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Get in the Swing with Summer Golf Tournaments and Support Scholarships at the U of M, Crookston
May 28, 2009

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

Crookston, Minn.  – Playing golf while supporting scholarships for student-athletes at the University of Minnesota, Crookston is a great way to enjoy an afternoon on the course. Get a team together and plan on participating in a series of golf tournaments planned for summer 2009 by the Office of Development & Alumni Relations.

Anyone interested in playing should contact Bill Tyrrell, director of athletic fundraising, at 218-281-8436 ( for details. The schedule for the golf tournaments is as follows:

Friday, June 12 - Hwy 2 Classic, 9 holes in Fosston,Minn., at 10 a.m., 9 holes in Erskine, Minn., at 2 p.m., $40, five-person teams

Thursday June 25 - Mark Olsonawski Scholarship Tourney, Hallock, Minn., 11 a.m., $40, four-person teams

Thursday July 9 - Heart of the Valley/Teambacker Tourney, Ada, Minn., $40, 1 p.m., five-person teams

Saturday July 18 - U of M, Crookston Teambacker Golf Classic, Crookston, Minn., 11 a.m., $85, five-person teams

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