History

12th Annual Nikki St. Germain Memorial Golf Tournament

Maderas Golf Club
Saturday, July 22, 2017

The 12th Annual Tournament was held at Maderas Golf Club on Saturday, July 22, 2017. With the support of 117 golfers, 60 sponsors, and countless volunteers we raised a RECORD $62,000 for Rady Children’s Hospital and the Peckham Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders.

In 2017 the foursome of Brad Peckham, Chris Cunningham, Ryan Conroy and Mitch Beacom won the low gross title.

11th Annual Nikki St. Germain Memorial Golf Tournament

Maderas Golf Club
Saturday, July 23, 2016

The 11th Annual Tournament was held at Maderas Golf Club on Saturday, July 25, 2015. With the support of 140 golfers, 50 sponsors, and countless volunteers we raised a RECORD $57,000 for Rady Children’s Hospital and the Peckham Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders.

10th Annual Nikki St. Germain Memorial Golf Tournament

Maderas Golf Club
Saturday, July 25, 2015

The 10th Annual Tournament was held at Maderas Golf Club on Saturday, July 25, 2015. With the support of 142 golfers, 50 sponsors, and countless volunteers we raised over $50,000 for Rady Children’s Hospital and the Peckham Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders.

In 2015 the foursome of Jim Pawlisch, Stewart Ginn, Cullen Clifford and Ron Gilchrist won the low gross title (they also won in 2006!). The Low Net champions were Mike Akin, Tom Belisle, Brian Dettweiler and Jason Stierl.

Notable sponsors including The Dodge Family, SENTRE, Silvergate Bank, The Maddox Family, Carol & John Yates, Synder Langston, Gensler, Reno Contracting, Procopio, Ace Parking, Ken Bertino, Rick Bosh, The Barkley Family, The Blumenthal Family, The Ostrup Family, The Wyman Family, Don and Ron St. Germain, CGS3 Law Firm, Jerome’s Furniture, Papa Doug Manchester, Flocke & Avoyer, The Maddox Family, Brandt Beef, McDonald’s and The Plalumbo Family, and The Royston Family.

9th Annual Nikki St. Germain Memorial Golf Tournament

Maderas Golf Club
Saturday, July 19, 2014

The 9th Annual Tournament was held at Maderas Golf Club on Saturday, July 19, 2014. With the support of 115 golfers, 50 sponsors, and countless volunteers we raised $40,000 for Rady Children’s Hospital and the Peckham Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders.

In 2014 the foursome of Brett Feuerstein, Mike Feuerstein, Neale Smith and John Rudolph successfully defended their low gross title. The Low Net champions were first time winners Scott Yates, Eric Blumenthal, Eric Tombrello, and Rigel Bitterman (special award to Rigel for best hair of the tournament).

Notable sponsors included The Dodge Family, SENTRE Partners, Silvergate Bank, The McCain Family, Don and Ron St. Germain, CGS3 Law Firm, Jerome’s Furniture, Papa Doug Manchester and the U-T San Diego, Flocke & Avoyer, The Maddox Family, The Navarra Family, The Royston Family, San Diego Chargers, San Diego Padres, Taylormade Golf, and Puesto.

8th Annual Nikki St. Germain Memorial Golf Tournament

Maderas Golf Club
Saturday, July 13, 2013

The 8th Annual Tournament was held at Maderas Golf Club on Saturday, July 13, 2013. With the support of 95 golfers, 60 sponsors, and countless volunteers we raised another $50,000 for Voices for Children and the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network.

In 2013 we crowned new Low Gross champions –Brett Feuerstein, Mike Feuerstein, Darren Shwartz and Scott Holtgrieve – all of whom were sent home with the inaugural NJS Winner’s Jackets. The Low Net champions were first time winners Dan Fischer, Mike Burton, Carl Adams and John Hinds (who attributed much of their success to their dedication at the Quality Social tent).

Our title sponsors were The Dodge Family, Eleanor & Jerry Navarra, UT San Diego, and Papa Doug Manchester. Other notable sponsors included San Diego Orthopaedic Medical Group, The McCain Family, Don and Ron St. Germain, DLA Piper, Silvergate Bank, Fernando and Hunter Landa, David Jackson, Jerome’s Furniture, SENTRE Partners, SPIRE Construction, The Fischer Family, White Construction, The Williams Family, The Voge Family, Flocke & Avoyer, The Maddox Family, The Yates Family, The Royston Family, The Feuerstein Family and Maderas Golf Club.

7th Annual Nikki St. Germain Memorial Golf Tournament

Maderas Golf Club
Saturday, July 14, 2012

The 7th Annual Tournament was held at Maderas Golf Club on Saturday, July 14, 2012. This year the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network was introduced as a co-recipient of the fundraising efforts. A record 123 golfers participated and over $40,000 was raised in this year’s event.

Last year’s champions Matt McCain, Justin McCain, Russ Stanley and Chris Denton defended their title and again captured the Low Gross title. The 1st place Low Net champions were first time winners Richard Bull, Nick Barnhorst, A.G. Spanos and John Spanos (all dressed in pink attire). The SENTRE Partners’ foursome of David DeRoche, Jim Hamilton, Tom Crews and Andy Crews won the first ever High Gross award.

