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American Indian Resource Center scholarship golf tourney set for Aug. 2

Bemidji State University’s American Indian Resource Center will host its fifth annual scholarship golf tournament at Bemidji’s Castle Highlands golf course, Aug. 2.

The four-person Texas-style best-ball tournament begins with a 10 a.m. shotgun start; registration and pre-tournament games beginning at 8:30 a.m. The tournament carries a $400 entry fee per four-person team. The fee includes 18 holes of golf, carts for each team, lunch in the clubhouse and prizes for the winning teams.

The tournament will feature a variety of hole prizes, including closest to the pin on each Par 3, longest drive and longest putt made for both men and women.

The first place team wins $400, with second and third places taking home $300 and $200, respectively.

A portion of the proceeds from the tournament will go toward scholarships and retention initiatives for American Indian students at BSU.

Hole sponsorships are available for $100; contact the BSU Foundation, (218) 755-2762, for more information.

Castle Highlands golf course is located in Turtle River, Minn., 10 miles north of Bemidji on Highway 71.

• Delana Smith, alumni chair; (218) 368-5162
• Castle Highlands golf course; (218) 586-2681

Castle Highlands on Google Maps

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