The 14th Annual Energy Open Tours and Golf Tournament will be held on August 17th and 18th, 2017 in Colstrip, the “Energy Capital of Montana.”
Southeastern Montana Development Corporation (SEMDC) and Colstrip UNITED cordially invite the public to participate in this unique opportunity which “showcases the economic benefits of responsible energy development.” This is a great opportunity to tour unique energy facilities, network with energy leaders, decision makers, legislators and golf one of Montana’s most challenging public courses.
The Energy Open starts at 9:30 am on Thursday August 17th at Colstrip High School with registration and networking opportunities. Lunch will be served prior to the attendees departing on two different Tours. The two Tours will feature the Colstrip Power Plant Complex (coal fired power generation), the Boilermakers Training Center (workforce training), Rye Park and Castle Rock Lake (environmental and quality of life benefits) and the Western Energy Rosebud Coal Mine (mining, safety and award winning reclamation efforts). The first day will conclude with a dinner at the Wagon Wheelz Café / Moose Lodge.
On Friday August 18th, the Ponderosa Butte Golf Course in Colstrip will host the Energy Open 18 Hole Golf Tournament with lots of prizes, a shot at the “Coal Cup” Corporate Trophy and the $20,000 Hole-In-One prize. The golf teams will be treated to a breakfast prior to the tee time of 10:00 am. The day will conclude with a scholarship raffle and the tournament awards presentations.
The Energy Open is free to the public but prior registration is required. For more general information, please contact SEMDC at (406) 748-2990 or email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. Additional information is available at www.semdc.org.