May 20, 2013
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The University of Iowa women's basketball team will hold its annual Golf Extravaganza on Monday, June 3, at Finkbine Golf Course in Iowa City. The outing will begin with 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 at 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 four-person best shot format tournament will have a chance to bid on one of four celebrity golfers to join their team for the day. Once registered for the golf outing, participants will be notified via e-mail May 22 on how to take part in the celebrity auction. Bidding will remain open until the end of the day on May 29, and golfers will be contacted on May 30 to confirm their celebrity choice. The list of celebrity golfers can be found below.
Sponsorship opportunities are also available. The "Par" sponsorship level costs $150 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 31.
2013 Women's Basketball Golf Extravaganza Celebrity Golfers:
Marv Cook - Former Hawkeye All-American tight end
Matt Gatens - Former Hawkeye All-Big Ten guard
Megan Menzel - UI women's golf head coach
Jaime Printy - Former Hawkeye All-American guard