June 4th...That is the date for the first ever Black Hats Golf Classic. Serving the football team as a fundraiser, this one day fun filled event will provide the Panthers football program with monies that could be put to many uses. Equipment purchases alone are an expensive endeavor, and as budgets are tightening, this outing will be very important in enhancing the football program for the fans as well as the players.
Here is some information about the tournament:
The tournament will be held at the
Botetourt Golf and Swim Club
2414 Country Club Road
Troutville, VA 24195
Black Hats Golf Classic
Entry Fee: $300 Per Team
($75 per player)
Range Balls Available
Team Meeting Rules
TEAM ENTRY INCLUDES:
18 holes of golf with cart, unlimited range balls, and a golf towel.
A tournament raffle as well as individual and team prizes will be awarded.
On-course beverages will be available.
The format of the tournament is a
four player team, traditional Captain’s Choice. Players who enter as an individual will be placed with others to create 4-man teams.
Other than the golf, there will be a couple of other surprises thrown in as well.
The 1980 Heisman Trophy winner will be on hand with his Heisman Trophy for photo opportunities. Rogers is one of the greatest to play the game, and in his Senior year at South Carolina , led the nation in rushing with 1781 yards. For more information on George Rogers, visit the link below:
Chris Warren '89
A star in every sense of the word, Chris Warren is one of the greatest to ever wear the Black and Gold. Below is an excerpt from the Ferrum Hall of Fame Bio:
If you know anything about Ferrum football, you know this name well. Serving as Head Coach from 1960-1993, Coach Norton amassed a record of 244-77-11, with four national championships, and one national runner up.His list of accomplishments is long, but some are listed below: