News Release

July 14, 2009

Contact: Chris DeFrancesco, 860-679-3914

UConn Cancer Research Golf Tournament Back for 32nd Year

August 3 at Tumble Brook Country Club in Bloomfield

FARMINGTON, CONN. – The 2009 UConn Cancer Research Golf Tournament will take place Monday, August 3, at the Tumble Brook Country Club in Bloomfield.

Organized and run entirely by volunteers, this event is in its 32nd year and so far has raised more than $2.1 million for cancer research, prevention and education. Proceeds will help support cancer research at the Carole and Ray Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Connecticut Health Center.

Registration, practice and lunch start at 11:30 a.m. Shotgun start is at 1 p.m. Cocktails, dinner, awards ceremony, auction and raffle start at 5:30 p.m. This year’s prizes include a 42-inch high-definition television, a laptop computer, a digital camera, a GPS system, and a wine cooler. A new addition to this year’s tournament is a ladies’ card room. The Tumble Brook Country Club is at 376 Simsbury Road in Bloomfield.

More information about the tournament, including how to participate, become a sponsor, donate or buy raffle tickets, is available by calling 860-679-4673 or at More information about the Carole and Ray Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center is available at

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