October 18, 2006

Harvey Welch Jr. Golf Scramble set for Oct. 20

by Greg Scott

CARBONDALE, Ill. -- Southern Illinois area golfers are invited to participate in a golf scramble that supports student programming and scholarships at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

The ninth annual Harvey Welch Jr. Golf Scramble takes place on Friday, Oct. 20, at Hickory Ridge Golf Course in Carbondale. Activities begin with a luncheon at 11 a.m., and a shotgun start at noon. A raffle and silent auction follow the golf scramble.

The entry fee is $100 per person, which includes lunch, a golf cart and green fees. Featured attractions during the four-person scramble include closest-to-the-pin and hole-in-one contests.

Proceeds from the event support the Division of Student Affairs at SIUC. For more information, call Tracee Tyner Norris at 618/453-1038 or e-mail: tnorris@siu.edu.