Entries being accepted for the Karlh McCallister Golf Outing


GREENVILLE – Entries now are being accepted for the seventh annual Karlh McCallister Golf Outing, planned for noon June 18, at the Turtle Creek Golf Course.

Proceeds from the event benefit Bridges to College.

“This has been a fun, successful event in the past,” said Marlise McCallister, who is

coordinating the outing. “Last year, we had 80 golfers participate.”

McCallister encouraged golfers to register early.

The outing will be in a four-person scramble format with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. The entry fee is $90 per person and includes green fees, reverse raffle entry, meal and golf cart. There will be golf prizes for winners as well as skills contests for closest to pin, longest drive and longest putt. Additional reverse raffle tickets can be purchased for $10 each.

“If someone is interested in participating but doesn’t have a team, please contact me,” McCallister said. “We will put together teams.”

The Karlh McCallister Golf Outing also is accepting corporate and hole sponsorships at this time. Hole sponsorships are $50 and corporate sponsorships are $250. This year the outing has added college teams to the sponserships.at $50 per college name to encourage the college theme along with golf. Sponsorship forms are available online at the Bridges to College website.

“We hope that golfers will come out to enjoy a fun day of golf, to honor the memory of Karlh McCallister and to support Bridges to College,” McCallister said.

Karlh McCallister, a Greenville businessman, was instrumental in starting Bridges to College, a non-profit organization that helps students go to college through educational programming, mentoring and scholarships.

To top off a fun day of golf, the reverse raffle drawing will be held, the elite raffle and awards for the golf outing will then take place.

For more information about the outing, contact Linda Hickerson at 548-2084 or visit the Bridges to College website at www.bridges2college.org.