Gearhart, September 25th, 2015. The 13th Annual Martin Hospitality Open drew 72 golfers to the Gearhart Golf Links. The event raised $13,000, adding to the more than $143,000 raised since the inception of the tournament. Mike Thayer, Kristy Thayer, Sarah Burton and Jim Caughlin enjoyed the event. All proceeds benefit the Martin Memorial Scholarship Fund which provides support for educational opportunities that Steve Martin supported at The Dalles High School, Seaside High School and Mt. Hood Community College.
The net proceeds from the 2015 Martin Open was donated to the newly established Catherine Bigelow Gullickson Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship will provide nursing students with four year scholarships and an endowment for nursing scholarships into perpetuity. Jeff and Catherine Gullickson have been longtime friends of the Martin Hospitality family.