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The 26th Annual MVB/Fairmont State Athletic Association Golf Tournament Set for May in Bridgeport

By Connect-Bridgeport Staff on April 14, 2018 via Connect-Bridgeport.com

The 26th annual MVB/Fairmont State Athletic Association Golf Tournament is set for Friday, May 18, at Bridgeport Country Club. Registration will begin at 11:30 a.m., with a shotgun start at 12:30 p.m.
 
The tournament is annually one of the top fundraisers for the Fairmont State University athletic department with net proceeds benefiting athletic scholarships.
 
"While the Golf Tournament offers golfers a day of fellowship, competition and great food, the real winners of the tournament are Fairmont State's student athletes," Acting Director of Athletics, Chad Fowler said. "Proceeds from the tournament will benefit 16 Fairmont State athletic programs through scholarships. For many students, an athletic scholarship is their best chance to earn a college education."
 
The event features a two-person, 18-hole scramble across three flights. All participants will receive a welcome gift, lunch and opportunity to win great prizes. Golf and cart fees are $200 per person or $750 for a group of four. To register for the event, complete and return the attached application (or visit fightingfalcons.com).
 
Sponsorship opportunities are also available ranging from $250-5,000 (click here to view all sponsorship opportunities). To enter or become a sponsor, download the application or contact Chad Fowler for more information at (304) 333-3650 or by email at chad.fowler@fairmontstate.edu.
 
“Each of the last four years, the MVB/Fairmont State Golf Tournament has attracted over 100 golfers and has raised more than $30,000 toward athletic scholarships,” said Fowler. “With your support this year, and the continued support of our past sponsors, we feel confident we can achieve our goal of $50,000 during this year’s event.”
 
If you have any questions regarding the Fairmont State Foundation, Inc., please contact RJ Gimbl at (304) 534-8786 or rjgimbl@fsufoundation.org.



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