Time gets away from us but you duffers don't forget to sign up for this one; the 3rd annual "Drive Out Lupus" golf tournament in New Boston, Texas. The tournament is on Saturday, March 24 at the Oak Grove Golf Club on the Red River Army Depot.

The tournament will be 18 holes and will include awards for 1st Place, Longest Drive, Closest to the Hole and Longest Putt. There will be lots of door prizes and of course your shot at the Hole in One prize of $10,000.

The $150 per team fee includes cart and lunch. If you get up before March 1, you will also get a T-shirt.

All tournament proceeds will benefit the Lupus Foundation of America.

No coincidence here, the "Put On Purple for Lupus Wine & Beer Festival" is happening the same day at the same location. 9:00 am - 9:00 pm at the Oak Grove Country Club in New Boston.

From the Facebook invitation page;

  • Select Texas Wines and Beer Available in the Garden 11am-7pm, armband entry is $10, with wine and beer from vendors at $1 tastings, $5 Glass, and wine sold by the bottle.
  • Arts & Crafts & Home Business Vendors starting at 9am and is open and FREE to the Public.
  • Food Trucks and Food available inside Golf Club.

Vendor space is still available.

All proceeds will benefit Lupus Foundation of America for Medical Research, Finding a Cure and Helping to treat Lupus.

Get registered today. Call Sandy Tutt at 903-280-0435 or email Putonpurple@yahoo.com.