Dr. Hugh Greenway Courtesy
In 1968, Scripps Clinic launched a dinner and golf tournament that raised $5,700 to support groundbreaking medical research.
Last year, the event raised nearly $1.2 million.
Organizers hope to do at least as well with their upcoming 50th Annual Invitational Golf Tournament and Dinner.
“I think from our standpoint, this is our premier fundraising event of the year,” said Dr. Gary Williams, a Carmel Valley resident who is vice co-chairman of the organizing effort. “We spend an entire year getting ready for these. Anybody who comes has a great experience.”
The dinner, including cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and a live...