Paine College to Host 5th Annual Golf Tournament

Posted by lsuggs | 08/5/2013 10:17 AM

(Augusta, GA) – Paine College and Honorary Chair, Jim Dent, Augusta native and Senior PGA Tour player, invite golfers to the 5th Annual Paine College Golf Tournament on Monday, August 26, 2013 at Gordon Lakes Golf Club in Ft. Gordon, Georgia. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and shotgun start time is 11:00 a.m. The registration fee for the tournament is $125 per individual and $375 per team. Registration includes 18 holes of golf, green fee, golf cart, brunch sponsored by Chick-Fil-A of North Augusta, SC, beverages by Augusta Coca Cola Bottling Company and 19th Hole Awards Reception sponsored by Outback Steakhouse.

Since its inception, the tournament committee has raised more than $95,000 to benefit Paine College golf program and scholarships. The generous contributions assisted with the Paine College Men’s Golf team as back-to-back Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) Golf Championships in 2012 and 2013.
“My vision for this event,” stated Head Golf Coach Herman Belton, “is to increase the recognition of Paine College Athletics in addition to the members of the Golf team. They have experienced tremendous success this year as back-to-back conference champions”.

All guests and golfers will have a chance to meet members of the Paine College Men’s Golf Team and golf coach at the Awards Dinner. Sponsors for this scholarship Golf Tournament include exclusive television media partner -WJBF News Channel 6, Augusta Coca-Cola Bottling Company, Jim Hudson Lexus, Mercedes Benz of Augusta, Outback Steakhouse, Chick-Fil-A of North Augusta, and Gordon Lakes Golf Club.


Tournament Event Schedule:

 Sunday, August 25, 3013
6:00 PM – Paring Party and Silent Auction at The Legends Club with live entertainment. Complimentary for Tournament players and $25.00 for guest supporters.

 Monday, August 26, 2013
Tournament Format: Threesome Lauderdale Play – Captains Choice (A, B and C flights –1st, 2nd and 3rd place prizes awarded in each flight)
8:30-10:30 AM – Registration at Gordon Lakes Golf Club
10:00 AM – Brunch sponsored by Chick-Fil-A
11:00 AM - Shotgun Start
5:00PM – 19th Hole Awards Dinner sponsored by Outback Steakhouse
For more information on registration or the 5th Annual Golf Tournament, please contact Frances Wimberly at 706.396.8171 or
For more information on Paine College, please visit or contact Leah Suggs in the Office of Communications & Marketing at  (706) 821-8322, (803) 524-3195 or


Photo caption: Paine College 5th Annual Paine College Golf Tournament scheduled for Monday, August 26, 2013 at Gordon Lakes Golf Club.