Seventh Annual Dusty Golf Tournament Set Friday, Saturday at Casa Blanca

This weekend, golfers and non-golfers will have a chance to help local and area students realize their higher education dreams.

They'll be part of Texas A&M International University's Seventh Annual Dusty Golf Tournament benefiting student scholarships set for April 26-27 at Lake Casa Blanca Golf Course.

Format for the Tournament is a three-person scramble with two tee-off times, 7 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 27. On Friday, April 26, from 5-9:30 p.m., golfers, friends, event sponsors and organizers will enjoy a reception and silent auction as well as a variety of skill contests.

Scheduled are putting, chipping, sandbunker, wedge and approach shot contests. In addition to receiving a special golfing prize suitable for each contest, winners are entered into a drawing for one shot at a $1 million prize.

Among auction or prize items at Friday's reception are passes to the Byron Nelson Golf Tournament, two half-season Laredo Bucks tickets from Arena Ventures, original artworks and the chance for a $1,000,000 hole-in-one.

Entry fee is $150 per player. Team entry is $450. Entry fee includes golf cart and green fees, gift pack with golf shirt, cap and golfing accessories and breakfast, lunch and dinner at the Awards Banquet Saturday evening.

For more information, contact Silvia Jones at 326.2168 or email jones@tamiu.edu.


Journalists who need additional information or help with media requests and interviews should contact the Office of Public Affairs and Information Services at pais@tamiu.edu