Making business

...a seriously good time. 

Join us on Thursday, September 7th, 2023 at the Bellingham Golf & Country Club!

The 2022 BGC Results are in! 

The 2022 BGC raised a record $234,000 for Businesses Ending Slavery & Trafficking (B.E.S.T), Real Escape from the Sex Trade (R.E.S.T) and The Whatcom Dream. 

Congrats to Golf Champions:

- Gross: Dawson Construction (Trailblazer Sam Adkins). Score 56

- Net: VSH / US Bank (Trailblazer Jordan Babineaux), Score 46

See all Results on the Results Page. 

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 2021, 2022 and 2023 Birch Golf Classic benefit recipient organizations: Businesses Ending Slavery & Trafficking (B.E.S.T), Real Escape from the Sex Trade (R.E.S.T) and The Whatcom Dream. The tournament shines a light on the incredible work they are doing along the I-5 corridor. 

Prizes + Trailblazers

What Team raise in funds is how we are supporting the organizations and also puts Teams 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 Teams are vying for.

Highlights from the 2022 BGC:

Together we earned $234,000 for B.E.S.T, R.E.S.T & The Whatcom Dream, thanks to you!

Congratulations to the 2022 Birch Golf Classic Champions!

  • 1st Place Net: VSH / US Bank (Trailblazer Jordan Babineaux), Score 46
  • 1st Place Gross: Dawson Construction (Trailblazer Sam Adkins), Score 56

Check out all of the 2022 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 next year’s tournament.

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