DePrimo Memorial Golf Tournament set June 8

June 27th, 2015 1:23 am

First Posted: 5/2/2013

The Fifth Annual 1st Lt. Jeffrey DePrimo Memorial Golf Tournament is Saturday, June 8 at Wilkes-Barre Municipal Golf Club. Check-in is slated for 12:30 p.m. with a 1:30 p.m. shotgun start. The cost is $75 per golfer, with a four-person captain and crew format. There will be a dinner and awards ceremony following golf. Registration deadline is June 1.

The event will feature player gifts, prizes and awards, longest drive, closest to the pin, circle of gold and much more.

For further information or sponsorship information, please call Ron Gitkos at 570-709-0916 or visit the website at To send in a donation, please send it to the 1st Lt. Jeffrey DePrimo Memorial Foundation, 401 Wyoming Ave., West Pittston, PA 18643.

DePrimo gave his life on May 20, 2008 defending our country in Afghanistan. Jeff’s family and friends, with the help of the Luzerne Foundation, started a memorial fund to donate to various charities in Jeff’s honor. Proceeds from the golf tournament go to that fund.