Saint Xavier University will hold its 17th annual Golf Classic on Tuesday, Aug. 6 at Silver Lake Country Club in Orland Park.
Check-in begins at 7 a.m. with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. Silver Lake is at 14700 S. 82nd Ave. The day will conclude with a reception and dinner.
Registration for individual golfers is $300 which includes green fees, cart, continental breakfast, lunch on the course, beverages, reception, and dinner. Participants can register at sxu.edu, keyword: golf, by mail using a downloadable printer-friendly form available on the site, or by calling (773) 298-3748. All proceeds support SXU student scholarships.
The event includes the Cougar Classic and Pick Your Prize raffles. Raffle tickets are available by calling (773) 298-3940. Winners need not be present. Pick Your Prize tickets are $50 each or five for $200. Participants can choose from the following packages:
“Downtown” includes a trip for six on a sailboat, an overnight stay at the Trump International Hotel & Tower in Chicago, a $150 gift card to Smith & Wollensky Steakhouse, and a $300 Broadway in Chicago Theatre Ticket gift certificate.
“Weekend Escapes” includes golf for two at Eagle Ridge’s The General course, a three-day weekend stay at a three-bedroom vacation home in Galena Territory, four box seats with stadium club passes and preferred parking to the Milwaukee Brewers v. Los Angeles Angels game at Miller Park on Sept. 1, golf for four at Long Beach Country Club in Michigan City, Ind., and a $100 gas card.
“Chicago Sports & Tailgate” includes four Chicago White Sox Golden Box Seats with parking (White Sox v. Royals on Sept. 19), two Chicago Cubs Club Box Seats (Cubs v. Brewers on Sept. 6), two Chicago Bears tickets (date to follow), an overnight stay at the Hilton Chicago, an autographed Dan Hampton Bears jersey and Hank Aaron baseball, a cooler on wheels, and two bag chairs.
“Golf” includes golf at LaGrange Country Club (for three plus member), Ridge Country Club (for three plus member), Silver Lake Country Club (for four with carts), Beverly Country Club (for three plus member), Oakley men’s sunglasses, and a Garmin Approach SI Golf Watch.
Cougar Classic tickets are $25 each or five for $100. Prizes include the following: flat screen TV, JBL Flip Portable Stereo Speaker, Beats Solo HD headphones, Nikon Coolpix 18.1 megapixel camera, iPad with retina display, Kindle Fire HD, Nike+ SportWatch GPS, Trek mountain bike, TaylorMade Driver, Weber Liquid Propane Portable Grill, and more.
Eight Chicago-area golf courses managed by Billy Casper Golf, including the Water’s Edge Golf Club in Worth, will play host to the third annual “World’s Largest Golf Outing” to benefit Wounded Warrior Project on Monday, Aug. 12.
The simultaneous golf outing at more than 110 BCG-managed courses in 28 states is open to golfers of all abilities and does not require a USGA handicap. Participating Chicago-area courses are River Oaks Golf Course in Calumet City, Chick Evans Golf Course in Morton Grove, George W. Dunne National Golf Course in Oak Forest, Highland Woods Golf Course in Hoffman Estates, Indian Boundary Golf Course in Chicago, Orchard Valley Golf Course in Aurora, Water’s Edge Golf Club in Worth, and Whisper Creek Golf Club in Huntley.
Golfer check-in is at 11:30 a.m. with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. at most courses. Entry fees vary by location and include a $5 donation to the Wounded Warrior Project, round of golf, cart rental, range balls, lunch, awards reception, on-course contests and prizes. All donations and part of the event proceeds benefit the project, a national nonpartisan organization that honors and empowers wounded soldiers, some of whom will play in the outing.
Golfers Tweeting @BillyCasperGolf should use #WLGO with photos and updates during and after the day. For more information about participating courses and to register visit worldslargestgolfouting.com.