Children's Aid Golf Classic

25th Annual Golf Classic: Auction Preview

Live and Silent Auction Preview

The Children’s Aid Golf Classic features spirited live and silent auctions that help raise critical funds for the comprehensive supports we provide to youth and their families in targeted high-needs New York City neighborhoods. Our auctions offer a range of prizes that include something for everyone: golf outings at well-known courses and clubs, dining at local restaurants, arts and culture experiences, selections of premium spirits and delectable treats, and more.

Below is a sampling of our exciting lots that will be up for auction at our 25th Annual Golf Classic on Monday, May 6. Please note that auction lot items and details are subject to change without notice.

Conquer the 18-Hole Course at Galloway National Golf Club

Galloway Golf Course

“Galloway is one of my best ever.”

– Tom Fazio, architect

Play a round of golf at the world-class, 18-hole championship course at Galloway National Golf Club in Galloway, NJ. Designed for the serious golfer by world-renowned architect Tom Fazio, Galloway National features small greens atop plateaus, strategic sloping terrain, and large sand waste areas to create a challenging course. The eastern flank of the course is also bordered by a tidal marsh that leads to the Atlantic and gives golfers a view of Atlantic City. Be the winner of this foursome and you and three friends will enjoy the beauty, charm, and challenge of this exclusive course. Golf carts are included. Caddies and food/beverage are not included. Dates are subject to availability and must be mutually agreed upon.

Donated by Nicholas De Martini  Expiration: May 1, 2025

Hit the Greens at Somerset Hills Country Club

Somerset Hills Golf Course

Here’s your chance to play on a A.W. Tillinghast-designed course that has been consistently ranked as one of the top 100 courses in the country. The beautiful Somerset Hills Country Club in Bernardsville, NJ has proudly hosted several national and international events and remains a popular course among its members. The unique course flows around flat and open terrain for the first nine holes and goes across hilly and dense woodland for the last nine. Win this auction lot and you and two friends will join your host, Graham Hone, for a rousing round of golf on this historic course. Must be booked on a mutually agreed day Tuesday through Thursday.

Donated by Graham Hone  Expiration: May 6, 2025

Return for a Round of Golf at Baltusrol Golf Club

Baltusrol Golf Course

I shall always count Baltusrol among my favorite courses – it is certainly one of the finest in the world.

– Jack Nicklaus, six-time Masters champion

Win this lot and you and two guests will join your Golf Classic host and Baltusrol member, Jon Harrington, for 18 holes at the iconic and “course beautiful” Baltusrol Golf Club. Home of 17 major championships, Baltusrol was named a National Historic Landmark in 2014, and is consistently ranked in the Top 100 Courses in America by Golf Digest, Golfweek, and Golf Magazine. This package comes complete with lunch, refreshments, and caddie tips. Must be scheduled at least four weeks in advance and mutually agreed upon.

Donated by Jon and Janet Harrington  Must be redeemed within 2024 or 2025 golf season

Master the Challenging Saucon Valley Country Club Greens

Saucon Valley Country Club

You and three guests will enjoy a round of golf on the course of your choice at the picturesque Saucon Valley Country Club. Nestled in Pennsylvania's Lehigh Valley, the club boasts a prestigious golfing experience that includes three championship 18-hole courses designed by the most renowned course architects in the sport. Consistently listed in top 100 rankings for the country and the world by GOLF Magazine and Golf Digest, this is the perfect place where golfers of all skill levels can find their challenge. Lunch and caddies are included.

Donated by Jim Patterson  Expiration: TBD

Escape to Fenway Golf Club’s Greens

Fenway Golf Club

You and two guests will join your host, Bruce Beck, and tee off at one of the preeminent golf clubs in Westchester, NY on a course designed by A.W. Tillinghast, one of America’s greatest architects. With sloping greens, deep traps, and deceptively difficult landing areas, this course is exceptional and will challenge golfers of every level. This course is routinely ranked amongst the 100 Greatest Classical Courses in the U.S. by GolfWeek Magazine; you won’t want to miss this opportunity to play. This package includes lunch and drinks following play. Caddie tips and carts not included.

