A golf tournament to support United Way set a record amount for money raised.

The 33rd annual People Helping People Golf Tournament on June 19 acquired $81,287 to support United Way of Denton County, according to a United Way of Denton County news release. To date, the tournament has raised more than $961,000 to support United Way of Denton County, the release stated.

Held at Denton Country Club in Argyle, People Helping People featured 136 golfers representing various Denton County companies and organizations.

“Today was a great day thanks to our local vehicle dealerships,” said Gary Henderson, president and CEO of United Way of Denton County, in the release. “We thank all of the sponsors, golfers and volunteers who survived the heat to make this our most successful golf tournament to date.”

Golfers filling the sold-out flight of 34 teams began the day with the second annual Cluster Putt on the putting green before heading out for the shotgun start, the release stated. The day ended at the Denton Country Club clubhouse for the 19th Hole Celebration, where participants enjoyed barbecue and tournament winners were announced.

Started in 1991 at the old University of North Texas Golf Course, the People Helping People Golf Tournament has continually garnered support from area vehicle dealerships and businesses.