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ASU Sports Medicine Golf Scramble set For June 17

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From Arkansas State University

Those individuals who enjoy the sport of playing golf and would like to participate in a fun-filled event for a worthy cause are invited to participate in the 14th annual Arkansas State University Sports Medicine Golf Scramble, which will be held Monday, June 17, at the Jonesboro (Ark.) Country Club.

The scramble benefits athletic training, A-State student-athletes, and ASU athletic training students.  Proceeds generated from the scramble will go toward providing therapeutic and rehabilitation equipment necessary in the caring for injured Red Wolves' student-athletes along with providing quality clinical experience for athletic training students in A-State's nationally accredited athletic training curriculum.  Among the equipment items purchased as a result of the scramble are AutoSound Hands-free Ultrasound, Interx Neuromuscular Stimulation, LaserPrism Therapeutic Laser, etc.

"Your participation and support of this tournament ensures Arkansas State University Sports Medicine and Athletic Training provides the highest quality and mostcurrent therapeutic and rehabilitation equipment necessary in caring for injured ASU student-athletes," said A-State Head Certified Athletic Trainer Ron Carroll.  "It also provides quality clinical experience for athletic training students in the nationally accredited athletic training curriculum."

The cost is $85 per individual and will feature a four-person scramble format.  The cost includes golf, cart, and lunch.  The four-team entry fee is $340 for entries received before or on Monday, June 10. For those who register after June 10, please call (870) 972-3342.

Sponsorship packages for the scramble are available -- Major Sponsor ($1,000) – Entry fee for four players, prominent signage on both a tee and green, and your banner placed in the clubhouse; Corporate Sponsor ($500) - Entry fee for four players and two signs on a tee and/or a green; and a Tee or Green Sponsor ($100) – Prominent signage at a tee or green.  Some of the major 2012 sponsors were Southern Home Health Care and Jonesboro Orthopaedics Sports Medicine.  All donations to the ASU Red Wolves Foundation/Athletic Training fund are tax deductible.

Please make all checks payable to ASU Red Wolves Foundation/Athletic Training and registration forms should be mailed to Ron Carroll, P.O. Box 480, StateUniversity, Ark.  72467.

Members of the Red Wolves Dancers, formerly known as the A-Team, will be serving beverages on the course to the participants.  Tips received from drink carts and mulligan money collected from theteams will go towards the funding of equipment, uniforms, travel, etc.

Following the scramble, an awards presentation will take place with prizes to be awarded for the first, second, and third-place teams.  Specialty prizes (longest drive, closet to the pin) will also be awarded for specific holes along with player door prizes.

Information on the Jonesboro Country Club (JCC) can be found at www.jcclub.com<http://www.jcclub.com> and is located at 1408 E. Nettleton Ave. in Jonesboro.

For more information and/or questions regarding the 2013 A-State Sports Medicine Scramble, please contact Ron Carroll at (870) 972-3342/(870) 243-4705 or via e-mail at rcarroll@astate.edu<mailto:rcarroll@astate.edu>.  Those interested may also contact A-State Assistant Athletic Trainers Julie Ellena at (870) 340-8256 and/or Chad Sturkie at (870) 219-4588.

The 14th Annual Arkansas State Sports Medicine Golf Scramble
Monday, June 17, 2013

11:30 a.m. – Range Open
Noon – Lunch
12:45 p.m. – Tournament Rules and Tee Assignments
1 p.m. – Shotgun Start
Awards presentation to be held immediately following the scramble's conclusion.

Note: All times are Central (CT) and subject to change.

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