5th Annual Swing for Students Charity Golf Tournament and Dinner


The Encinitas Educational Foundation (EEF) is hosting its 5th annual Swing for Students Golf Tournament and Dinner Monday, Jan. 26, at the newly renovated Encinitas Ranch Golf Course and Club House. The charity tournament will benefit elementary students of Encinitas Union School District (grades K-6th in Encinitas and South Carlsbad public schools).

Registration begins at 11 a.m., with a 12 p.m. shotgun start. The dinner reception (for golfers and non-golfers) begins at 5:30 p.m.

The goal of the event is to raise awareness and fund support for the many programs (music, science, math, technology, world language, environmental educational studies, wellness and physical education,) offered to 5,000-plus students.

Participation supports our communities’ awarding-winning schools and helps to maintain excellent academic opportunities for all EUSD students.

Players will have the opportunity to meet the challenge of Junior Golf Champion and Encinitas resident Michael Riebe, 8.

Michael is recognized for his ability to successfully play the puzzling and disciplined game of golf.

Newly elected Encinitas Mayor Kristin Gaspar plans to attend this year’s tournament in addition to schools Superintendent Dr. Timothy Baird. Players will also enjoy donated beverages from Stone Brewing Company and have a chance to win a newly designed 2015 VW Golf compliments of Herman Cook Volkswagen.

With sponsored holes, amusing contest and challenges, raffle prizes, mini silent and live auction, the tournament is sure to be a memorable day for a significant cause. The shotgun start tournament welcomes Registration as a foursome ($900) or as a single player ($250/ or $150 for donors who gave to any one of EUSD’s 9 elementary schools through the foundation). For more information and to register, visit

EEF is a nonprofit devoted to enriching the educational experience for students in the Encinitas Union School District. By connecting Business, Parents and Community, EEF builds partnerships and fundraising opportunities to overcome school district fiscal restraints. Funds generated support Visual and Performing Arts Science, Technology, Foreign Language, Wellness and Environmental Programs to create world-ready students.