April 28, 2014
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The University of Iowa women's basketball team will hold its annual Golf Extravaganza Tuesday, June 3 at Finkbine Golf Course in Iowa City. The outing will begin with lunch at noon followed by a shotgun start at 1 p.m.
The outing will be a four-person best shot format with hole and flight prizes. Cost for a foursome is $500, which includes lunch and dinner, photo with head coach Lisa Bluder, a participant gift, opportunities to win door prizes, flight prizes, outstanding hole-in-one prizes and a chance to meet current Hawkeye student-athletes and coaches. There will also be live and silent auction items available for bid throughout the day.
Participants in the tournament will have a chance to bid on one of six celebrity golfers to join their team for the day. Once registered for the golf outing, participants will be notified via e-mail how to take part in the celebrity auction. The list of celebrity golfers can be found below.
Sponsorship opportunities are also available. The "Par" sponsorship level costs $175 and the business or individual name will be listed on signage on the course. The "Birdie" level is $500 and includes signage on a tee box during the outing and an appreciation gift. The "Eagle" level is $1,500 and includes a complimentary foursome in the outing, name on the welcome banner, recognition at the event, and an appreciation gift.
Proceeds from the outing directly support Iowa's summer overseas trip, taken every four years.
Entry forms (see above) for both the outing and sponsorship opportunities are due May 30.
2014 Women's Basketball Golf Extravaganza Celebrity Golfers:
Theairra Taylor - Iowa senior
Luke Recker - Former Hawkeye men's basketball standout
Gary Barta - UI Director of Athletics
Dr. Tom Davis - Former UI men's basketball coach
Shelley Till - Women's basketball radio/television analyst
Marv Cook - Former Hawkeye All-American tight end