Teams and hole sponsors are being sought for Saturday‚Äôs William H. Butler 8th Annual Golf Classic at Old Fort Golf Course. The cost is $75 per player, which includes a cart, green fees, goody bag and lunch. Tee time is 8 a.m. with a shotgun start and registration begins at 7 a.m.
Hole sponsorships are $25, $50 and $100. For more information or an entry form, go to www.williamhbutler.org or call Jerry Willis at 615-896-5138.
The annual four-man scramble is a primary fundraiser for the William H. Butler Humanitarian Scholarship Fund, a nonprofit fund formed to perpetuate the goals and philosophy of Butler, a well-known educator, entrepreneur and community leaders.
The fund‚Äôs committee encourages students to strive for and achieve academic success, and its primary function is to provide financial support to disadvantaged youths as they pursue post-secondary education. It also pledges assistance to developing well-rounded citizens for the modern workforce.
Since its establishment in 1999, the fund has awarded scholarships to 10 students. Its first recipients earned an undergraduate degree in 2003.