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Scholarship Winter Golf Outing

Make plans to be part of the first ONU Scholarship Winter Golf Outing, March 14 and 15 at the Golf Club of the Everglades in Naples, Fla.

Tom Stevick, vice president of university advancement, said “Thanks to the support of Clyde, BSEd ’61, H of F ’83, and Pearl (Myers) Quinby, AA ’61, 100 percent of your golf fees will go to scholarships at ONU.”

Scholarships are an important part of making an ONU education possible to more students. Stevick said, “More than 80 percent of ONU students receive some form of financial aid every year, yet most still graduate with significant debt. Scholarship support enables students to pursue their dreams of a top-tier ONU education.”

The golf outing begins with a gala cocktail reception and auction at the Golf Club of the Everglades at 6 p.m., Sunday, March 14. Golfing begins Monday, March 15, with a shotgun start at 9 a.m., followed by an awards luncheon. The event is a best two balls out of four with registration limited to the first 100 paid golfers.

Prizes will be presented to the top finishers, closest to the pin, longest drive and putting contest.

Sponsor packages are also available.

Golf Club of the Everglades is an 18-hole equity golf course that was created by golfers, for golfers. Located on 261 acres, the facilities include a championship 18-hole golf course, practice facilities and an elegant clubhouse.

The course, which opened April 16, 2000, was designed by internationally acclaimed architect Rees Jones. Jones designed an “inland links” course that fully utilizes more than 198 acres just for the course and practice facility. The remaining 63 acres of the property are lakes and preserve area. Golf Club of the Everglades is a championship test of golf, yet with numerous tees it is enjoyable for golfers of all levels.

Lodging for golf outing participants is available at Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham, 557 Pine Ridge Road, Naples, Fla.

More information and registration is available online or call Bill Robinson, executive assistant to the president, at 419-772-2721.