Alumni Golf Tournament Raises More Than $6,000

On Friday, July 10th, The Penn State Wilkes-Barre Alumni Constituent Society hosted its 20th Annual "Masters" Golf Tournament at Blue Ridge Trail Golf Club in Mountaintop. The tournament raised approximately $6,000, used to support a variety of programs for Penn State Wilkes-Barre students including the Student Mentor Program, Academic Excellence Awards, THON, and other student initiatives.

One hundred twenty golfers took to the greens with the championship flight of (L-R): Chris Schuster, Phil Novola, Jim Miliauskas, and Jack Monick winning the Captain and Crew style tournament. Each received a Penn State Wilkes-Barre "Masters" blazer complete with 24K gold-plated Penn State buttons.

Golfers also had the chance to win various hole-in-one prizes, including a car donated by Ken Pollock Autogroup, Callaway X2 Irons, $500 Zero Restriction Gift Card, and Round Trip Air Tickets for two. Other contests during the day included closest to the pin, longest drive for men and women, and double your money by "holding the green." The tournament also featured a raffle with gift certificates and prizes donated by local businesses.