27th Annual Wally Tidwell Pro-Am slated for Sept. 13-14

August 14, 2013 · @MTAthletics

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - The Middle Tennessee men's and women's tennis teams will host the 27th annual Wally Tidwell Pro-Am Presented by Farmers Insurance at the Buck Bouldin Tennis Center on Friday, Sept. 13, and Saturday, Sept. 14.

The two-day event, organized by head men's tennis coach Jimmy Borendame and head women's tennis coach Shelley Godwin, begins with a tennis clinic on Friday from 5:30-6:30 pm, which will be followed by appetizers and drinks. Saturday's festivities begin with the ladies' pro-am at 8:30 am, with the men's pro-am beginning at 11:00 am. Lunch will be served at 12:00 pm, with the day being capped off by the Blue Raiders' home football game against in-state foe Memphis kicking off at 6:00 pm.

"Jimmy and I both are honored to be hosting the 27th Annual Wally Tidwell Pro-Am," said Godwin. "This event brings great excitement to the start of each school year and tennis season for us and our programs. "We are thankful for the support of our tennis community and alumni during this special weekend as they help us provide a better experience for our student-athletes through their giving. More importantly, our players have the unique opportunity to visit and play with community and alumni, creating last memories and relationships for both programs."

The cost of the event is $150. Please make checks payable to MTSU Tennis Pro-Am. Any additional contributions will be put towards Middle Tennessee's Indoor Tennis Campaign. All funds for the Pro-Am will be to improve the Buck Bouldin Tennis Center.

For more information, contact Borendame at (615) 898-2957 or mttennis@mtsu.edu, or Godwin at (615) 898-5154 or Shelley.Godwin@mtsu.edu.

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