at the course.
(Donated by Gary Sitzmann & CAL Golf)
4. 2013 Indianapolis 500:
Four of you will REV up your engines and head to Indiana with great tickets for the 2013 Indianapolis 500. You should also bring your clubs for comp 4somes at two of the best courses in Indiana including Crooked Stick, host of the 1991 PGA Championship, and Meridian Country Club.
(Donated by Curt Simic)
5. Hawaiian Vacation on Kauai:
Two of you will spend eight days and seven nights in a beautiful one-bedroom oceanfront condo on Kauai. Trip includes round-trip airfare up to $400 per person.
(Donated by Earl J. Reeve & CAL Golf)
6. The PING Package:
Two of you will fly to Phoenix and tour the Ping Golf complex and each of you will be fitted for a complete set of Ping clubs which includes medal woods, irons and a putter. The package also includes golf at Arizona State's Karsten Golf Club as well as round trip air fare.
(Donated by Scott Sullivan of Ping, Karsten Golf Club and CAL Golf)
7. Former Cal Golf All Americans Charlie Wi and Peter
Tomasulo, the AT&T at Pebble Beach (February 4-10, 2013) and more at Monterey Peninsula Country Club:
The three winning bidders get the PRICELESS OPPORTUNITY to walk inside the ropes with Charlie Wi and Peter Tomasulo at the AT&T Pro-Am during a practice round. Walk the hallowed grounds of Pebble Beach with both as they prepare for the 2013 Tournament, and afterwards, the three of you will join Charlie and Peter for a Cal Golf dinner at Monterey Peninsula Country Club hosted by Ellen and Joffa Dale. Package also includes three, week long passes to the AT&T and a round of golf for three and a round of golf for three that week at MPCC hosted by Joffa Dale.
(Donated by Charlie Wi, Peter Tomasulo, Ellen & Joffa Dale)
8. The Big Island and Mauna Kea Resort (tentative):
Dr. Brian Schindler and his brother Richard have once again donated their beautiful 2500 sq. ft., 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom condominium at Mauna Kea overlooking the Pacific Ocean for a fabulous week. Amenities include a large swimming pool and fitness center both located 75 yards from the condo as well as a washer and dryer in the unit. Trip includes four 2somes of golf...2 2somes at the fabulous Mauna Kea Resort Course and 2 twosomes at the Hapuna Course.
(Donated by Dr. Brian Schindler, Dr. Robert Schindler & families)
9. On the drawing board . . .
A. Eastern Trip: Three of you will play Merion Golf Club twice, site of the 2013 US Open. Package to include at least three other great courses.
This is a sneak preview of the likely 20-25 items to be auctioned on September 17th. Eventually the entire auction will be posted around September 7. For tickets to the live auction (and dinner) only, send in the enclosed entry form or contact Cal Golf President and Tournament Chairman, Ken Lloyd at (510) 625-2550; or Auction Chariman, Bob Sciutto at (925) 402-4909. If you have a tax-deductible contribution that could be used as an auction item to support Cal Golf or if you have any questions regarding auction items, please call Ken or Bob.