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LSUS Alumni Capital One Golf Tournament Set for Friday, May 3, at Stonebridge Golf Club

April 11, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

SHREVEPORT, LA- The 21st Annual LSUS Alumni Capital One Pilots Golf Classic will take place Friday, May 3 at The Golf Club at StoneBridge. The hours are 9 am to 6 pm with a noon shotgun start. Capital One Bank has served as Title Sponsor since 1999. LSUS coaches, student athletes and LSUS Debate Team will be on hand to greet guests.

Proceeds benefit LSUS scholarships, programs, projects and services. Since 1999, the tournament has raised profits of $297,000, with more than $197,000 having gone to scholarships.

StoneBridge features a beautifully-maintained, 18-hole championship golf course designed by PGA Tour pro Fred Couples and award-winning architect Gene Bates. It winds through a natural setting of mature oaks, small lakes and protected wetlands. The course offers five sets of tees to provide a fun and exciting layout for golfers of all levels.

Team sponsorships range from $750 to $2,500. Fairway sponsorships with course signage only are also available at $250. Team entry fee covers greens fees, electric cart, practice range, team photos, tournament gifts, mulligans, most contests and door prize tickets, box lunch, beverages, supper and the chance to win great prizes. There are only six teams left.

Tournament features include the Campus Federal Credit Union Putting Contest; Ronpak, Inc. Closest-to-the-Pin Contests; Hole-In-One Contests sponsored by Landers Dodge Chrysler Jeep RAM and Courtesy Golf Cars; the Chancellor’s Challenge contest; a Silent Auction including signed sports memorabilia; and an awards ceremony. Team prizes will be awarded for both flights. The First Flight, First Place Team Prize, donated by Cypress Bend Resort, includes a two-night stay for two in a deluxe hotel room, plus two rounds of golf with carts for each member of the winning team. Cypress Bend, a member of the Audubon Golf Trail, sits on the shores of Toledo Bend Lake near Many, La.

Meals will be provided by Texas Roadhouse (barbecue dinners) and Bistro To Go (box lunches). Beverage sponsors are Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Shreveport, Eagle Distributing of Shreveport, Inc., and Music Mountain Water. The sign sponsor is Signs At Work.    

Other sponsors not mentioned above are: 

§  Gold Plus Level – Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC and Litton Mortgage, Inc. 

§  Titanium Level – Barksdale Federal Credit Union; Jackson Construction & Avery Electrical Contractors; LSUS Debate; Pro Financial – In Memory of Andrew Miciotto; PT Sultans of Swing; Somdal Associates, LLC

§  Fairway Level – Brown Builders; Metro Aviation; Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers

 

For more information, call 318-797-5190 or email alumni@lsus.edu.  Click www.lsus.edu/golf for secure online registration and a complete list of participating sponsors. For information about the StoneBridge golf course, click http://www.gcstonebridge.com .

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Media Contact: Wendell Riley, Director of Media and Public Relations wendell.riley@lsus.edu 318-797-5108

 
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