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Russ Douglas Phoenix Golf Classic 2024

Join us for a day on the course or support us in other ways at our biggest event of the year!

Get ready to tee off for a day filled with sunshine, friendly competition, and the unmistakable thrill of a perfectly executed swing! We are thrilled to invite you to our most anticipated event of the year — the Russ Douglas Phoenix Golf Classic 2024!

Whether you're a seasoned pro or starting to discover the joy of golf, this tournament promises an unforgettable experience for players of all skill levels with our scramble format. We hope you can join us for a day on the course or from the comfort of your own home. There are so many ways to participate!

Tournament Information: 

Monday, June 10, 2024
River Oaks Golf Course
Cottage Grove, Minnesota


11 am: Registration Opens
*Don't forget to grab your boxed lunch & bid in our silent auction before heading out on the course!
12:30 pm: Shotgun Start
5:00 pm: Social Hour, Live Auction & Winners Announced

*We are bringing back the Silent Auction for the first time since 2019! OUR SILENT AUCTION IS NOW OPEN! Please visit the website below or scan the QR to view and bid on the items. 


To place a bid, scan the QR Code here or visit the website below. Click on the item you'd like to bid on and enter the bid amount. You can bid one-time or enter in a max bid. You will be notified via email or text message if you are outbid, depending on your preferences entered when bidding.

*The silent auction will close at around 6-6:30 pm on Monday, June 10, 2024. No additional bids will be accepted after that time. Please note time could fluctuate based on weather, play of golf, etc., so please check the Silent Auction page that day for more information. 

Once the auction closes, you will be notified if you've won. You can even make your payment right on your phone! *If you'd prefer to bid or pay for your item offline, you may do so; please talk to our friendly volunteers in the Silent Auction room. Items may be picked up at the event or scheduled for pickup. 

Golf registration is now closed, but you can still join us for the dinner and live auction. It’s $30 to attend. Please call 651-294-7964 or email if you are interested in attending.

All the proceeds from this event will go back to our Close the Gap campaign—providing our employees with the wages and benefits they deserve! Direct Support Professionals are at the heart of carrying out our mission each and every day. We sincerely appreciate you supporting us and this campaign! Please visit our website for more info on this campaign.

Questions or Want to Join Us? Please contact Jackie Larson at 651-294-7964 or via email at

Ways to Get Involved:

1.) Become a Sponsor! This event wouldn’t be possible without the support of our generous sponsors! Learn more about sponsorship opportunities here.

2.) Make a Donation! Fill out the Donation Form OR Visit our Donation Page to make your donation today! Any donation is greatly appreciated!

3.) Register to Golf
If you are a golfer, please consider hitting the greens all for a good cause! Our tournament is a scramble format, making it an enjoyable event for even the most novice golfer. Golf registration is now closed, but you can still join us for the dinner and live auction. It’s $30 to attend. Please call 651-294-7964 or if you are interested in this.

4.) Donate or Participate in Our Silent Auction
We are bringing back our Silent Auction! Donate gift cards, tickets, memorabilia, lessons or classes, gift baskets, movie tickets, weekend stay at a cabin or resort, flight for a vacation, an outdoor adventure, etc.! The possibilities are endless! See above for all the details on bidding in the Silent Auction.

5.) Donate Wine or Craft Beer
Help us stock our Wine & Craft Beer Wall! Wine donations must be worth at least $20 per bottle or donate a 4- or 6-pack of your favorite craft beer.

6.) Buy or Sell Raffle Tickets
Enter for a chance to WIN UP TO $500 CASH! Please contact Jackie Larson at 651-294-7964 or to do so. Don’t need to be present to win, so share with your friends and family!

7.) Volunteer at the Event
Our volunteers are what make the event run so smoothly! We couldn't do this without them! If you want to help, please contact Laura Linnemeyer at 651-294-7962 or

Thank you for your support!! We look forward to seeing you on the course!