Firstar Golf Classic Set for August 28

July 11, 2000

Bowling Green, Ky. - The Firstar Golf Classic will tee off Monday, Aug. 28, at Hartland Municipal Golf Course in Bowling Green. Proceeds from the event will help provide scholarship funds for student-athletes through the Hilltopper Athletic Foundation at Western Kentucky University.

Presented by Outback Steakhouse and WBKO-TV, the event will get underway with lunch (served by Outback) at the golf course at 11:30 a.m. (CDT). Competition -- a four-player scramble format -- is set to begin with a shotgun start at 12:30 p.m.

Western coaches and athletic staff members will be on hand. And, there will be awards for the top individual and team finishers as well as a $10,000 Hole-in-One prize along with a variety of other prizes.

Golfers may register both in teams and individually (and be placed on a team). The registration fee, which will help support scholarships, is $100 per person. For further information, and to register for the event, contact the HAF at 270-745-5321.

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