University of Minnesota, Crookston Hosts Highway 2 Classic Golf Tournament on Thursday, July 21, 2011, for Golden Eagle Athletic Scholarships

Support University of Minnesota, Crookston athletics while practicing your golf swing this summer at the Highway 2 Classic Golf Tournament on Thursday, July 21, 2011, at the Fosston Golf Course in Fosston, Minn., and the Oak Lake Golf Course in Erskine, Minn.  

The five person scramble will consist of 18 teams and will consist of nine holes at goldeneagle_logo copy.jpgthe Fosston Golf Course beginning at 10 a.m. and nine holes at the Oak Lake Golf Course teeing off at 2 p.m. There will be a $40 entry fee per person which will cover green fees, a pre-tournament meal, and drawings. All net proceeds of the tournament will go to Golden Eagle Athletic Scholarships. 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 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

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