Middle Georgia golf enthusiasts will tee off during a tournament fundraiser that supports Fort Valley State University’s football program. The eighth annual Lomax-Porter Golf Tournament takes place on June 10, 2017 at the Cherokee Pines Golf and Fitness Club in Perry, GA. The annual event is a major fundraiser for Wildcats football and is held in honor of legendary FVSU coaches, Leon J. “Stan” Lomax and Douglas “Doug” Porter. On the fairway, golfers will compete for cash prizes and bragging rights.
Hosted by Fort Valley State University’s Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, the Growl Club and Wildcat Nation, the tournament format is four person team scramble with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. and the first, second and third place winners will receive cash prizes. Lomax, a 2009 FVSU Sports Hall of Fame and 2011 Georgia Sports Hall of Fame inductee, and Porter, a 2008 Hall of Fame inductee, will serve as tournament directors.
Tickets are $75 per person or $300 per team. To purchase tickets, visit the FVSU Foundation, Inc., located on the second floor of the Evans Building, downtown Fort Valley (100 E. Main Street) or call (478) 825-6474. Make checks payable to the FVSU Foundation, Inc., 1005 State University Drive, Fort Valley, Georgia 31030-4313. In the memo line, write “Football Unrestricted.”
To register online, visit www.fvsu.edu/lpgolf.