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20th annual golf tournament raises nearly $300,000 for research and education at CSHL

photo of golf course

Cold Spring Harbor, NY — On June 11th 180 golfers took to the greens on a beautiful day at Piping Rock Club for Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL)’s golf tournament.

Run by golf chairman, Eddie Chernoff, the event featured a morning and afternoon shotgun start and a live auction that raised over $40,000. The outing itself brought in almost $300,000.

At the awards dinner, Dr. Bruce Stillman, President and CEO of CSHL, introduced the event’s honoree, Paul Amoruso. Paul is the Managing Director of Oxford & Simpson Realty Services as well as a member of CSHL’s Corporate Advisory Board and a longtime supporter of the annual tournament. Paul is also on the advisory board of the Broad Hollow Bioscience Park, a trustee of Tomorrow’s Hope Foundation, the Tilles Center Energeia Partnership, The Nassau County Council of Economic Oversees and is the co-founder of the Commercial Industrial Brokers Society.

  • CSHL President and CEO Dr. Bruce Stillman with honoree Paul Amoruso

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Founded in 1890, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory has shaped contemporary biomedical research and education with programs in cancer, neuroscience, plant biology and quantitative biology. Home to eight Nobel Prize winners, the private, not-for-profit Laboratory employs 1,100 people including 600 scientists, students and technicians. The Meetings & Courses Program annually hosts more than 12,000 scientists. The Laboratory’s education arm also includes an academic publishing house, a graduate school and the DNA Learning Center with programs for middle and high school students and teachers. For more information, visit