Four-Person Scramble Moved To FSU's Katke Golf Course This Year

The Ferris State University football program's annual golf outing will be held on June 9 at the Katke Golf Course on the FSU campus.

The 24th annual Ferris State University Football Golf Outing will be held Saturday, June 9, at FSU's Katke Golf Course in Big Rapids, Mich.

The four-person double shotgun golf scramble, which is sponsored by the FSU Gridiron Club, serves as one of the Ferris State football program�s primary fundraising events.

The cost for this year�s event continues to be $80 per player, which includes golf green fees, power cart, lunch during play, refreshments in the morning and afternoon at the clubhouse, keg beer, soda and bottled water on the course, and a buffet style dinner. Women participants will be allowed to hit from the women's tees. An on-course beverage cart, which will offer alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, will be available. A great package of team and individual prizes will be awarded.

A new addition to the golf outing will be The Players Cup. The Players Cup is a new division for former Bulldog players and coaches only. Each four-member team must be comprised of former Ferris players and/or coaches only with the winner receiving the traveling trophy along with great prizes and bragging rights for a full year. The FSU football program is also working on developing the membership of the Bulldog Players Association and needs assistance in locating and updating information about former Ferris gridiron players. Please contact Tony Rosso at (231) 591-2858 or via e-mail at tonyrosso@yahoo.com.

For the 10th consecutive year, the �BIG DOG� package will be available. The "Big Dog" package features 18 holes of golf at the Katke Golf Course, lunch and social hour followed by an additional 18 at prestigious Tullymore Golf Course in Stanwood, Mich. The dinner and social hour will be held at the Holiday Inn in Big Rapids. Cost for the �BIG DOG� package is $165 per participant. A corporate sponsorship which includes a foursome of golf and a hole sponsorship for $750 is also available.

All registrations will be held at the Katke Golf Course. The Holiday Inn has reserved a block of rooms for Friday, June 8, and Saturday, June 9 and will offer the Bulldog Package room rate of $99 per night. The package includes one room at the Holiday Inn (double occupancy), two free appetizers at Bennigan's restaurant, one Ferris State hat and t-shirt, two buckets of range balls at Katke Golf Course, and free transportation by Big Rapids Tours.

The FSU Gridiron Club will also be hosting a Social Friday Night at Bennigan's in the Holiday Inn from 7 p.m. (EDT) to 10 p.m. (EDT).

For entry forms and additional registration information, please contact assistant coach Ken Conlin at (231) 591-2875 or via e-mail at conlink@ferris.edu. Those participants who don't designate competing in a foursome on their online registration will be placed in a foursome. Participants may also register and make an online payment at https://wwws.ferris.edu/alumni/football/footballgolfregform.htm. Individuals are encouraged to submit their registration forms along with complete payment no later than Frisday, June 1, to guarantee participation in the football golf outing and aid in the planning. Checks may be made payable to Ferris State University Football.

The 24th Annual Ferris State Football Golf Outing Events Schedule:
Time and Event
7:30 a.m. �� Morning Shotgun Registration at Katke Golf Course Clubhouse/BIG DOG Package
8 a.m. �� Morning Shotgun Start
12 p.m. �� Registration at Katke Golf Course Clubhouse/BIG DOG Package lunch & social hour
12:45 p.m. �� Rules Meeting
1 p.m. �� Afternoon Shotgun Start at Katke Ggolf Course/BIG DOG Package depart for Tullymore Golf Course
6 p.m. �� Cocktail Hour at the Holiday Inn (cash bar)
7 p.m. �� Dinner at the Holiday Inn � Awards/Raffle/Auction

All times are Eastern (EDT) and subject to change.

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