Our title sponsors were The Dodge Family, UT San Diego, and Papa Doug Manchester. Other notable sponsors included San Diego Orthopaedic Medical Group, The McCain Family, Don and Ron St. Germain, Northwestern Mutual, Silvergate Bank, Fernando and Hunter Landa, Will Strong, Alan and Susan Brubaker, Voices’ YPG, Jerome’s Furniture, SENTRE Partners, The Fischer Family, The Royston Family, Maderas Golf Club and B.I.G. Golf.

The silent auction included a TaylorMade R11 driver, Pau Gasol Signed Lakers’ Hat, Eric Weddle Signed Chargers’ Football, Golf for 3 at the La Jolla Country Club, and Chargers’ Monday Night Football Tickets.

6th Annual Nikki St. Germain Memorial Golf Tournament

Riverwalk Golf Club
Saturday, July 23, 2011

The 6th Annual Tournament was held at Riverwalk Golf Club on Saturday, July 23, 2011. We had a great turnout, with 113 participants playing in a scramble format. Over $32,000 was raised in this year’s event.

On a perfect golf day the winners for 1st place Low Gross, were Matt McCain, Justin McCain, Douglas Manchester, and Russ Stanley. The 1st place Low Net winners were Alex “Boo’ Scoma, Jerry Gallagher, Dave Miller, and Nathan Mertz.

Our title sponsor was The Dodge Family. Other notable sponsors included San Diego Orthopaedic Associates Medical Group, The McCain Family, Don and Ron St. Germain, The Navarra Family, The Jackson Family, Silvergate Bank, Hale Engineering, Jerome’s Furniture, SENTRE Partners, Skylar Powell, and Quality Social. The silent auction included a TaylorMade R11 driver, Ryan Matthews signed Chargers jersey, Shannon Brown signed Lakers jersey, and a Ryan Ludwick signed Padres bat.

5th Annual Nikki St. Germain Memorial Golf Tournament

Riverwalk Golf Club
Saturday, July 17, 2010

The 5th Annual Tournament was held at Riverwalk Golf Club on Saturday, July 17, 2010. We had a great turnout, with 113 participants playing in the scramble format. On a perfect golf day the winners for 1st place Low Gross, (2nd year in a row) were Van Olin, Grady Dutton, Jeff Lewis and Rod Bleakley. The 1st place Low Net winners were Mike Akin, Brian Dettweiler, Tom Belisle, and Josh Nottingham. The after golf banquet was held in the Riverwalk Lounge and bar area and a tri-tip/chicken buffet was served. The guest speaker this year was Tasha, a former foster child who shared her incredible story with us. Through the help of her Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) from Voices for Children she survived many foster homes and is now a successful student at Cal State San Marcos. The silent auction included a Derek Fisher signed LA Lakers hat, a Tony Gwynn signed baseball, a Bob Gibson signed baseball, a Ryan Matthews signed Charger football, a Callaway Diablo Driver, 3 Flo TVs, 3 Wine Tasting Gift Certificates and a 5 hour Interior Design consultation from Jaci Springfield. Over $28,000 was raised in this year’s event. This year the Dodge Family stepped up as our title sponsors. Our Platinum Sponsor’s (over $1000 donated) included The Landa Family, Don and Ron St. Germain, The McCain Family, Give Something Back Business Solutions and In Memory of Douglas Arthur Sr. We also had great gifts donated by the San Diego Chargers, San Diego Padres, Lorena Arnold, Viejas, Pizza Nova, Callaway Golf, Mary and Warren Foy, Jaci Springfield, Viejas, Oggi’s Pizza, Jana Mar, Cohn Restaurant Group, Los Angeles Lakers, Carlton Oaks Golf Course and Old Venice Restaurant. Over 25 Sponsors in all participated this year.

4th Annual Nikki St. Germain Memorial Golf Tournament

The Vineyard at Escondido Golf Course
Saturday, July 11, 2009

The 4th Annual Tournament was held at the Vineyard at Escondido on Saturday, July 11, 2009. It was our biggest turnout yet, with 119 participants playing in the scramble format. On a perfect golf day the winners for 1st place Low Gross were Van Olin, Mark Baron, Tim Moore, and Grady Dutton. The 1st place Low Net winners were Mike Akin, Brian Dettweiler, Tom Belisle, and Josh Nottingham. The after golf banquet was held in the Vineyard Lounge and bar area and a tri-tip/chicken buffet was served. The guest speaker this year was Sharon Lawrence, the President and CEO of Voices for Children for the last 12 years. Sharon spoke eloquently about how much these fund raising efforts mean to kids in need in San Diego. She told the story of two kids in the system that with the help of Voices for Children, are close to being adopted into permanent homes. The silent auction included a Ladanian Tomlinson Charger jersey, a Lamar Odom signed NBA basketball, Chris Chambers and Vincent Jackson signed Charger jerseys, and 2 San Diego Padre Dugout seats. Over $41,000 was raised in this year’s event. This year Eleanor and Jerry Navarra and family stepped up as our first title sponsors, donating an incredible $15,000! Our Platinum Sponsor’s (over $1000 donated) included The Dodge Family, Tara and Ron Gilchrist, Don and Ron St. Germain, Adair Construction, Harper Construction, The McCain Family, and In Memory of Douglas Arthur Sr. We also had great gifts donated by the SD Chargers, SD Padres, Lorena Arnold, Viejas, Pizza Nova, Doubletree Resorts, Callaway Golf, Mary and Warren Foy, Adair Construction, Paul’s Car Care, Sycuan Resorts, Oggi’s Pizza and The Brigantine Family of Restaurants. Over 35 Sponsors in all participated this year.

