LAST CALL FOR GOLFERS: Deadline for tournament near

LAST CALL FOR GOLFERS: Deadline for tournament near

The entry deadline for the annual TVCC Foundation Golf Tournament is fast approaching.

The fund raiser is set for Monday, May 13 at Pinnacle Golf and Boat Club. The entry deadline is Monday, May 6.

Cost of the four-person scramble is $300 per team, which includes a fajita lunch. Teams can register for either the morning flight at 8 a.m. or the afternoon flight at 1 p.m., with trophies awarded for each flight.

"Proceeds from the tournament raises funds for necessary scholarships for students desiring an education," said Kristen Bennett, TVCC Vice President for Institutional Advancement and Foundation Executive Director. "Your participation is not only appreciated, but is instrumental to the success of our students."

"We are very excited to add to the contest to the tournament, which has long been a mainstay on the calendar for area golfers," Bennett said. "We believe this will enhance the tournament."

At the tournament, a $50,000 hole-in-one contest is scheduled for the Par 3, 10th hole. The first golfer to ace the 160-yard hole will receive $50,000.

Entry applications are available at the Office of Institutional Advancement in the Orval Pirtle Administration Building on the Athens campus, 903-670-2620 or via email,