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APSU Athletics and Clarksville Chamber of Commerce golf event a week away, reduced to 3 courses

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – The Governors and Chamber Community Golf Classic and Partner Celebration Dinner is just one week away. However, a late change has forced the tourney to be slightly altered for Friday, June 26th.

The event, which has seen APSU Athletics and the Clarksville Chamber of Commerce combined their two tournaments, originally was scheduled to be played at four different courses (Clarksville Country Club, Cole Park at Fort Campbell, Swan Lake Golf Course and The Links at Novadell in Hopkinsville, KY.

Austin Peay and Clarskville Chamber Golf Classic to be held Friday, June 26th. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay and Clarskville Chamber Golf Classic to be held Friday, June 26th. (APSU Sports Information)

However, as a result of unanticipated challenges Fort Campbell gate access, teams respectfully are being moved from Cole Park to other participating courses.

The shotgun start for the four-player, best-ball scramble will remain 10:30am at the three courses. Last year’s 28th annual Governors Classic drew a record 280 participants in the two-course (Swan Lake and Clarksville Country Club) setup. Winners again will be determined at each course, with the women’s division this season taking place at Novadell.

Jersey Mike’s will serve box lunches to the competitors while Dairy Queen again will provide ice cream treats to golfers at all four golf locations while Dominos will be distributing various food items as well at the respective courses.

Like last year, the 5:00pm-7:00pm strolling dinner, hosted by the Clarksville Country Club, will be open to all golfers (included in golf registration), community and corporate partners. Again, participants will have a wide variety of foods to sample from different local restaurants/food providers: Buffalo Wild Wings, Dickey’s Barbecue Pit, Nicoletta’s Catering, Bojangles’, Firehouse Subs, Rafferty’s and Moe’s Southwest Grill.

A silent auction will originate at www.LetsGoPeay.com and conclude at the dinner while a live auction also will begin at 7:00pm. The night will conclude with The Terry Green Band providing musical entertainment.

Russell Athletic also will aid in sponsoring polo shirts that will be distributed prior to the event for all participants.

2015 Golf Information:

  • 4-player, best-ball scramble
  • $400.00 per team or $100.00 per player
  • Field limited to first 144 teams
  • Players 60 and older hit from the senior tees.
  • Mixed teams play in men’s division

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