Annual Chuck Taylor Golf Classic slated for Sept. 23

Winners will play at Pinehurst

September 5, 2013 · @MTAthletics

2013 Chuck Taylor Brochure

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - The Blue Raider Athletic Association (BRAA) will hold the annual Chuck Taylor Blue Raider Golf Classic sponsored by Atmos Energy on Sept. 23 at Stones River Country Club. Named for the former Middle Tennessee and major league pitcher, the popular tournament has been a fundraiser for Blue Raider Athletics for many years.

The double shotgun best ball handicap event will begin at 8 a.m. Registration for the 8 a.m. flight starts at 7 a.m., with lunch for both flights starting at 11:15. Registration for the 1:30 p.m. flight starts at 11:30 a.m.

"The Chuck Taylor Classic is the premier golf tournament in our area," said Alan Farley, Middle Tennessee Associate Athletic Director for the BRAA. "The opportunity to win the grand prize of representing our university among 60 other universities at Pinehurst National is priceless. It is a first-class event, and Stones River Country Club is an unbelievable host.

"This is the only golf event I have ever been associated with that you receive more in value than your entry fee."

Included in the Chuck Taylor Blue Raider Golf registration fee is a participant and sponsors steak dinner, presented by Aramark and Kroger. It will be held on Thursday, Sept. 19 at the home of Jo and John Morris. Each player and sponsor will receive two tickets to the event.

Entry fee includes:  Golf at Stones River Country Club. Nike MT Golf Hat. Nike Pro Shop certificate valued at $125. MT logo Nike 20Xi golf balls. Lunch. Range balls. Player goody bag.

Members of the winning foursome will represent Middle Tennessee in the Acura College Alumni Team Championship at Pinehurst in North Carolina. It will be a 36-hole event on Pinehurst's No. 2 and No. 4 courses.

Included are resort accommodations for four days and three nights, airport transfers and resort transportation, breakfast each day, a welcome reception, the Acura Champions banquet, the Acura Shoot-out, team gifts with school colors and a team photo.

Sponsors for the annual tournament include Acura, The Sleep Center of Murfreesboro, Lewis Brothers Bakery, Nissan of Murfreesboro, Carrabba's Italian Grill, Apex Moving Services, Dempsey Dilling & Associates, Purity, Smyrna Ready Mix, FastSigns, Lightning Transportation, Nationwide Insurance, Ajax Turner, Arcus Restoration and Daily's.

For more information, please contact Roy Mewbourne at 615-631-9651 or 615-898-2210.

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