Creative golf events, sand volleyball, GreatFIT games: Your guide to August events

Get ready for a huge month of ways to stay active — from unique golf events to sand volleyball and fitness competitions. You’ll save if you’re a GreatLIFE member, but you can participate either way.

Aug. 6: Willow Run couples golf scramble

It’s going to be a beautiful day for golf. Bring your spouse for this fun event that includes nine holes with a cart, range balls, dinner and prizes. Shotgun start is at 6 p.m., and it’s open to members and nonmembers.

Aug 14: Sand volleyball tournament

Bring your six-person team to Netbinders with games beginning at 8 a.m. You’re guaranteed at least four matches. It’s $150 per team, and it benefits the Bishop Dudley Hospitality House and the GreatLIFE PLAY Everything youth program. For information and registration, email

Aug. 14: Bakker Crossing Paradise/Misery four-person scramble

You’ve never played an event like this! The first nine holes at Bakker Crossing Golf Course will be set up to be as easy as possible. The back nine? Not so much. But your four-person team could come away with up to $750 with a win. Here’s all the info:

Aug. 15: Lonely Island at Willow Run

Take a mulligan. Every hole if you want. The only catch with this event is you must use the result of the mulligan! Here are the details:

Aug. 21: The GreatFIT Games

The GreatFIT Games are back! Last year’s inaugural GreatFIT Games were a great experience, and this year — co-hosted by CrossFit Sioux Falls — is shaping up to be even better.

The GreatFIT Games are a fitness competition designed to test your aerobic, calisthenic and Olympic lifting ability. This is accomplished through lifts such as cleans, snatches and dead lifts; body-weight movements such as pullups and pushups; and rows and runs for distance.

The GreatFIT Games will utilize a coed team format consisting of two individuals per team.

This event will be scored and will have Rx and Scaled divisions. The teams with the most points at the end of the four events will place first through third in each division and win a package of prizes, including cash. All events will be held Aug. 21 at the Harrisburg GreatLIFE, with the option to check in Friday night or Saturday morning before the first event.

For details, click here.





Creative golf events, sand volleyball, GreatFIT games: Your guide to August events

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