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Monday, September 23, 2024, 10:30 AM 7:00 PM

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Lakewood Country Club 13901 Glen Mill Road
Rockville, Maryland 20850

Breath of Life Capital Area Golf Classic and Pickleball Tournament

For 27 years, National Jewish Health has held an annual golf tournament in the D.C. metro area. Since the Golf Classic’s inception, players and friends have raised more than $1 million to support life-saving research and treatment of respiratory, cardiac, immune and related diseases.


Bobby Gordon

Honorary Chairs
Ron Bubes
Scheffres Laundry Service

Michael Scheffres
Scheffres Laundry Service

*Member, National Jewish Health Council of National Trustees



Join us for a fun filled day of golf, pickleball, food, drinks, contests and more.

10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

  • Golf Registration
  • Lunch for Golfers
  • Driving Range Open


  • Shotgun Start

Noon - 1 p.m.

  • Pickleball Registration
  • Lunch for Pickleball players

1 - 2 p.m.

  • Pickleball clinic

2 - 4 p.m.

  • Pickleball Tournament

5 - 7:30 p.m.

  • Cocktail Reception, Awards Ceremony & Heavy Hors d’Oeuvers



National Jewish Health
National Jewish Health is the place in the United States where patients with the most difficult cases of lung, heart, immune and related diseases seek life-changing care. Learn more.


Tournament Prizes

Best Score
    -  Scramble
    -  Pickleball

Hole-In-One: $10,000 Prize

three male golfers

Don and Gary Silversmith

women golfers with Dale Shuble