LaVell Edwards Memorial Golf Tournament to Benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of Utah County
18th Annual Golf Tournament Honors LaVell’s Legacy of Giving
Provo, Utah, April 16, 2018- The 18th annual LaVell Edwards Memorial Golf Tournament will take place Monday, May 7, 2018 at the Riverside Country Club golf course, located at 2701 N University Avenue in Provo, Utah. For the past 18 years, the tournament has raised approximately $100,000 to benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of Utah County. A frequent donor, honorary guest, and speaker at Club events, legendary BYU football coach LaVell Edwards sponsored the golf tournament every year from 2000 until he passed away in December 2016.
Highlights of this year’s tournament include 18 holes of golf, mulligan opportunities, and cart; a continental breakfast; a shotgun start with a four person best ball scramble; and additional contests on various holes. The tournament also includes a live auction with tremendous prizes, drawings, and contests worth thousands of dollars, along with lunch at the clubhouse. Each player will receive one dozen Titleist Pro V1 golf balls. If you would like to participate in this year’s tournament, sponsor a hole or a team, or have any additional questions, email Jenny Ostraff at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Schedule of Events:
7:30 AM: Open registration and continental breakfast
9:00 AM: Shotgun start tee time
1:00 PM: Live auction
1:30 PM: Luncheon
Registration, Sponsorship, and Team Information:
$300 per player
$1200 per team
$1300 Team Sponsorship
$2500 Hole Sponsorship
For further details and additional sponsorship opportunities, contact Jenny Ostraff at 385-262-4147.
About LaVell Edwards: LaVell Edwards and his wife, Patti, were made lifetime honorary board members of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Utah County nine years ago. LaVell’s support and influence in recruiting players, finding sponsors, and organizing the schedule of events have helped the tournament bring in over $100,000 each year, making it the Clubs’ largest annual fundraiser for the past 18 years. After LaVell’s passing, the tournament was renamed the LaVell Edwards Memorial Golf Tournament in honor of his example of kindness and service to the children in our community.
About Boys & Girls Clubs: For over 150 years, Boys & Girls Clubs of America have served over 4 million young people by providing a safe place, caring adult mentors, and fun, friendly, and high-impact development programs during non-school hours. The mission of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Utah County is to inspire and enable all young people to realize their full potential as productive and responsible citizens and leaders. Programs emphasize academic success, good character and citizenship, and healthy lifestyles.