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Still time to register!

Join us on Saturday, July 23, 2011 at The Emerald Golf Course in St. Johns for an inaugural golf outing to support the scholarships and programs of the State News Alumni Association.

The day will start with breakfast and registration at 8 a.m., with a shotgun start at 9 a.m.

Sign up here for your foursome, register as an individual to be paired with others or sponsor a student or recent grad to play. Or download a registration form to return by mail.


Early bird rate extended until July 23!

Includes 18 holes, cart, range balls, continental breakfast, hot dog or hamburger lunch at the turn, 2 drink tickets, chicken breast buffet dinner at post-round banquet, door prizes and more!

You can also make a donation to underwrite the costs for students or recent grads to play.

Register Your Team Online or by Mail

Download this form to register by mail or sign up yourself or your foursome online by following these two easy steps:

Step 1: Tell us About You or Your Team. Use this online form to tell us about yourself and/or your teammates. We welcome your non-alumni friends and colleagues to play.

Step 2: Make Your Payment. Pay online below, by mail with this form, or at the course.

Payment by cash or check will be accepted at the course. However, the early bird rate only applies for payment made in full by July 1.

Please note: All foursomes must make a single payment together to ensure they are paired with their chosen teammates. All individual registrants will be randomly assigned to teams.

Payment Information


To pay online using our secure PayPal system, select the appropriate option from the drop-down list to pay for yourself, pay for a foursome, make a donation to support the play of a student or recent grad, or pay to attend ONLY the dinner banquet.

If paying by mail with a check or credit card, please download and print this form. Checks should be made payable to the State News Alumni Association.

Deadline to Sign Up

To qualify for the early bird rate, payment must be received in full by this date.

Not a Golfer?

Join us for the banquet and special guest speaker, support a studentís or recent gradís play, or be an event sponsor!

Be a Sponsor

Sponsorship Options

Sponsorships are available for corporations and individuals that would like to support our event. Sponsors are recognized on signage and in the event program. Sponsorship of a specific hole or tee is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Sponsorship levels are as follows:

- Event (Includes 2 foursomes): $1,000

- Banquet (Includes 1 foursome): $500

- Beverage Cart, Lunch or Breakfast: $250

- Hole or Tee: $50

Door Prizes

Support our effort by donating an item (books, gift certificates, etc.) for a door prize.


A limited number of rooms are available for golf outing participants on Friday and Saturday nights at a reduced rate of $94 per night at the East Lansing Courtyard Marriott, 2710 Lake Lansing Road. The hotel is conveniently located on the north side of East Lansing, at U.S. 127 and Lake Lansing Road, about 20-25 minutes from the golf course and 10 minutes to downtown East Lansing. This special rate will only be available until June 22 or while rooms remain available.

To reserve a room, call 1-888-284-1894 and refer to group code SNGS. Or reserve a room online here and use the code SNGSNGK for a king room or SNGSNGD for a double room.

Questions? More info?

Contact Golf Event Chairman Tony Paul at (248) 259-0319.

Join the Conversation

Visit our Facebook event site for the golf outing to talk to other alumni!

Donations to the State News Alumni Association, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, are tax deductible to the extent provided by law. Please consult your tax adviser.

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