Staff Report

To raise money to support its after-school programs, United Boys and Girls Clubs of Santa Barbara County (UBGC) will host its fourth annual golf tournament on Sept. 16 at La Cumbre Country Club. 

The tournament has grown each year with more perks for the participants. The Travis Mathew Van will be back, with each player receiving a $100 gift certificate to shop for new golf gear.

Some of Santa Barbara’s favorite breweries will be serving samples around the course, and there will be food stations and hosted beverage carts as well. Eloy Ortega and Melissa Gough will serve as co-chairs of the event for the fourth year.

The event starts with registration at 10 a.m. and then an 11 a.m. putting contest, practice and lunch. The tournament is a shotgun start at noon, followed by an awards ceremony and dinner buffet at 5 p.m.

Foursome price is $1,500 and individual players are $400. Register at There are still opportunities to be a sponsor, ranging from Tee Sign for $250 to Golf Shirt Sponsor for $5,000.

UBGC is a nonprofit youth development agency that serves children in grades K-12 from 10 locations across Santa Barbara County. It is a member of the national organization, Boys & Girls Clubs of America.

For more information, call CEO Michael Baker at 805-681-1315.