2024 SVE Open

Registration Now Open
for the 10th Annual SVE Open!

Sunday, July 14, 2024

7:00 a.m.
On Site Registration

8:30 a.m.
Shot Gun Start

The Club
at Shepard Hills

17 Chemung Street
Waverly, NY

The SVE Open is a community golf tournament whose purpose is to raise scholarship funds for students in the Spencer Van Etten Central School District. Thanks to the tremendous generosity and continued support from our players, sponsors and donors, this event has raised over $50,000 in scholarship funds.  To date, we have proudly awarded scholarships to 34 seniors pursuing college, university, and technical school education.

Each Year, the SVE Open is played on the 2nd Sunday in July. Our 2024 location is The Club at Shephard Hills in Waverly, NY.


Tournament Format

The tournament is a Captain and Crew format with the following schedule and highlights:

  • 7:00 AM On-Site Registration
  • 8:30 AM Shot Gun Start
    • Skins Game & Winning Team Prizes
    • Longest Drive -Men and Women
    • Closest to the Pin – Men and Women
    • 50/50 Raffle & Auction
    • After golf cook-out, and much more!
SVE Open Co-Signature Sponsors

SVE Open Co-Signature Sponsors

Vergason Technology, Inc. and Donohue Halverson Plumbing, Heating & Cooling have joined forces this year as Co-Signature Sponsors for our 10th Annual SVE Golf Open.

Led by Gary Vergason ’72, CEO & Founder, VTI has shown its strong support as a signature sponsor for the SVE Open from its initial launch in 2014 to today – that makes ten years running!  Joining Gary from the next generation is his son Aaron Vergason, who leads the team at Donohue-Halverson. Our gratitude goes out to Vergason Technology, Inc. and Donohue-Halverson for stepping up together to support this important scholarship event.

Sponsors provide critical funds that allow SVEAA to support our graduating seniors through annual scholarship awards.

We extend a special thanks to the many other local and corporate businesses, SVE Alumni class groups and community members whose generosity makes our scholarship program possible.

SVE Open Host

The Spencer Van Etten Alumni Association has been honored to host the SVE Open since 2014. Our players return year after year to support this important scholarship fund-raiser. Although this is an event open to all, we especially love to have our SVE Alumni join in with a team of friends, neighbors, classmates or colleagues.

Please mark your calendars for Sunday, July 14, 2024 and join us for this fun-filled tradition!


Join in the fun as a volunteer! We’d love to have your help at this event. Contact us today at info@svealumni.org. You can also show your support by making a donation to the SVEAA scholarship fund. The generosity of our alumni, scholarship partners, and event sponsors makes our scholarship program possible. Checks may be sent to SVE Alumni Association, P.O. Box 216, Spencer, NY 14883; online donations can be made here.