Mar 152016

NPC Friends and Family, the non-profit organization whose sole purpose is to help students afford their higher education, is hosting a four-person Scramble Golf Tournament on Saturday, April 30, with a shotgun start at 10 a.m., at the Silver Creek Golf Course at White Mountain Lakes. Frontier Communications and Summit Healthcare Regional Medical Center are the tournament’s major sponsors.
Teams of four players will play scramble, with additional prize holes, such as Hole-in-One, Straightest Drive, Closest to Pin and Longest Drive included in the fun. Raffle items, Mulligan sales and a 50/50 raffle will round out the day.
“Horne Auto Group has agreed to provide a new vehicle for our hole-in-one competition,” Betsyann Wilson, executive director of NPC Friends and Family, noted.
There will be no cash prizes awarded to the top finishing teams, but several great prizes have been donated, including a foursome round of golf, with cart, at one of the Foothills Golf Group courses (Foothills Golf Club, Ahwatukee Country Club, Club West Golf Club and The Duke Golf Club), plus rounds from Bison and other area courses.
The cost to register is $125 per person or $400 for a four-person team, with all proceeds going to raise scholarships for the students of Northland Pioneer College. Registration is now open online at The fee includes the 18-hole round of golf, cart, beverage tickets and box lunch.
For more information, contact Wilson by phone at (928) 536-6245 or email at, or go online to and click on “events.”
If weather prevents play on the scheduled tournament day, the event will be re-scheduled at the earliest possible date.