David J. Machado Memorial Golf Tournament

Presenting Sponsor:

Now in it's fifth year, Take a Swing FORE ALS - the David Machado Memorial Golf Tournament - hosted at Fall River Country Club honors the life and legacy of life-long golfer David Machado, who passed away in 2018 from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) also known as Lou Gehrig's disease.

All proceeds from the event will be donated to ALS Therapy Development Institute, a non-profit biotech working to discover and develop effective treatments for ALS.

event details

the format

Golfers will tee off at 12pm in a shotgun format.

Lunch and registration begin at 11am.

the fun

Closest to the pin, straightest drive and longest drive are complimentary, with prizes for men’s and women’s winners.

After the round, golfers and dinner guests are invited to a buffet dinner with live music, a raffle, silent auction, and prizes.

the course

We could only host the David J. Machado Memorial Golf Tournament at his favorite course, the Fall River Country Club. Established in 1895 and tucked away on a quiet and secluded parcel of land in the North End of Fall River, MA, FRCC is a classic New England golf course. Situated along the banks of the Taunton River, FRCC features water views on 15 of 18 holes, along with beautiful vistas from the full-service Clubhouse. Regardless of skill level, your golf experience is certain to be both memorable and enjoyable!




Enjoy cocktail hour overlooking the Taunton river beginning at 4:30pm. Buffet dinner will be served at 5pm.



Kids are welcome & kids meals are $10.



hole in one presenting sponsor


Includes 2 foursomes, 5 tee signs, social media & website recognition, corporate banner prominently displayed at registration & dinner reception and option for table at registration

eagle sponsor


This sponsorship includes 1 foursome and choice of corporate logo prominently displayed on golf carts, scorecards, flags & cups, or at the hole-in-one contest.

birdie sponsor


Logo prominently displayed at location selected:

Clubhouse Lunch - burger bar open during registration

On course snack bar - hot dogs on the 7th hole

Beverage Cart - plenty of cold ones at the 14th tee

On Course Contests - straightest drive, longest drive, closest to the pin, or putting

Late Night Treats - pizza & cookies served after dinner

Musician - Jay Dias joins us after golf for a night of music

par sponsor


Tee sign with corporate logo or sponsor name

Mailing Address

673 Pearse Rd Swansea, MA 02777

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Thank you to our sponsors:

Hole in one presenting sponsor

Eagle sponsors