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LSU’s Department of Kinesiology to Host 13th Annual Golf Classic

03/27/2012 04:31 PM

BATON ROUGE – The LSU College of Education’s Department of Kinesiology will host its 13th annual Kinesiology Golf Classic on Saturday, May 5, at the LSU Golf Course. All proceeds from this event will directly benefit the kinesiology department, including the undergraduate student scholarship fund.


The tournament is open to members of the LSU and greater Baton Rouge communities. Registration and a continental breakfast will begin at 7 a.m. followed by a shotgun start at 8 a.m. Lunch and awards will be presented at noon.


Participants can expect a four-player scramble format of play. Competition will consist of gross and net divisions. Awards will be given to first, second and third place finishers in the net division of flight, plus one overall low gross winner.


Awards will also be presented to the men and women winners of the longest drive. Closest to the hole contests will be held on each of the four par 3 holes.


Entry fees vary based on level of sponsorship:


• Corporate sponsorship ($500) – includes one four-person team, tournament gifts for each player, range balls, breakfast, lunch, beverages, hole signage on course, signage of appreciation, recognition in all tournament advertising;


• Team sponsorship ($300) – includes one four person team, tournament gift for each player, range balls, breakfast, lunch and beverages;


• Hole sponsorship ($200) – includes one player entry, tournament gift for player, range balls, breakfast, lunch, beverages, hole signage on course, signage of appreciation; and


• Individual player ($75) – includes tournament gift, range balls, breakfast, lunch and beverages.


Entry fees include: one mulligan, entry into all of the course contests and a door prize ticket. Local businesses donating door, individual or team prizes for the event will receive recognition at the awards ceremony.


For more information on the event and to submit entry forms and payments, contact Roy Hill at or 225-954-8010.


The Department of Kinesiology is concerned with the many aspects of human movement and its application to physical activity and the quality of life. Graduates gain a broad understanding of health and exercise and apply their expertise in schools, community fitness centers, hospitals, rehabilitation units, businesses and industries and a variety of sports settings.


For more information about the College of Education Department of Kinesiology, visit

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