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NEF Open Golf Tournament presented by By The Sea Sotheby’s International Realty

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April 12, 2017

NEF Open Golf Tournament presented by By The Sea Sotheby’s International Realty
The Newburyport Education Foundation (NEF) announces its 9th Annual NEF Open Golf tournament to be held at the scenic Wentworth By The Sea Country Club in Rye, NH on May 22nd with 1pm Shotgun start. 
All proceeds from this year’s event will support the Newburyport Education Foundation’s 2017 Campaigns:
  • District-Wide STEM Initiative – Phase 2
    Phase 2 of the District-wide STEM initiative includes the completion of the Strem Chemicals, Inc. STEM Lab in the Bresnahan Elementary School along with upgrades to the STEM programs at Molin Upper Elementary School and Nock Middle Schools that includes STEM equipment and supplies; lab-safe, age-appropriate work spaces; seating and storage solutions.
  • Newburyport High School Auditorium – Phase 3
    Phase 3 includes upgrades and complete replacement of auditorium rigging system.
“Education is the foundation of our future, and we couldn’t be more impressed with the innovation, energy, and resourcefulness working within the Newburyport School System, thanks, in part, to the extraordinary efforts of the NEF,” stated Karen Hanson, Owner of By The Sea Sotheby’s International Realty. “We are honored to be a part of this special annual event for the first time.”
There are many ways to get involved!
Is your business looking for a new audience to reach?  The NEF has a wide marketing reach for the NEF Open that includes:
  • 3,700+ email addresses and highly successful click rate on e-newsletters
  • Monthly column in Newburyport Daily News
  • 900+ Facebook followers and 500+ Twitter followers
  • Streamlined new website that highlights our sponsors
  • Ability to reach every family (2,200+) in the Newburyport Public Schools District via the Community Page of their website
Sponsorships are available at all levels from $250-$2,500. There are unique opportunities to fit any business.
A great day on the links await you and your group with panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean.  The tournament’s Bramble Format will allow golfers to play their own ball throughout the course.  The day includes; Complimentary lunch, dinner and cocktail hour, $10,000 Putting Contest, Raffles, Silent Auction and Awards and Optional On-Course Contests.
Register by Friday, April 21st to take advantage of our EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT, $199 per player ($225 after 4/21) or $796 per foursome ($900 after 4/21).
Not ready for a tournament? Attend our tournament lunch and receive complimentary group golf lessons from a pro (starts at 1:00 p.m.), or attend our awards reception and dinner and receive a complimentary group golf lesson from a pro (starts at 4:30 p.m.). 
Have a few hours to donate? The NEF Open committee is looking for volunteers to assist with registration, and hole contest supervision. If you like to sit in the sun, interact with your neighbors, and local businesses, please email us at to sign up!
Go to to learn more about any of these opportunities, register to play or sponsor the event.
The Newburyport Education Foundation (NEF) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with the mission to generate financial resources and community involvement to enhance education in the Newburyport Public Schools. For more information about sponsorship opportunities, volunteer opportunities or learning more about the work we do, visit