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Golfers Tee Up For United Way’s Hi.Tech Shootout

United Way of Central Carolinas, along with co-hosts Bank of America, BB&T, and Wells Fargo, celebrated another successful Hi.Tech Shootout this year, raising over $1.24 million on October 22 at Carmel Country Club in Charlotte.


This year, the event drew more than 240 golfers to the greens to enjoy a bit of friendly competition during the tournament for technology vendors and bank executives.


Hi.Tech Shootout is the single largest golf fundraiser for any United Way in the country – raising a total of $17 million for our organization over the past 19 years.



2018 Event Highlights


*Over 200 host and sponsor executives attended a networking reception for premium sponsors at The Vista at Duke Energy.


*More than 55 IT vendors sponsored this year’s event.


*For the first time, we held a special pre-reception for Title, Gold and Platinum Plus sponsors.


*We had golf ball blasters provided by Charity Golf Guns, giving players the chance to take their best shot.


*Pro golfers and long-drive champions David Mobley and Brian Pavlet entertained and dazzled golfers with their amazing skills during the “Buy-a-Drive” stations.



2018 Event Winners


Congratulations to this year’s victors!


South Course – Robin Tarkenton and Steve Emmons with BB&T, Steve Bennett with Wells Fargo, and Jay Brockhoff with BB&T.


North Course – Robin Stuart with Bank of America, Rolfe Hughes with Accenture, and Steven Sherck and Ray Chinn with Bank of America.