Cystic Fibrosis Golf Outing Scheduled August 23


Published on July 18 2014 2:49 am
Last Updated on July 18 2014 2:49 am
Written by Millie Lange

The Eighth Annual Cystic Fibrosis Golf Outing at Cardinal Golf Course has been scheduled for Saturday, August 23.

The Lystila family including Dr. R.R. Lystila, Yvonne, Larry, Nancy, Lynn, Greg, Cheryl, David and Debi all grew up in Effingham. The disease took the life of Greg and Debi has had a double lung transplant in 1999 to help offset the disease. In past years the family raised money by organizing bicycle rides for six years, then started the golf outing.

Cost for entry is $75 which includes cart and green fees, food, beverages and music entertainment. The event begins at 1 p.m. with a shotgun start. Food and entertainment will follow featuring J. Christopher, known as "the world's most dangerous one man band."

Golfers will compete in foursomes. Other events include poker golf, split-the-pot, drive the green, basket bonanza and more. There are also sponsorships available including hole sponsors $75, golf cart $50, beverage cart $150, closest to pin (female) $100 , closest to pin (male) $100 and closest to pin (anybody) $100.

To enter, send the name of golfers along with a check to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and mail to Cheryl Jared at 11344 Thistlewood Lane, Effingham, IL 62401. If not able to attend, check out the website for donations:

If there are any questions, contact David Lystila (815-936-0612), Cheryl Jared (217-821-6827), Larry Lystila (217-821-8949) or Debi Linder (217-899-1927).