Donated by Bruce Beck  Expiration: May 6, 2025

Watch the Tennis Greats Courtside at the 2024 US Open

2024 U.S. Open

Win four courtside tickets to your choice of the day or evening session on Opening Day of the 2024 US Open on Monday, August 26. Seats are located behind the baseline and players at Arthur Ashe Stadium. Tickets entitle the winner to two matches featuring top-seed players at Arthur Ashe as well as general admission to all other courts and grounds. If winner chooses day session tickets, winner does not gain entry to evening session and festivities at Arthur Ashe, though the winner can still access other courts at that time.

Donated by Russel Hamilton  Only redeemable on August 26, 2024

Tee Up at the Historic Tuxedo Club

Tuxedo Club

You and three guests can tee off at the historic Tuxedo Club, which has deep roots in American golf history and is known for having hosted the country's first interclub match in the summer of 1894. You’ll enjoy a challenging and scenic 18 holes on this Tuxedo Park, NY course designed by architect Robert Trent Jones. It features Summit Brook, which runs between a number of ponds that will contend with approach shots and make play more exciting. And, to complete this package, you’ll enjoy lunch after play. Includes carts, forecaddie, taxes, and gratuity.

Donated by Suzanne Waltman and Martin Friedman  Expiration: May 6, 2025

Enjoy a Scenic Round of Golf at Fairmount Country Club

Fairmount Country Club

You and two friends will join Host Committee member Mark Allen for a day of golf, lunch, and/or cocktails at Fairmount Country Club. Not far from Chatham, NJ, Fairmount features an 18-hole par 72 golf course with terrific views and challenging play for golfers at every skill level. Well-groomed fairways and greens keep this course difficult yet friendly, and the staff can offer tips and tricks for playing your best round. Date must be mutually agreed upon.

Donated by W. Mark Allen  Expiration: May 6, 2025

A Night at the Metropolitan Opera

The Met

Take in an evening of musical refinement at the world-class Metropolitan Opera with two Orchestra-level seats. See a performance of your choice during the 2024-2025 opera season, which includes Aida, La Bohème, The Magic Flute, Fidelio, Rigoletto, The Magic Flute, Moby-Dick, and more. Cannot be redeemed for a performance that is designated as a special event, and the date must be mutually agreed upon between donor and winner.

Donated by Russel Hamilton  |  Must be redeemed during 2024-2025 opera season

Hit the Links at Black Oak Golf Club

Black Oak Golf Club

You and two guests will join Host Committee member Brad Gruby for a round of golf at Black Oak Golf Club’s championship course, the only course in New Jersey with Audubon Silver Signature status. Black Oak is a place where golf and nature truly combine, providing players with picturesque views as the course blends with the natural landscape. Greens fees, cart fees, and lunch are included. Date must be mutually agreed upon.

Donated by Brad Gruby  Expiration: May 6, 2025

Unleash Your Inner Pro at Suburban Golf Club

Suburban Golf Club

Founded in 1896, the beautiful Suburban Golf Club in Union, NJ was designed by famed golf course architect A. W. Tillinghast in 1922. The course features 6,426 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 71 and has proudly hosted a number of tournaments including the New Jersey PGA Championship and New Jersey Senior Open. You and three friends will enjoy a rousing round of golf on this historic course. Golf carts included. Must be booked on a mutually agreed day Tuesday through Friday. Must be before 12 p.m. on Fridays.

Donated by Mutual of Omaha | Expiration: TBD

Thank you to our generous in-kind sponsors for their valued support of
Children’s Aid and our 25th Annual Golf Classic:

Scott Alfieri
W. Mark Allen
Bruce Beck
Brooklyn Boulders
Cameron Mitchell Restaurants
City Winery
COTE Korean Steakhouse
Doherty Enterprises
Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom 
Nicholas De Martini
GiGi New York 
Brad Gruby
Russel Hamilton
Jon and Janet Harrington
Graham Hone
Mutual of Omaha
New York Football Giants
Jill and Brian Olson
Jim Patterson
Pound Ridge Golf Club 
Lauren Razook Roth and John Roth
Total Wine & More
Kelly Mahon Tullier
Suzanne Waltman and Martin Friedman

Listing as of March 11, 2024.


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