Honors College to host Golf Scramble 2009

Net proceeds from the event will go toward a scholarship for Honors College students.

By Martin Haro

Students from The Honors College Leadership Seminar led by professor M. O. “Thiru” Thirunarayanan will host a golf tournament open to FIU faculty/staff, students, alumni and community members on Friday, April 3, at the Miami Springs Golf and Country Club.

The day-long Golf Scramble 2009 will begin at noon with an hour-long registration and driving range practice. The tournament will run from 1-6 p.m. with dinner and an awards reception following immediately after.

“This is the second annual Golf Scramble that we’re hosting,” said Honors College Dean Lesley Northup. “We’re hoping to make it into a bigger event each year.

“I will be there as well,” Northup added. “I wouldn’t say I’ll be playing golf, but I’ll be swinging away. And we’ll be happy to see members of the FIU community and the community at large there.”

For more information on the Golf Scramble 2009 (including entry fees), call professor Thirunarayanan at 305-348-2085 or download the event brochure and entry form.

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