The Catholic Charities Annual 'Play With A Purpose' Golf Tournament


To all who participated at this year's tournament, your generosity paid off!
Through your support, we raised



to continue suporting the many critical programs that Catholic Charities provides
to 54,000 individuals and families in Santa Clara County.

On June 9, 2016 nearly 200 golfers, donors, sponsors, volunteers and committee members gathered at the beautiful Cinnabar Hills Golf Club, where critical funds were raised to support the many programs and services Catholic Charities provides to over 54,000 individuals and families living in poverty right here in Santa Clara County.

Through their generosity, we are helping to alleviate, reduce, and prevent poverty, right here in Santa Clara County!


Click here to view photos of our 2016 event.


A Storied Tradition

Every Spring for 31 years, golfers from all parts of the Valley have been gathering for one of the largest charity golf events in Northern California.  The Catholic Charities golf tournament features exhilarating play with a field of 216 golfers, a gourmet lunch, lively hosted post-tournament happy hour,  fabulous sit down dinner, exciting silent and live auction and awards ceremony. Become part of the tradition that has raised millions of dollars to support the Catholic Charities community based programs that fight the cycle of poverty right here in Santa Clara County.


The Course

Peacefully tucked in and around the hills, a short drive south of fast-paced Silicon Valley, Cinnabar Hills Golf Club blends championship-caliber golf with spectacular views was designed by award-winning architect John Harbottle III. Each hole has been crafted to maintain the natural slope of the area and to protect the wildlife residing here. Hundreds of old oaks were incorporated into the layout and seedlings from those oaks were nurtured and planted to further enhance the landscape. Inspiring the golf club's logo, red-tail hawks can be seen flying over the course or even perched in a tree. Named for the rich, red ore mined here during the 1800's, Cinnabar Hills offers golfers three distinct nines: the Canyon, the Lake and the Mountain. 

Canyon Course
3,238 yard
Lake Course
3,403 yards
Mountain Course
3,450 yards


Cinnabar Hills is routinely ranked among the top 10 golf courses in Northern California. It has a majestic mountain location close to The Peninsula.  Cinnabar Hills offers one of the finest clubhouses and most comfortable restaurants around.

Besides offering stunning views from several holes, Cinnabar Hills is challenging to the experienced golfer. One of Cinnabar Hills' unique and impressive amenities is the Brandenburg Historical Golf Museum, the only one of its kind in the Western United States.


The Beneficiaries

The funds raised at the annual golf tournament help support over 40 programs Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County provides to over 54,000 individuals and families of all cultures and beliefs struggling to overcome poverty.  These programs help move people from poverty to self-sufficiency by providing housing, education, employment, and older adult and behavioral health services for the poor and marginalized here in our community.


Interested in participating?
Please contact 
Myra Kaelin at
or call (408) 325-5250.