Annual Hope Golf Outing Will Be
Held on Monday, June 23
Posted June 4, 2003
HOLLAND -- The 26th annual Holland golf outing at
Hope College, the "Bob DeYoung Hope Classic," will be held
on Monday, June 23, at the Holland Country Club.
The long-running event was re-named in 2000 for
Bob DeYoung, who retired in June of that year as vice
president for college advancement after working at Hope
since 1965 in admissions, student development and
advancement. DeYoung had been instrumental in establishing
The golf outing's format is 18-hole scramble with
foursome play. Sponsored by the Hope Alumni Association,
the event is open to all friends of the college.
Players may sign up as singles, in pairs or as
part of a foursome. Singles and pairs will be combined into
foursomes by the Alumni Office.
To accommodate players, there will be two shotgun
starts, at 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. respectively. All foursomes
will be placed in one of three divisions based on the team
members' average 18-hole scores.
First place prizes in each division have been
contributed by Macatawa Bank (Division I); Smith &
Associates Investment Management Services (Division II); and
Creative Dining Services (Division III). Second-place
prizes have been contributed by Lakewood Inc. (Division I);
Lokker Rutgers (Division II); and HUB International
(Division III). Registration gifts have been provided by
Elzinga & Volkers Construction Services and NatCity
Investments Inc. Door prizes will also be presented at a
pig roast in the evening.
In addition to golfing, participants may register
for an 11:30 a.m. cookout lunch and the 6:15 p.m. pig roast.
Activities will also include a reception at 5:30 p.m.
The entry fee for golfing only is $48, for the
cookout lunch is $12 and for the dinner is $22.
Reservations must be made by Wednesday, June 18.
Those interested in additional information or making
reservations should call the college's office of public and
alumni relations at (616) 395-7860.