April 9, 2012
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LOS ANGELES -- The 2012 LMU Golf Classic and Dinner Auction presented by Western Asset will be held Friday, May 18 at Pacific Palms Resort. Registration for the 19th Annual event is now open with the early registration deadline set for April 13 and final registration set for April 27.
The event will was formed to support LionsFund, which raises funds for the student-athletes of LMU Athletics. The Golf Classic will be held at Pacific Palms Resort in the City of Industry, with registration and check-in starting at 9:30 a.m., followed by the shotgun start at 11 a.m. Cocktails and silent auction will begin at 5 pm, followed by dinner and the golf awards.
One of LMU's premier events, the Golf Classic is a can't miss experience that is attended by many of our top alumni, parents and fans. Whether you are an avid golfer or avid supporter of LMU Athletics, this tournament is extraordinary. The day includes limited-edition LMU tee prize packages and the opportunity to interact with LMU coaches and student-athletes on the course.
LionsFund is focused on providing a well-rounded educational experience, LionsFund supports our student-athletes' quest for excellence through scholarships and team support. Gifts to LionsFund assist in providing the resources needed for LMU student-athletes to achieve the highest level of success both athletically and academically. Supporting each of LMU's intercollegiate athletic teams, LionsFund is a vital part of the university's ability to compete at the NCAA Division I level.
Great reasons to attend the Golf Classic at Pacific Palms Resort. It was named the 2010 National Golf Course of the Year by the National Golf Course Owners Association, rated #1 by Golf Digest in "Best Places to Play" rankings for L.A. and Orange Counties, recognized as two masterworks of legendary golf architect William Francis Bell, host to the annual PGA U.S. Open Qualifier, no cart restrictions on the course.
Bring the Family. Special overnight hotel and spa packages are available for LMU participants and guests. For guest room reservations, call 800.524.4557 and
ask for the LMU Golf Classic Rate ($129/night). For spa treatments, call 626.854.2502.
The 2011 Golf Classic was truly a memorable day as 227 players took the Pacific Palms Golf Resort course for the 2011 LionsFund Golf Classic and Dinner Auction, shattering the previous record of 208.
In addition, 32 different sponsors joined in support of the tournament, setting further records in support for raising funds for LMU's more than 400 student-athletes.
"This success is a huge credit to each and every person involved in every way for this year's event," said Dr. Bill Husak, LMU Athletics Director. "From helping to register players, sign up foursomes and sponsors, collecting auction items, helping with organization leading up to the event, promoting it to friends and potential players, staffing on the day of the tournament, organizing student-athletes to be there meeting our attendees, and in so many more ways - each and every one of these things helped add up to make the tournament the all-around first-class event that it was this year, and everybody involved can be excited and proud of its success."
- GO LIONS -