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King University News :: Registration Open for KU Alumni & Friends Scholarship Fund 2014 Golf Tourney

BRISTOL, Tenn., April 4, 2014 – On Friday, April 25, 2014, King University will host the Alumni Friends Scholarship Fund 2014 Golf Tournament at the Glenrochie Country Club in Abingdon, Va. The events will get underway with check in at 9 a.m. and a 10 a.m. shotgun start. An awards reception will follow the completion of the tournament. Registration for the four-man select shot format is open through Monday, April 14.

“The participants in our golf tournament always have a wonderful time and we are able to raise more than $20,000 annually for the Annual Scholarship Fund. It is a win – win situation for everyone involved,” said John King, vice president for Development and Enrollment Management for King University.

The golf tournament will include several events such as a putting contest and a hole-in-one contest for a $10,000 cash prize with additional prizes including a Sharp LCD flat-screen TV, set of Callaway irons, and roundtrip domestic airfare for two. Additionally, representatives from Dixon Golf will also host the “Dixon Challenge” at Par 3.

Sponsorship levels for the tournament include:

·         Masters Club ($2,500+) - One team of four players with signage at the tournament and automatic entry into the putting contest;

·         Players Club ($1,500) - One team of four players with signage at the tournament;

·         Amateurs Club ($550) - Half-team of two players with signage at the tournament.

All sponsorships are tax deductible minus $57 per player and $15 sign fee. Individual players may enter the tournament for a fee of $150. Each participant will receive a “goodie” bag and box lunch.

All proceeds will benefit University students through King’s Alumni Friends Scholarship Fund.

Interested golf enthusiasts may register at For additional information, contact Denise Asbury, director of annual giving and alumni services for King University at or 423.652.4895.


King University is a Presbyterian, doctoral-level comprehensive university. Founded in 1867 as King College, the University offers more than 90 majors, minors, pre-professional degrees and concentrations in fields such as business, nursing, law, medical and health sciences, pharmacy, education, and humanities. Graduate programs are offered in business administration, education, and nursing. A number of research, off-campus learning opportunities, and travel destinations are also available. King University is a NCAA Division II and a Conference Carolinas member with 25 varsity sports. For more information about King University, visit King University does not discriminate against academically qualified students of any race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, age, or disability. King University is certified by SCHEV to operate locations in Virginia. For more information, contact the King University office at Southwest Virginia Community College, 309 College Road, Richlands, VA 24641.