Del Mar Country Club to host golf tournament, gala dinner


The Del Mar Country Club and the Guiltinan Group will host a fundraiser to benefit the Naval Special Warfare (NSW) Family Foundation on Saturday, March 24, at the Del Mar Country Club. The day will begin with an optional game of golf beginning at 11:30 a.m. with a shotgun start and conclude with an Gala evening event of hors d’ oeuvres, cocktails and a sit down dinner prepared by the award-winning chefs at the Del Mar Country Club. The evening will include bidding on live silent auction items, including one of a kind items and unique experiences. Most importantly, the evening festivities will go to support the NSW Family Foundation, which supports individual and family readiness through an array of programs specifically targeted to assist Naval Special Warfare Community in maintaining a resilient, sustainable and ready force.

The event, hosted by T. Boone and Madeleine Pickens, will feature a number of special guests, including actors from the blockbuster movie “Act of Valor,” Marcus Lutrell, author of the New York Times best-seller “Lone Survivor — An Eyewitness Account of Operation Redwing and the Lost Heroes of SEAL Team 10,” Congressman Brian Bilbray, University of San Diego Monsignor Daniel Dillabough, and others.

The NSW Family Foundation Golf Tournament will begin with registration at 10 a.m., with opening ceremony at 11 a.m. and a shotgun start at 11:30 a.m. The tournament is priced at $1,000 per person which include golf for one and dinner for two. The Evening Gala will begin at 5:30 p.m. with cocktail reception, following by dinner at 6:30 p.m. with the Live Auction following at 7:30 p.m. The Gala is priced at $500 per person, and is cocktail attire — jacket required. There are also corporate sponsorships available for the golf tournament and Gala Dinner. To RSVP for the event or inquire about sponsorship opportunities, contact Mari Stuart at 760-212-5635 or For more information on the NSW Family Foundation, visit