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28th Annual Golf Classic

Proceeds will benefit the construction of a new state-of-the art cardiovascular pavilion at Mount Nittany Medical Center

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Mount Nittany Health Golf Classic

The 28th Annual Mount Nittany Health Golf Classic will be held Saturday, August 11, 2018 at the Penn State Golf Courses.  Proceeds will support construction of a new state-of-the art cardiovascular pavilion at Mount Nittany Medical Center. In total, more than $2.2 million has been raised to help advance healthcare in the region since the Golf Classic’s inception in 1991.

The fully accredited cardiac catheterization lab is used during an emergency to intervene when a patient is having a heart attack; it can also be used to identify and correct other health conditions of the heart. The new pavilion will feature two cardiac catheterization labs, updated technology for the most sophisticated cardiac catheterization and electrophysiology and imaging services, new and expanded space for patients and loved ones, improved patient privacy and improved patient and family education and communication.

Last year's event raised a record-breaking $176,000, 240 golfers teed off, and more than 120 volunteers assisted with coordination of the day. “We are so thankful for the support that continues to make this a premier tournament in our community and supports so many of the quality services that Mount Nittany Health provides for this region,” said Matt Hardy, executive director, Mount Nittany Health Foundation.

A unique feature of Mount Nittany Medical Center’s Golf Classic is the random drawing of one registered golfer for a grand prize of $12,000 or a 2018 Chevrolet Spark. Kay Kustanbauter won the grand prize last year and chose the cash prize, donating a portion back to The Foundation. 

Take a 1 in 250 chance to win an exclusive ultra luxurious Jamaican vacation for 7 days to a luxury villa in Whitehead on Jamaica's South Coast.  Tickets are $100 each.

The vacation package, valued at $15,750, includes:

  • Ultra luxurious private waterfront villa with a private beach within a gated community
  • 6 Bedrooms - Sleeps 12
  • 2 Swimming Pools
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Butler, Private Chef, Housekeeper, and Groundskeeper
  • Professional gym on property
  • Laundry service available
  • 24-hour security

Does not include:  airfare, food and beverages, gratuities or vehicle rental

The winner of last year's Jamaica's trip was Dr. Raymond Nungesser of State College.  For more information or to purchase a chance to win, call (814) 234-6777 or online at

Proceeds from this year's Golf Classic will again benefit a cardiovascular pavilion at Mount Nittany Health.  The cardiac catheterization lab, which has seen steady growth since it first opened in April 2000.  Since then, the Cath Lab has performed more than 6,377 diagnostic catheterizations and 2,558 cardiac interventions, including 889 on patients experiencing a life-threatening event requiring immediate treatment. Additions to the lab will include a new cath table with imaging system and an advanced patient monitoring system, improving the patient experience. 

Shown above is the 2017 Golf Classic Committee.  Chuck Carroll Photography captured last year's event photographing all the foursomes and volunteers and all photos are available for viewing by visiting Chuck Carroll Photography.  A special thanks to Carl Knowlton who assisted in photography capturing the white course's foursomes.  

Save the Date for 2018

When: Saturday, August 11, 2018

Where: Penn State Golf Courses

Download 2018 Golf Classic Invitation