The Madison Area YMCA's 22nd Annual
Golf Classic and Dinner Reception
Send More Children than Ever Before to
Summer Camp: Proceeds Exceed $100,000


The Madison Area YMCA’s 22nd Annual Golf Classic and “Camp for One, Camp for All” dinner reception held at the Morris County Golf Club in Morristown will send more children to summer camp than ever before. Event proceeds exceeded $100,000, and 150 weeks of camp, the largest number in the history of the event, were sponsored during the dinner reception in addition to the weeks of camp awarded through the proceeds of the regular auction and silent auction. 

Citi Global Markets was the presenting sponsor. Bank of America Merrill Lynch was a tournament sponsor.

The extraordinary commitment of sponsors, 100 golfers, an additional 80 dinner guests, more than 30 Y staff volunteers, 12 ADP associates who volunteered, as well as dedicated Golf Event Committee members helped make it possible. Scott Robins and Prat Patel were the co-chairs of the Golf Event Committee, which also included: Denise Bone, Bob Campbell, Michelle Kean, Jean King, Lauren Kozy, Lisa Lyng, Matt McMahon, Michael O’Hara, Bob Rocco, Rich Van Ness and Scott Waterstredt.

The winning foursome, with a score of 59, included Chester Patterson of Basking Ridge; Dan Moskowitz of Chatham; John Demakos of Madison and Robert Kurz of Basking Ridge. The 2ndplace winners, with a score of 60, were: Dr. Isaac Starker of Madison; Matt McKeon of Mount Arlington; William DeRosa, Jr. of Chatham and Scott Parker of Morristown.

Chris O’Keeffe of New Vernon won Closest to the Pin for men. Scott Robins of Mendham won Longest Drive for men and Jennifer Tippins of Chicago, IL, won Longest Drive for women. James Mongey of Morristown won Closest to the Line for men. Nancy Handal of Morristown won Closest to the Line for women.

Other sponsors included: Double Eagle Sponsor Gary’s Wine and Marketplace including loyal foursomes from Allied Beverage Group, Fedway Associates, Opici Wine Group and Breakthru Beverage. Eagle Sponsors included The MCJ Amelior Foundation, Wm. Blanchard Co. and NK Architects.Birdie Sponsors included Provident Bank, KPMG, USI Insurance Services, the Starker and DeRosa families, The Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges, Linde, Hansen and Co., AMC Diligence and the Gilfillan Family.

The Golf Classic is an influential fundraising event for the Madison Area YMCA’s Annual Fund. The Annual Fund enables hundreds of children and families to participate in Y membership, innovative programming, wellness initiatives and services including child care, early childhood education and summer camps at the Madison Area Y’s Family Center and F.M. Kirby Children’s Center of the Madison Area YMCA. As a cause-driven charitable organization, the Madison Area YMCA is dedicated to nurturing the potential of every child and teen, and improving the community’s health and well-being and giving back by providing support to our neighbors.

Please contact Madison Area YMCA Golf Event Manager Melissa DeSalvo at or call 973-822-9622 ext. 2248 if you are interested in sponsorship opportunities for the 2020 Golf Classic. Visit the Y’s website at for more information.

Golf Winners 2019

The winning foursome of the Madison Area YMCA’s 22nd Annual Golf Classic held at the Morris County Golf Club in Morristown: Chester Patterson of Basking Ridge; Dan Moskowitz of Chatham; John Demakos of Madison and Robert Kurz of Basking Ridge.

So Much More Than a Round of Golf

  • Golf Classic to Benefit our Annual Fund

  • 2019 Golf Committee