Hilbert Golf Tournament to Support Student Scholarships

Release Date:
May 16, 2012
Matt Heidt,

HAMBURG, N.Y. – Golf and other activities into the evening will be featured at the 22nd annual Hilbert College Scholarship Golf Tournament being held June 18 at Wanakah Country Club at 5161 Lake Shore Road, Hamburg.

The tournament will begin with practice and registration at 11 a.m., followed by lunch on the club’s outdoor patio. A 12:30 p.m. shotgun start will begin the afternoon of golfing. A cocktail reception and dinner will close out the day.
Gift baskets will be raffled and various prizes will be awarded for longest drive and low gross score. Golfers also will compete for closest to the pin prizes on several par-3 holes.
Buffalo resident Deborah DiMatteo, Hilbert trustee, is serving as chairperson of this year’s tournament.
Tee sponsorship opportunities are available (full field of golfers has been reached). All golf tournament proceeds will benefit Hilbert student scholarships.
For information on tee sponsorships, contact Alaina Houseknecht, special events coordinator, at 926-8938 or e-mail

Hilbert College, located in suburban Hamburg, N.Y., south of Buffalo, is a private four-year college founded in 1957 in the Catholic Franciscan tradition. With nearly 1,100 students, Hilbert is a dynamic Western New York college that offers career-focused majors, including one of the top criminal justice programs in the region, and more than 50 minors and concentrations. The college’s engaging, student-centered campus community offers numerous leadership, internship, and service learning opportunities from which students launch successful careers while making positive changes in their communities. The Hilbert Blueprint promotes a well-rounded student experience over four years – starting with the Foundations Seminar in the freshman year, followed by Sophomore Service, Junior Symposium, and culminating with the Senior Capstone. Hilbert has expanded its academic offerings with the college’s first graduate programs and new Accelerated Degree Programs geared to adult learners.