Annual John F Devlin Jr Memorial Boy Scout Golf Classic


Aug 21, 2023



Cedar Lake Club Clayville, NY
382 Rider Rd
Clayville, NY 13322


The Leatherstocking Council, BSA, will host its 24rd consecutive annual Golf Classic at The Cedar Lake Club in Clayville, NY on Monday, August 21, 2023. Since 2018, this event has been presented by Utica First Insurance Company. Other sponsors include, but are not limited to New York Sash; Harold “Tom” Clark and Mac-Clark Restaurants; Community Trust Services; The Earl Savery Group at Baird;  NYE Automotive Group; Mastrovito Hyundai of Yorkville, NY; Indium Corporation and Ross and Julie Berntson; IBEW/NECA Local 43; First Source Federal Credit Union; Adirondack Financial Services; Total Solutions; Meyda Lighting; Sodexo; Erie Materials; Spectrum News; Horizon CFO; and Compson & Pimpinella - Estate Planning & Elder Law; SODEXO; The Brewster Inn of Cazenovia, NY; March Associates, Architects & Planners, PC; Getnick Livingston Atkinson & Priore, LLP; Northwestern Mutual Insurance Co; Northland Communications; and Prolifiq Sign Studio. Players raise approximately $35,000 each year for character development programs and leadership skills training in Delaware, Hamilton, Herkimer, Lewis, Madison, Oneida, Otsego and Schoharie counties.

After our first-ever sold-out event last year, we will limiting the number of foursomes to 30 again this year, with priority going to our $1,200+ sponsors. Lunch, Dinner, beverage, cart and scoreboard sponsors receive two 10’ flags and two foursomes, along with social media posts and prominent placement in our annual full-page recognition ads in the Utica Observer Dispatch and Rome Daily Sentinel.

Registration and lunch begin at 11:00 AM with a shotgun start, after the Pledge of Allegiance, at 12:00Noon. Dinner, closing ceremony, silent auction, and live auction at approximately 4:00 PM. A delicious lunch and plenty of beverages will be available on the course and dinner will be available at the club or in take-out containers for those who cannot stay after they finish playing. Winners of silent auction items including new irons, a flatscreen television, a handmade Adirondack chair, and table, etc., will be selected at 3:00 PM and posted so that items may once again be taken upon completion of play.

New to the auction last year, is a beautiful three-bedroom ski-in/ski-out condo at Gore Mountain, donated by Scot & Jill Hayes of New York Sash: our one live auction item. We will also be selecting one player to try to win the $15,000 Mac-Clark Restaurants Putting Contest, officiated by a couple of men’s hockey players from Utica College.

This is a Captain & Crew format with individual competitions for putting, closest to the pin, and longest drive. Hole-in-one prizes also include round-trip airfare, clubs, and flat-screen television.

Several levels of participation are available for corporate partners ranging from $250 to $5,000 including Scoreboard Sponsor, Cart Sponsor, Hole Sponsors, and Tee Sponsors. Benefits of corporate sponsorship may also include acknowledgments in the Leatherstocking Council’s weekly eNewsletter, quarterly print newsletter, social media, annual report, etc.

For sponsorship information or to register for the golf event, please contact James Hastie at (315) 735-4437, ext. 223 or

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John Devlin Jr Memorial BSA Gold Classic Brochure Download