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Save the Date for the 2024 Birch Golf Classic!
Thursday, September 5th 
Bellingham Golf & Country Club 

Be a Part of the 2024 Birch Golf Classic 

Thursday, September 5th
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 2021, 2022 and 2023 Birch Golf Classic benefitted 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 helped shine a light on the incredible work they are doing along the I-5 corridor.  In total the BGC raised $754,785 for BEST, REST and the Whatcom Dream!

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 2023 BGC:

Together we earned $310,130 for B.E.S.T, R.E.S.T & The Whatcom Dream, thanks to you!

Congratulations to the 2023 Birch Golf Classic Champions!

  • 1st Place Net: 2 way tie with Dawson & BuyerMax Buds / Progressions, back 9 winner: BuyerMax Buds / Progressions (Trailblazer Jason King)! Score 46
  • 1st Place Gross: 3 way tie with Haskell, Ram and Saturna Capital. Back 9 winner: Saturna Capital (Trailblazer Kevin Stray)! Score 57

Check out all of the 2023 tournament contest winners, team scores & sponsors by clicking here.

Thank You for being the most incredible Sponsors, Teams and Trailblazers! 

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