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SXU to Host 26th Annual Golf Classic


Saint Xavier University (SXU) will host its 26th Annual Golf Classic on Thursday, August 11, at Silver Lake Country Club, 14700 South 82nd Avenue in Orland Park. Participants will enjoy "eye-opener" drinks, a full round of golf, lunch and beverages on the course, a cocktail reception and a steak dinner to enjoy. Proceeds from the event raise funds for student scholarships. Since 1997, the Saint Xavier University Golf Classic has raised more than $1 million dollars for student scholarships.

Join us and experience a great day of golf and fellowship with friends and colleagues while we raise money to support deserving and talented SXU students. Registration begins at 8 a.m., followed by a shotgun start at 9 a.m. The 19th Hole Cocktail Hour will be held at 3 p.m. Registration for individual golfers is $250 and non-golfers can purchase a reception/dinner-only option for $55. Several sponsorship opportunities are also available.

"The SXU Golf Classic is a wonderful day that brings our community together to support student scholarships, helping SXU students realize their limitless potential and go on to do great things. We are especially grateful for Henry Bros. Co., our long-time presenting sponsor of the Golf Classic, for their continued investment in student success at SXU," said Erin Mueller, associate vice president of University Advancement.

SXU faculty and staff can enjoy a reduced rate of $150.

Attendees can also participate in a raffle to win Cougar Classic prizes, now open for online ticket purchase! Winners will be selected at the Golf Classic, but need not be present to win. The raffle features great prizes, including a Bears vs. Vikings package that is sure to cause some excitement. Purchase your raffle tickets online by Wednesday, August 10, for a chance to win two VIP tickets to Florence + the Machine at Huntington Bank Pavilion on September 7. Proceeds from the Cougar Classic raffle also benefit the SXU scholarship fund!

To register or learn more about the event, visit SXUs website at, keyword: Golf Classic. For more information, please contact Jeanmarie Gainer at 773-298-3316 or gainerFREESXU.