The 18-hole, 6-person scramble features an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start and is sponsored by the Southeastern Foundation as the major scholarship fundraiser of the year.
Tournament co-chairs this year are Larry and Judy Dyson. Larry is owner of Dyson Motors and a strong supporter of Southeastern and Bryan County athletics.
Entry fee is $125 per player and includes green fee, cart, food and drinks, registration gift including a SE logo jacket, and chances for hole-in-one prizes.
Prizes will be awarded to first, second and third-place teams.
There will be prizes for closest-to-the-pin and longest drive for both men and women. Winning teams will have names added to the President’s Cup Trophy.
There will be a continental breakfast and lunch, with dinner served during the awards ceremony (approximately 2-3 p.m.).
Registration begins and the practice range will be open at 7:30 a.m. with the continental breakfast at 8 a.m.
The 2007 Golf Classic was the biggest and best to date, grossing more than $64,500, which moved five different scholarships closer to the endowment level.
There are seven sponsorship levels available, starting with the Platinum Sponsorship at $3,500. This includes two teams of six players. Other sponsorship levels: Gold, $2,500, one team of six players; Silver, $2,000, one team of six players; Bronze, $1,500, one team of six players; Team Sponsorship, $1,000, one team of six players; Tournament Sponsor, $500, one regular registration; and Hole Sponsorship, $100.
Mulligans are available at $10 each, with a limit of two per player. Entries are already coming in for the Golf Classic, which has become one of the major events in the state. For more information, call Jana at 580-745-2442 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Checks should be made payable to the Southeastern Foundation Presidential Golf Classic, 1405 N.4th Avenue, PMB 4187, Durant, OK 74701-0609.