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Golf Classic features contests, prizes and more May 4

The Palm Beach State College Foundation will host its annual Golf Classic at Mayacoo Lakes Country Club in West Palm Beach on Friday, May 4. Registrations to play are currently on sale and sponsorship opportunities are available.

Themed “Swing for Student Success,” the tournament is one of the Foundation’s premier corporate fundraising events. Proceeds will support the College’s STEAM initiative to help meet the growing need for local, skilled professionals in science, technology, engineering, arts and math.

“As a trusted partner of building quality learning environments in the community, Moss is excited to participate in the Palm Beach State College Foundation 2018 Golf Classic and support STEAM student achievement and its academic priorities,” said Brett Atkinson, Moss executive vice president. “STEAM graduates are instrumental to the construction industry as they help to strengthen and inspire innovative design and development. They are critical to building and maintaining a robust economy in this diversified market, and we are proud to support the College’s initiative to prepare these students for the workforce that awaits them.”

The tournament’s shotgun start is at 12:30 p.m. and the awards reception begins at 6 p.m. or immediately after play. The Classic will be a scrabble format, featuring contests during tournament play, including hole-in-one competitions sponsored by Al Packer Ford. The top hole-in-one prizes will be a new 2018 Lincoln MKC and a five-day, four-night Carnival Cruise. Prizes also will be awarded for the longest drive, straightest drive and closest to the pin.

Individual golfers can register to play in the tournament for $375. Sponsorship opportunities range from $500 to $15,000. A raffle will be held as part of the fundraising efforts. Prizes for the raffle include: a Dell XPS 13-inch, 2-in-1 laptop valued at $1,549; a three-day, two-night Breakers Hotel package that includes a round of golf for two valued at $1,200; and a Dell 43-inch Ultra HD 4K Monitor valued at $900. Tickets for the raffle are $20 each or seven for $100. The raffle is open to the community. No purchase is necessary to enter or win and participants need not be present to win.

Major sponsors of the Golf Classic are: Al Packer Ford, Alpha Media, Coca Cola Beverages Florida, Dell, Fastrack MCI, Innovate- AV, Inc., Kaufman Lynn, McDonald’s Group, Moss Construction, TGI Office Automation and Tripp Electric Motors, Inc.

To date, the Foundation’s golf classics have raised over $1.7 million. For more information on the Palm Beach State Foundation Golf Classic, and to register for the Golf Classic or order raffle tickets, call 561-868-3450 or visit www.palmbeachstate.edu/Foundation/Golf.

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