University of Minnesota, Crookston Golden Eagles invite area golfers to a Texas Scramble on Thurday, June 23, 2011, in Hallock, Minnesota; Event Marks 10th annual Mark Olsonawski Scholarship Golf Tournament at Two River Golf Club

Support University of Minnesota, Crookston athletics while practicing your golf swing this summer at the 10th annual Mark Olsonawski Scholarship Golf Tournament held on Thursday, June 23, 2011, at the Two River Golf Club in Hallock, Minn.

The 18 hole, four person scramble will begin with registration at 9 a.m. and tee off at 10 a.m. There will be a $40 entry fee per person and will be limited to the first 90 golfers. Please join us in this scholarship fund-raising event and enjoy the company of UMC alumni, friends, staff, and others from Hallock and the surrounding area.

The UMC Teambackers Club is happy to promote this Golf Trounament in Hallock to benefit the Mark Olsonawski Endowed Scholarship established at University of Minnesota, Crookston. The UMC Teambackers recognize his contribution to athletics while a student-athlete. All net proceeds of the tournament go to the scholarship fund.

If you are interested in participating in the tournament, please contact Bill Tyrrell at 701-740-5278 (btyrrell@umn.edu).

Today the University of Minnesota, Crookston delivers 26 bachelor's degree programs, 18 minors, and nearly 40 concentrations, including seven online degrees, in the areas of agriculture and natural resources; business; liberal arts and education; and math, science and technology.  With an enrollment of 1,450 undergraduates from more than 25 countries and 40 states, the Crookston campus offers a supportive, close-knit atmosphere that leads to a prestigious University of Minnesota degree.  "Small Campus. Big Degree."  To learn more, visit www.umcrookston.edu.

Contact: Bill Tyrrell, director, athletic fundraising, 218-281-8436 (btyrrell@umn.edu); Elizabeth Tollefson, assistant director of communications, 218-281-8432 (ltollefs@umn.edu)

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