35th Annual Lake State Golf Classic Scramble Set for Friday, August 2nd at Wild Bluff

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. – The 35th Annual Lake State Classic Golf Tournament and auction, in support of Lake Superior State University and Laker Athletics, will be held Friday, August 2nd at Wild Bluff Golf Course in Brimley, Michigan.

“The Lake State Classic is for everyone, regardless of golf skills,” commented Andrew Rubinstein, LSSU Annual Fund and Athletic Development Director. “We are excited for another fun day out on the beautiful course at Wild Bluff, and to be able to support our students and student-athletes.”

The event will begin at 8am with breakfast provided for each golfer, and the four-person scramble will tee off with a shotgun start at 9am. There will be multiple special events and lunch will be available for all golfers.

The Classic online auction opens for bidding on July 22 nd and will close the evening of August 2 nd . Auction items will include autographed Red Wings jerseys, an autographed Laker jersey from Laker Hall of Famer Mark Vermette, as well as other various items and experiences.

“Last year, for the first time since 2008, the Lake State Classic featured a sold out field of 144 golfers, and the event raised over $35,000 in support of LSSU,” said Scott Smith, LSSU VP of Advancement, Legislation and Alumni Relations.

We are pleased to announce that the price of golf will remain the same this year. For more information on the event, go to https://advancement.lssu.edu/lake-state-classic/. For additional questions, e-mail alumnirelations@lssu.edu, or call Andrew Rubinstein at (906) 635-6219. Hole sponsorships begin at $200.

“We’re thrilled to continue the tradition of the Lake State Classic, bringing together our Laker community in support of LSSU student-athletes,” commented LSSU Athletic Director, Tory Lindley. “As a newcomer to the Lake State Classic, I’m eager to see firsthand the blend of Laker Pride, camaraderie and fundraising that has made the Classic a standout event.”

A hotel block has been reserved at the Ojibway Hotel in downtown Sault Ste. Marie. Rooms are $149 (+tax) per night and can be booked by calling 906-632-4100 and mention the Lake State Classic to reserve your room.

A special thank you to Soo Co-op Credit Union, Central Savings Bank, Bay Mills Resort and Casino, and the Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Care Network who have already committed as major sponsors for the event.

Sports Team

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *