School of Medicine to host 17th Annual Golf Classic

The 17th Annual Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine Golf Classic will tee off at noon, Tuesday, May 5, at Silo Golf Course in Lavalette.

All proceeds from the event benefit the Class of 2015’s graduation fund, which includes investiture and graduation, senior awards and the Class of 2015 Scholarship.

A four-player scramble is the format for this year’s event. Check-in is at 11 a.m. with lunch. Shotgun start will be at noon.

A putting contest will take place throughout the tournament at $3 per ball. A cookout and awards will follow the tournament.

Event sponsors to-date include Retina Consultants PLLC (green sponsor) and River Park Hospital (putting sponsor). Additional sponsorships are available at $250, $500 and $750.

Entry fee for School of Medicine alumni, faculty, staff and students is $50. Cost for friends of the School of Medicine is $75. Registration includes greens fee, cart, cookout and a chance to win prizes.

Registration and sponsorship deadline is Friday, May 1. To register, contact Linda Holmes at 304-691-1711 or, or Beth Hammers at 304-691-1712.