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Over 50 Golfers Participate in First Annual Highway 2 Classic Teambacker Golf Tournament
June 16, 2009

Contact: Mitch Bakken- Sports Information Director (218) 281-8414


(Crookston, Minn.)- The University of Minnesota, Crookston Teambacker’s held their 1st annual Highway 2 Classic Golf Tournament, on Friday, June 12. Participants played nine holes at the Fosston Golf Club and nine holes at Oak Lake Golf Course in Erskine, Minn. Over 50 golfers participated in the 18-hole scramble which raised in excess of $1,500 for Golden Eagle Athletics.

“The UMC Teambacker's would like to thank tournament hosts the Fosston Golf Club and Oak Lake Golf Course, tournament sponsor Duffer's Sports Bar & Grill and all the clubhouse sponsors and golfers for making the 1st annual Highway 2 Classic Golf Tournament a successful one. We look forward to returning next year,” says Director of Athletic Fundraising Bill Tyrrell.

The tournament was captured by the team of Jeff Oseth, Josh Brouse, Al Sandburg, Pat Schimanski and Pete Bergh.

To become a Teambacker, contact Bill Tyrrell at 218-281-8436 or btyrrell@umn.edu.

For more information, visit the Golden Eagle Athletics Web site at www.goldeneaglesports.com.

1st Place Team Photo: (L-R)- Jeff Oseth, Josh Brouse, Al Sandburg, Pat Schimanski, Pete Bergh.

The University of Minnesota, Crookston is a NCAA Division II Institution and a member of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC). The Golden Eagle Equestrian team is a member of the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA).