CU Big Maroon Club Classic to be April 25

By Christina Miller, student news writer

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – Scramble up some friends and get ready for Campbellsville University’s The Big Maroon Club Golf Classic on Saturday, April 25, at the Campbellsville Country Club.

The Big Maroon Club is an organization that supports Campbellsville University Athletics.

This year’s format for will be a four-person scramble. This format comprises of one round of golf with groups competing for the lowest score. After everyone hits a tee shot, the “Captain’s Choice” of the next shot puts all members hitting from the same spot.

Teams will be handicapped and awards will be presented to the top two net scores and the top two gross scores.

Individual entry costs $100 and each individual will receive green fee and cart rental, a Campbellsville University logo cap, golf balls, tees, a $50 tax deduction and Big Maroon Club membership for the 2009-2010 year.

Course prizes include closest to pin, straight drive and hole in one. The winner of the hole in one will receive $10,000 cash and new Buick.

Hole sponsorships are available for $300 and that amount is tax deductible. This includes a tee sign for each hole sponsored and Big Maroon Club membership for the 2009-2010 year.

The registration deadline is Friday, April 17.

On the day of the scramble, Saturday, April 25, registration begins at 8 a.m. The shotgun start begins at 8:30 a.m.

After teams are finished playing, lunch will be provided and awards will be presented.

Campbellsville University has 21 NAIA Division I Teams that are offered to student-athletes.

Campbellsville University is a private, comprehensive institution located in South Central Kentucky. Founded in 1906, Campbellsville University is affiliated with the Kentucky Baptist Convention and has an enrollment of 2,601 students who represent 93 Kentucky counties, 27 states and 31 foreign nations. Listed in U.S.News & World Report’s 2009 “America’s Best Colleges,” CU is ranked 22nd in “Best Baccalaureate Colleges” in the South for the second consecutive year. CU has been ranked 16 consecutive years with U.S.News & World Report. The university has also been named to America’s Best Christian Colleges®. Campbellsville University is located 82 miles southwest of Lexington, Ky., and 80 miles southeast of Louisville, Ky. Dr. Michael V. Carter is in his tenth year as president.

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