Summer Friday – The Ultimate Day on the Links

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Summer Friday Like You Mean It!

The Ultimate Day on the Links-  Contests on all Par 3s, Amazing Prizes, a Food Truck, and Craft Beer

Rochester A-List is throwing our annual Summer Friday Golf Event- great food, great beer, great prizes and a great day of fun at one of the most under-rated courses in the area. Use those Summer Friday Hours for the best golf deal all summer!

A-List has created a day you’ll want to play hooky for (or use those summer Fri. hours). We’ve rounded up great prizes, contests, fun, food and beer. The setting is the gorgeous rolling hills of FarView Golf Course in Avon NY, just 20 min. south of Rochester. Farview is one of the most scenic golf courses in the area with scenic views of the Genesee Valley. After the round, the 19th hole will be on the deck and hillside overlooking the course, lit by an array of lights in the trees creating a perfect setting for a cold beer and food truck feast. (We recommend bringing a lawn chair or blanket to sit on the hill).

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Here’s What You Can Win!

A three night golf trip for two to Holiday Valley Resort ($800 value) …

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Holiday Valley Resort in Ellicottville, NY

Golfers, who register by August 15 receive an automatic entry to win a 3 night golf trip for 2 to Holiday Valley Resort in Ellicottville, NY ($800 value)! We’ll announce the winner at the 19th hole.

Package includes 3 nights of lodging at the course-side Inn, 2 days of golf, 2 Sky High 3 hour climbs and 2 Mountain Coaster rides. Besides the golf and lodging, the package includes club cleaning and storage, unlimited use of the driving range, a wine and cheese basket delivered to your room, a $50 restaurant voucher, use of the Inn’s pool and Holiday Valley pools, continental breakfast and an arrival gift.

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Closest to the pin contests on all par 3’s!

Hole #8  Pair of Tickets to the Sept. 28 Autumn Festival of Ales

This annual festival is a highlight in the local craft beer scene.  Over 3,000 beer lovers will travel to Honeoye Falls to sample over 30 craft beers brewed by CB Craft Brewers. Beers include CB year round brands and private label beers brewed for restaurants and bars throughout WNY.

CB Craft Brewers in Honeoye Falls host of the Autumn Festival of Ales

Hole #17  Two Bistro Steaks from McCann’s Local Meats with Demi and Marrow Butter

If you’ve never been, we’re introducing you to another new and exceptional Rochester business that sells farm raised, grass fed, antibiotic and hormone-free custom cut meats and prepared foods. Maybe you saw our Best Dish feature on the McCann’s Bulgogi Sandwich or the Farby, two of the best sandwiches EVER.

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McCann’s Local Meats, 739 Clinton Ave. South, Rochester NY

Hole #8 A Tasting Experience at Black Button Distilling For You and 19 Friends.

Black Button Distilling is Rochester’s first craft distillery since Prohibition. It’s located on Railroad Street. The use over 90% New York State all-natural ingredients to make all their spirits, including award-winning small batch Straight Bourbon Whiskey, Citrus Forward Gin, seasonal Lilac Gin and Bespoke Bourbon Cream. The tasting room offers spirits, sales, tours and classes. In addition to the prize, everyone who lands on the #8 green will receive a two for one drink button. And also part of our prize pool is a bottle of their delicious bourbon maple syrup.

Black Button Distilling, 85 Railroad St., Rochester NY

Hole 13 Stay tuned. We’ll announce this par 3 prize when it’s confirmed.

The Pre Tee Beer Tasting

Summer Friday will begin with a pre- tee beer tasting including seasonal, limited edition and new releases of craft beer from three local breweries.

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When Is It

Friday August 23rd.  Play 9 or 18 holes.  Pre-tee beer tasting with Brewery Ommegang begins at 2:15pm, shotgun start at 3pm. For golfers playing 9 holes, the tee time is 6pm.

Where Is It

We selected FarView Golf Course for a few reasons.  One is, it has been a favorite on the A-List traveling league schedule and a course many in our area have never played or haven’t played often. We love introducing golfers to FarView.  Its just 20 min. from Rochester and has scenic views of the Genesee Valley, a storied history (they found one of the most complete skeletons of a Mastodon while building the course which is now on display at the RMSC). Think about that while you are out on the course.

Farview Golf Course Photo

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Format 

Summer Friday is a 2 person scramble. 2 male, 2 female or co-ed, your choice. Need a partner? We’ll try to match players up. Shoot us an email to golf@rochesteralist.com

The Food Truck

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After the round, the 19th hole will be on the deck and hillside overlooking the course, lit by an array of lights in the trees creating a perfect setting for a cold beer and food truck feast. (We recommend bringing a lawn chair or blanket to sit on the hill).  We’re sad to say the Original Mac n Cheez Food truck is taking a summer off. This year’s food truck TBA.

Cost

$35 for 9 holes, $45 for 18 includes golf, cart, beer tasting, beer on the course, contests and prizes. Tickets must be purchased by Aug. 15 to be eligible to win the trip.

extras- lunch

If you want lunch before your round or need to refuel during the round, the course is offering a $5 lunch special- a zweigles hot dog, beer or non alcoholic beverage and chips.

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