MATTOON -- Tee up for a day full of friends, fun and prizes at the Lake Land College Foundation annual Golf Classic Friday, May 24, at its new venue – the Mattoon Golf & Country Club.

Registration and lunch for golfers will begin at 11 a.m., with a shotgun start at noon and dinner provided at the end of the day. The entry fee is $125 per golfer or $500 per team of four. Lunch, 18-holes, cart, refreshments and dinner are included. All proceeds benefit the Lake Land College Foundation.

The golf outing will a four-man scramble format. Golfers can register as a team of four or individually. Entries are limited to the first 144 golfers.

This year, prizes will be offered via a putting contest, a 100-squares board game and a 50/50 raffle drawing. While golfing, players will have the chance to win car and cash prizes for a hole-in-one on all four par three holes. Other major prizes will be available for longest drive and longest putt. One player is guaranteed to win a trip on a closest to pin, sponsored by Pilson Auto Centers.

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“This event would not be possible year after year without the strong support from our sponsors, golfers and volunteers,” Committee Chair Preston Smith said.

Recently, the foundation donated new scoreboards to Laker Athletics and plastics equipment for use in workforce training programs, among other projects.

Teams or individuals can sign up through the Lake Land College Foundation at lakelandcollege.edu/foundation/golf or contact Rosine at 217-234-5445 or foundation@lakelandcollege.edu. All mail entries should be sent to the following address: Lake Land College Foundation, 5001 Lake Land Blvd., Mattoon, IL 61938


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