Former Penn State and NFL players to headline Community for Kids Golf Tournament

a player sinks a putt at the annual Penn State Altoona Community for Kids Golf Tournament
Credit: Penn State

The Penn State Altoona Alumni Society will host the third annual Community for Kids Golf Tournament Friday, July 21, 2017, at Sinking Valley Country Club in Altoona. The tournament will begin at 9 a.m. with breakfast and registration at 8 a.m. The presenting sponsor is J.C. Orr & Son, Inc.

Individual golf registration is $125 and includes breakfast, the tournament, and post-tournament lunch and awards reception. Each participant also receives a ticket to the Tee It Up Reception on Thursday, July 20 at The Blairmont Club in Hollidaysburg. The Tee It Up Reception is open to all alumni and friends, and tickets can be purchased for $40. For more information and to register for the tournament, visit the Community for Kids Golf Tournament webpage.

Special guests include Penn State women's basketball coach Coquese Washington, who will attend the Tee It Up Reception, and former Nittany Lion football and NFL players Lydell Mitchell and Justin Kurpeikis, who will both take part in the tournament and reception.

Proceeds from the tournament and reception benefit the Blair Country Children’s Advocacy Center, the Penn State Altoona Alumni Society scholarship program, and Penn State Altoona Intercollegiate Athletics.

Sponsorship opportunities are also available. Information can be found on the website or by contacting Louisa Lobre-Riley at 814-949-5189 or [email protected].