Tuesday morning, the Capitals announced that they will host their second annual TopGolf charity event, Wish Upon a Par on February 7 at TopGolf Loudoun.
You can now bid to play with one of eighteen different Caps players, who will spend the day eating and golfing with you and four of your closest friends. You’ll get unlimited food, beer, and wine, an event t-shirt, and the players will sign autographs and take photos. Head coach Barry Trotz along with NBC Sports Washington commentators Craig Laughlin and Joe Beninati are also participating in the event.
If you want to donate to Make-A-Wish and spend a day golfing at a beautiful facility, general admission tickets are now on sale which include food, two and a half hours of golfing, a silent auction, and the chance to win various prizes. VIP tickets are also available which include a pre-event meet and greet with the Capitals. All proceeds support the Make-A-Wish Foundation Mid-Atlantic.
Last year’s event, held on a gorgeous 70 degree February day, was a rousing success while groups golfed with eight different pairs of Caps players. Many of the players were having such a great time, they stayed well beyond the two and a half hours.
Here is the full list of Caps participating:
Bidding for the individual golf sessions with players start at $600, but if you divide that by five it’s only $120 per person, which is a fantastic price for an opportunity like this. Bidding will be open until January 26.
The afternoon event, which is coordinated by Brooks and Erin Orpik, joins the team’s other charitable events, such as Capitals Casino Night, Courage Caps, Better Halves Gift Baskets, and various auctions.
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Select Capitals players and their significant others will host the second-consecutive “Wish Upon A Par,” on Wednesday, Feb. 7, at Top Golf Loudoun in Ashburn, Va. Coordinated by Brooks and Erin Orpik, the event offers fans the chance to bid to spend time with a favorite player or purchase tickets to attend, with all proceeds benefiting Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic. The auction and tickets are currently available at www.WishUponAPar.org. Participants do not have to be experienced golfers to partake in the event.
Capitals fans will be able to enjoy golf and gaming with players including Nicklas Backstrom, Jay Beagle, Madison Bowey, Andre Burakovsky, John Carlson, Alex Chiasson, Taylor Chorney, Brett Connolly, Christian Djoos, Lars Eller, Phillip Grubauer, Brooks Orpik, T.J. Oshie, Matt Niskanen, Devante Smith-Pelly, Chandler Stephenson, Tom Wilson and Jakub Vrana, as well as head coach Barry Trotz.
General and VIP ticket packages are available, featuring two and a half hours of play, food, access to a silent auction and additional activities. The VIP package also includes access to a pre-event meet and greet with players.
In addition, fans can bid on the opportunity to play a round of Topgolf with select Capitals players, featuring one Topgolf game with the winner, four guests and a Capitals player. The package also includes unlimited food with beer and wine, access to the silent auction and more.
The auction to play with your favorite Caps player is open to the public until January 26, 2018 and tickets are available until Feb. 2, 2018. Fans who are unable to attend will also be able to bid on the silent auction items online from Feb. 2 -7.
For more information and to bid or purchase tickets visit www.WishUponAPar.org.
Headline photo: Cara Bahniuk
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