3rd Annual Nikki St. Germain Memorial Golf Tournament

The Vineyard at Escondido Golf Course
Saturday, July 19, 2008

The 3rd Annual Tournament was held at the Vineyard at Escondido on Saturday, July 19, 2008. It was our biggest turnout yet, with 115 participants playing in the scramble format. On a perfect golf day the winners for 1st place Low Gross were Mike Akin, Brian Dettweiler, Tom Belisle and Josh Nottingham. The 1st place Low Net winners were Tony Volpe, Eric Adler and Michael Anderson. The post golf banquet was held in the Vineyard Lounge and bar area and a tri-tip/chicken buffet was served. The guest speaker this year was Rosie, a 16 year old girl, who has been a part of the San Diego court system most of her life. She spoke of the challenges she and her siblings have faced and the help Voices for Children and her Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) have given her. She spoke of her bright future and received a standing ovation for her inspirational talk. The silent auction included a Luis Castillo signed Charger jersey, an Igor Olshansky signed NFL football, an Adrian Gonzalez game used bat, 4 Padre dugout seats, a US Open poster signed by Jim Furyk, and an Ocean’s 13 framed poster signed by the cast. Over $33,000 was raised in this year’s event. Our Platinum Sponsor’s (over $1000 donated) included Jenny and Bob Baxter, Cheryl and Al Crellin, The Dodge Family, The Manchester Family, The Copley Family (Carley’s Angels), The McCain Family, SD Foundation – Alma Brosio, SD Foundation – In Memory of Douglas Arthur Sr., Don and Ron St. Germain and Jerry Weintraub and Susan Ekins. We also had great gifts donated by the SD Chargers, SD Padres, Lorena Arnold, Viejas, Pizza Nova, Doubletree Resorts, Neiman Marcus, Robin Stark, Jeff O’Connor, Lauree Sahba, Callaway Golf, Upswing Golf, Breffni Barrett, Nobu Restaurant, Westview Financial Group and Urban Solace Restaurant. Over 55 Sponsors in all participated this year.

2nd Annual Nikki St. Germain Memorial Golf Tournament

Cottonwood Golf Course
Saturday, July 14, 2007

The 2nd Annual Tournament was held at the Cottonwood Golf Course in Rancho San Diego on Saturday July 14, 2007. There were 110 golfers in attendance that day to play in the scramble format. The team of Mike Akin, Ron Busch, Missy Talbert and Brian Dettwiller were the 1st Place low gross winners. The 1st Place low net winners were Al Crellin, Cheryl Crellin, Brad Tecca and Brett Ward. The after-tournament banquet was held in the Cottonwood hospitality tent where a Mexican buffet was served. Don Mullins, a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) was our featured speaker and he told of the challenges some of the kids in foster care face everyday. The silent auction included items signed by Kobe Bryant, Ladanian Tomlinson, Brian Giles and Mike Cameron, as well as airline tickets and two dugout seats at a Padres game. Golfers also won a variety of fun prizes in the raffle including gift certificates and golf attire. Over $38,000 was raised in this second event. Our Platinum Sponsors this year were Bob and Jenny Baxter, Michael Copley and Carley’s Angels, The Dodge Family, The Landa Family and Don and Ron St. Germain. In addition there were also Gold, Silver and Bronze Sponsors, with more than 50 direct contributors in all!

1st Annual Nikki St. Germain Memorial Golf Tournament

Admiral Baker South Golf Course
Saturday, July 15, 2006

The 1st Annual Tournament was held at the Admiral Baker South Golf Course on Saturday July 15, 2006. There were some 96 golfers in attendance that day to play in the scramble format. The team of Michael Copley, Chris Copley, Rob Vint and Steve Arkin won the trophies for Low Gross 1st Place. The team of Ron Gilchrist, Jim Pawlisch, Bob Kirkbright and Stewart Ginn won for 1st Place Low Net. A banquet was held in the Admiral Baker clubhouse and a great meal of chicken and roast beef was served. Conception, a former child in the SD County Court System was our featured guest speaker and told of her experiences and the help that Voices for Children gave her in her life. Over $19,000 dollars was raised in this inaugural event. Our Platinum Sponsors (over $1,000 donated) were Bob and Jenny Baxter and Michael Copley and Carley’s Angels. In addition, there were also Gold, Silver and Bronze Sponsors, with more than 30 direct sponsors in all!