Contact: Chris Vito - Assistant Sports Infrmation Director - (218)281-8445
(Crookston, Minn.)- The University of Minnesota, Crookston Teambackers held their 2nd annual Highway 2 Classic Golf Tournament on Thursday, July 23. Participants played nine holes at the Fosston Golf Club and nine holes at Oak Lake Golf Course in Erskine, Minn. 45 golfers participated in the 18-hole scramble which raised money to support student-athlete scholarships at the University of Minnesota, Crookston.
"The UMC Teambackers would like to thank tournament hosts Fosston Golf Club and Oak Lake Golf Course and tournament sponsor Duffer's Sports Bar and Grill of Erskine as well as all of the golfers that participated for making the 2nd annual Highway 2 Golf Classic a successful event," says University of Minnesota, Crookston Director of Athletic Fundraising Bill Tyrrell.
"We would also like to thank club house sponsors Ness Café, LePier Oil, Fosston Dairy Queen, American Federal Bank of Fosston, Erskine Iron, the Erskine Echo, KKCQ radio station, Gold Cars Plus and Erskine Agency, Inc."
The tournament championship was captured by the team of Scott Sandberg, Paul Noyes, Karl Erickson, Daryl Halvorson and Todd Pearson.
To become a Teambacker, contact Bill Tyrrell at 218-281-8436 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information, visit the Golden Eagle Athletics Web site at www.goldeneaglesports.com.
The University of Minnesota, Crookston is a NCAA Division II Institution and a member of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC). The Golden Eagle Equestrian team is a member of the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA).
Photo Caption: (Left to Right) - Daryl Halvorson, Scott Sandburg, Karl Erickson, Todd Pearson, Paul Noyes