At the registration table, Keith Zimpfer with Piramal Critical Care interacts with Dawn Werkheiser, CFO of the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce, and Danielle Joseph, executive vice president of the Chamber’s diversity council.
Alex Izzo from Stoudt Associates hones his putting skills on the practice green prior to the Walla Gazoo shotgun start.
BECAHI sophomore Evan Druckenmiller was one of a number of high school students earning community service hours by helping at the tournament.
Nicole Studinger, who works at VIA Media, poses with a German Shepherd club cover given to her in memory of her dog Dallas. “This way he’s always on the golf course with me,” said Studinger.
press photos by dana grubbGolfers head out to their starting hole assignments at noon.
The foursome of Dave Romanelli, Joe Hoffmeier, Bryon Grigsby and Ray Bishop pose prior to teeing off.
Ray Romanelli tees off with a long drive to start his foursome’s round.
Participants had a chance to win a variety of raffle prizes.
Finishing their game, two golfers shake hands on a distant hole to congratulate each other.
Gordon Bigelow of A-1 Limousine poses for a photo booth picture at the backyard BBQ that followed golf.
Hungry golfers help themselves to the buffet that was served under the Bethlehem Golf Club’s new picnic pavilion.
Golfers critique and recap their individual performances during dinner.
Benefits city Chamber
The Bethlehem Chamber of Commerce’s annual Walla Gazoo golf tournament Aug. 19 brought a scheduled 144 golfers to the Bethlehem Golf Club. Players representing scores of area business entities enjoyed a round of golf and backyard BBQ in what is considered the oldest tournament in the Lehigh Valley, according to Bethlehem Chamber senior vice president Angela DelGrosso. DelGrosso said proceeds from the event benefit the Bethlehem Chamber specifically, providing member support, networking and marketing opportunities Christmas activities, and the annual dinner. Corporate sponsor for the 2019 tournament was Capital Blue.