University of Minnesota, Crookston Teambacker Golf Classic on Saturday, July 16, 2011

Support University of Minnesota, Crookston athletics while practicing your golf swing this goldeneagle_logo.pngsummer at the UMC Teambacker Golf Classic on Saturday, July 16, 2011, at Minakwa Golf Club in Crookston.

The five person scramble will consist of 18 teams and will begin with registration at 10 a.m. and tee off at 11 a.m. There will be a $90 entry fee per person which will cover green fees, an entry gift, prizes, coffee, dinner, and a contribution to the UMC Scholarship program. The registration deadline is July 8 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, staff, and friends.

If you are interested in participating in the tournament, contact Bill Tyrrell at 701-740-5278 or

Today the University of Minnesota, Crookston delivers 29 bachelor's degrees, 18 minors, and more than 40 concentrations, including ten online degrees, in the areas of agriculture and natural resources; business; liberal arts and education; and math, science and technology.  With an enrollment of about 1,400 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

Contact: Bill Tyrrell, director, athletic fundraising, 218-281-8436 (; Elizabeth Tollefson, assistant director of communications, 218-281-8432 (