Jim Osborne Memorial Golf Classic

A great day of golf, food, drink and fun!

2019 Sponsors

May 20, 2019

The Jim Osborne Memorial Golf Classic has been a Newtown Rotary tradition for the last 17 years and is the club’s largest annual fundraising activity.

It promises to, once again, be a great day of fellowship, food, and golf. We invite you to be part of the fun, as a golfer, a sponsor, or both! 



8:00 a.m.  Registration / Breakfast / Practice Range
9:00 a.m.  Shotgun Scramble
11:30 a.m. Barbecue Lunch
2:30  p.m. Cocktails and Heavy Hors d’oeuvres
3:00 p.m. President’s Welcome
3:15 p.m. Auction and Raffle
4:30 p.m. Adjourn


Tashua Knolls Golf Club & Restaurant • 40 Tashua Knolls Lane, Trumbull, CT 06611

Come Join Us!

Entry Fees

Limited to 32 Foursomes


Fees Include

  • 18 Holes of Golf including Cart
  • Hot Breakfast
  • Barbecue Lunch
  • Refreshments on the course
  • Goodie Bag
  • Cocktails and Hot and Cold Heavy hors d’oevres
    2 hours free wine and beer and a cash bar is also available


  • Hole in One
  • Low Gross: 4 team prizes
  • Closest to Pin: Men and Women
  • Longest Drive: Men and Women
  • Closest to Line: Men & Women
  • 50/50 Raffle

Sponsorship Opportunities

Platinum * SOLD – One Foursome • Name Recognition at Registration • Tee signs on 1 & 18 • Recognition on Website and Full Page Ad in Program $2,500
Gold * SOLD – One Foursome • Tee sign on 9 • Recognition on Website • Full Page Ad in Program  $1,500
Breakfast * SOLD – Name Recognition at Breakfast • Recognition on Website • One-Half Page Ad in Program $300
Lunch  * SOLD – Name Recognition at Lunch • Recognition on Website • One-Half Page Ad in Program  $300
Hole-In-One * * SOLD – Name Recognition on Par 3’s • Recognition on Website • One-Half Page Ad in Program –   $500
Golf Cart * SOLD – Name Listed on Every Cart • Recognition on Website • One-Half Page Ad in Program  $500
Goodie Bag * SOLD – Name Listed on Goodie Bags • Recognition on Website • One-Half Page Ad in Program  $500
Beverage Cart * SOLD – Recognition on Beverage Cart • Recognition on Website • One-Half Page Ad in Program  $500
Tee Sign Recognition on Website and in Program $200
Miscellaneous Door, Raffle, and Cash Prizes, Goody Bag Items  



Committee Members

  • Alan Clavette
  • Julie Davis Friend
  • David Freedman
  • Judy Grabarz
  • Ken Harper
  • Joe Hemingway
  • Steve Samson
  • Carrie Swan 


Thank You For Your Support!

Please Make Checks Payable To:

The Newtown Rotary Club Foundation • P.O. Box 263, Newtown, CT 06470

Service Above Self

This event is the Newtown Rotary Club’s largest fundraiser. To date, we have raised more than $40,000 which has allowed the to help more than 20 local community-based projects. To name a few:

  • Sandy Hook School Fund
  • Gift of Life Program
  • Newtown Youth & Family Counseling Center
  • Dorothy Day Hospitality House
  • Newtown Parent Connection
  • Newtown Scholarship Fund
  • Renewal House
  • VNA and Regional Hospice Home
  • Hord Foundation Scholarship
  • Christmas Adopt a Family

In addition, the Club has helped clean up local river banks, landscape and maintains the grounds of our adopted Ability Beyond Disability Community Home, and design and fund the Rotary Park on the Fairfield Hills Campus. The Club founded Newtown’s Labor Day Parade and is known for the Pancake Breakfast that is part of the annual Town Holiday Festivities. We also sponsor the annual Businesses of the Year Awards in conjunction with the Newtown Chamber of Commerce.

The Newtown Rotary Club is part of a much larger organization, Rotary International. Rotary International is made up of 34,000 clubs in 200 countries and geographical areas with over 1.2 million members. As a founding member of the United Nations, Rotary International retains a permanent seat on the UN General Council. International projects supported by Newtown Rotary include:


  • Polio Eradication Program
  • Haitian Health Foundation
  • Ghana & South India Clean Water Projects
  • Kosovo and Costa Rica Schools
  • Liberian Eye Care Center
  • Costa Rica Children’s Hospital

Newtown Rotary provides numerous opportunities to give back to the community in a variety of ways with great camaraderie. 


Please consider contacting us to learn about becoming a member.

Mailing Address:

The Rotary Club of Newtown • PO Box 263 Newtown, CT 06470