UTC Hosts 15th Annual Porky's Open Golf Tournament

Thursday, April 24, 2014

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Athletics Department is set to host the 15th annual Porky’s Open, presented by BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, on Tuesday, May 6, at the Council Fire Golf Club.  The Porky’s Open is the premier golf event in Chattanooga and has raised well over $1 million for student-athlete scholarships at UTC.

Hosted by the Mocs Club, the Porky’s Open features four-person teams for a select-shot golf tournament, lunch provided by Porkers BBQ, a 19th hole reception and appearances from UTC student-athletes and coaches. 

Registration and the driving range open at 10:30 a.m. followed by lunch at 11:30 a.m.  The tournament tees off with a shotgun start at 12:30 p.m.  Immediately following the round of golf is the 19th Hole Mocs Scholarship Auction and Reception.  Come bid on an array of items, while enjoying food, beverages and prizes from the golf tournament. 

The cost for the event is $300 per player with full information available on the attached brochure.  Space is limited so be sure to register today.  Admission to the 19th Hole Mocs Scholarship Auction and Reception is $10 for any non-golfing guest or supporter and affiliation with a team is not required. 

For more information on the Porky's Open Golf Tournament presented by BlueCross and BlueShield of Tennessee, contact Joe Levine at (423) 425-5866 or joseph-levine@utc.edu.

Special Thanks to the 2014 Corporate Sponsors
The Mocs Club would like to thank this year’s corporate sponsors listed below.  Opportunities to get involved with the 2014 tournament are still available.  For more information contact Joe Levine at (423) 425-5866 or joseph-levine@utc.edu.

Chancellor’s Level
BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee

Gold Level
Capital Toyota Inc.
The Financial Mart, LLC – Bob Roseberry
Horizon Wine and Spirits
Lexus of Chattanooga
Walker Interiors

Blue Level
Budweiser of Chattanooga
Carter Distributing
Chattanooga Coca-Cola Bottling Company
ESPN Radio 105.1
Hamico, Inc.
Herb Adcox
Incor Design & Promotions, LLC
Jake Marshall, LLC

Porkers BBQ
Rone Regency Jewelers
W.A. Bryan Patten

Silver Level
John N. Foy
Riggs Trailer Park, Inc
SouthEast Bank and Trust
SwingPerfect

19th Hole Mocs Scholarship Auction & Reception
Included with golf package or $10 for non-golfers.  For more information contact Joe Levine at (423) 425-5866 or joseph-levine@utc.edu.

Following the day’s golf, you and your guests are invited to attend the 19th Hole Auction and Reception! The evening will feature an open bar, food and the conclusion of a silent auction.

Join UTC Alumni, friends of the program, parents, fans, coaches and student-athletes, while making final bids on the silent auction items. Items included in the auction will consist of one-of-a-kind UTC Athletic experiences, Sports Memorabilia, and more.

As usual, 100% of the proceeds go to support student-athlete Scholarships at UTC.  Be a part of the 19th Hole Mocs Scholarship Auction and Reception! The 2014 Mocs Scholarship Auction can be a giant success because of the generosity of the Mocs Club members, UTC Alumni, friends and the greater community.

If you are able to donate goods, services or memorabilia or have connections in the travel, hotel, or restaurant industry, we can use your help. We will provide the necessary tax documentation and in-kind donation credit!  To Donate Auction Items contact Joe Levine at (423) 425-5866 or joseph-levine@utc.edu.


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