Golf tournament to be held for area scholarship fund

Published 9:02 pm Friday, April 23, 2021

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You still have time to set up a tee time for the Joe Fortunato-Allen Brown Golf Classic at Beau Pre Country Club. The event benefits the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame Miss-Lou Chapter scholarship fund.

The tournament is on May 1 and is a four-person scramble, with a start time of 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. in a shotgun start.

There will be a lunch available for player and spouse from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Awards and a raffle will be held after play. There is also a ball drop at 12:45 with a chance to win $1,000. All funds go towards scholarships for area student athletes.

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This is the only fundraiser for the scholarship fund, and last year’s tournament could not be held because of COVID. Entry fees are $100 a person, hole sponsorships are $100 a hole and mulligans are $10 each, maximum of two per player.

Entry forms are due April 30, 2021, and the check is made payable to NFF-CHOF, at P.O. Box 224 Natchez, MS 39121. Please call 601-442-9246 or 601-493-6450 for more information.