SENATOBIA, MS (06/28/2017) Spots are available for the annual BancorpSouth and Northcentral Electric Power Association 2+2 Scholarship Golf Tournament, which benefits students at Northwest Mississippi Community College and The University of Mississippi at the DeSoto Center. The tournament will be held on Thursday, Sept. 14 at the Cherokee Valley Golf Club in Olive Branch.
The money raised from the tournament will go to the 2+2 Scholarship Initiative for scholarships to both colleges. Since its beginning, the tournament has generated over $200,000 toward scholarships.
The entry fee is $100 per person or $400 per team and includes greens and cart fees, goodie bags, beverages, lunch and dinner. Participants may choose to start at either 8 a.m. or 1 p.m. There will be first, second and third place prizes, a $5,000 putting contest, closest to pin and longest drive contests, a silent auction and complimentary range balls prior to tee off.
In addition to teams, the tournament is also looking for sponsors. Platinum Sponsors, which are $7,500, will receive four complimentary teams with recognition as a Beverage Cart Sponsor. Gold Sponsors, which are $5,000, will receive three complimentary teams with recognition as a Practice Range Sponsor. Silver Sponsors, which are $2,500, will receive two complimentary teams with recognition as Sponsor of the Longest Drive or Closest to Pin contest. Bronze Sponsors, which are $1,000, will receive one complimentary team with recognition as a Hole Sponsor. Putting Contest Sponsors, which are $1,500, will receive a banner recognizing the sponsor at the $5,000 Putting Contest. These sponsors will all be recognized with their name on the sponsors' appreciation board and on the entry form. A Team Sponsor is $400 for a four -person team. A Hole Sign Sponsor is $200.
For more information, contact Mike and Debra Herrington, tournament founders and directors at 901-831-1134, Patti Gordon, director of Alumni Affairs and Development Operations at 662-560-1112 or email@example.com or Kacy Dixon, coordinator of Student Services (University of Mississippi) at 662-231-4988 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pictured: The annual BancorpSouth/Northcentral Electric Power Association 2+2 Scholarship Golf Tournament, which benefits students at Northwest Mississippi Community College and The University of Mississippi at the DeSoto Center will be held on Thursday, Sept. 14 at the Cherokee Valley Golf Club in Olive Branch. Last year's first place winners were (l to r) Wayne Williamson of Olive Branch, Trey Goode of Memphis and Perry Arrington and Cameron Thomas, both of Oxford. (Photo by Julie Bauer)