Friday, July 22, 2011

'Mudcat' tournament to benefit CHOW, others

The 10th annual Jim Mudcat Grant All-Star Golf Tournament will be held Sept. 1 at The Links at Hiawatha Landing in Apalachin, Security Mutual Life Insurance Company of New York announced. The shotgun start will occur at 10:30 a.m. that day.

The tournament is being cosponsored by Security Mutual and The Black Aces -- African-American Major League Baseball pitchers who have won 20 or more games in a single season.
The event will benefit the Broome County Urban League, the Boys and Girls Clubs of Binghamton, Catholic Charities of Broome County and the Community Hunger Outreach Warehouse.

Among the many guests joining baseball legend Grant at this year's tournament will be Major League Baseball pitcher Gaylord Perry and Black Aces Fergie Jenkins, Vida Blue and "Gentleman Al" Downing, who played for the Binghamton Triplets in 1961 before joining the New York Yankees.

For more information about the event, including golfing, advertising and volunteer opportunities, go to

-- My-Ly Nguyen