Making business

...a seriously good time. 

Join us on Thursday, September 8th, 2022 at the Bellingham Golf & Country Club!

About the Tournament

Designed to connect business and community, the Birch Golf Classic held each September has donated to non-profit organizations helping transition our most vulnerable off the streets and onto better pathways. The event also highlights Community Trailblazers in business, law enforcement, social services, professional athletes, education and local celebrities, the tournament is a diverse melting pot of community and business joining together to enjoy the day together and get some amazing work done.

Recipient Organizations

The BGC is hopeful to donate $300k this year, $100k going to each of the 2021 to 2023 recipient organizations: Businesses Ending Slavery & Trafficking (B.E.S.T)Real Escape from the Sex Trade (R.E.S.T) and The Whatcom Dream) and to shine a light on the incredible work they are doing along the I-5 corridor

Team Information

The BGC is sold-out!
Donate to your team's fundraising pot today to ensure top selection of Trailblazer + Prize combo! Team fundraising ends Weds., Aug. 31st at noon - sharp! Team in 1st position for fundraising will select their combo first - hello week vacay in private Hawaii Big Island residence,  private jet excursion to Corliss, Trance & Secret Squirrel Wineries in Walla Walla, All-inclusive Kraken Moet Club Game Day Experiences and more!

Prizes + Trailblazers

What your Team raises in funds is how you are supporting the organizations and also puts you in selection position for Community Trailblazer + Team Prize. The Community Trailblazers are the 5th golfer for the team, all with links to the NW community. Team Prizes are unique and/or difficult to obtain items and experiences including: Private jet to exclusive wineries, high-end professional sport game day experiences, events at private island residences, Airline tickets, incredible wine packages and more. Check out the Trailblazers + Prizes today to see what your Team is vying for.

Highlights from the 2021 BGC:

Together we earned $217,000 for B.E.S.T, R.E.S.T & The Whatcom Dream, thanks to you!

Congratulations to the 2021 Birch Golf Classic Champions!

  • 1st Place Net: Ram Construction (Trailblazer John Huntley), Score 50
  • 1st Place Gross: Haskell (Trailblazer Paul Johns), Score 56

Check out all of the 2021 tournament contest winners, team scores & sponsors by clicking here.

Thank You for being the most incredible Sponsors, Teams and Trailblazers! Everyone, once again, has been amazing with their community support through fundraising, contributions, community service & mad golf (and maybe a bit of imbibing) skills – looking forward to this year’s tournament.

– Jake Locker, Jay Julius, Jessie Everson, Paul Twedt, Sam Adkins, Sarah Rothenbuhler