Save the date as the UMC Teambackers will host the Mark Olsonawski Scholarship Golf Tournament on June 9 at Two Rivers Golf Course in Hallock and the UMC Teambacker Golf Classic presented by Altru on Friday June 17 at Minakwa Golf Course in Crookston. The events are an 18-hole four-player Texas Scramble tournament in Hallock and a five-player scramble in Crookston at the Minakwa Country Club.

Proceeds from the tournaments will benefit scholarships to the University of Minnesota Crookston.

The Mark Olsonawski Scholarship is awarded to a UMN Crookston student participating in ACHA hockey from the Northwestern Minnesota or Northeastern North Dakota region. To date, over $ 24,000 has been awarded from the endowment. Mark Olsonawski graduated from UMN Crookston in 1999 in Plant Industry Management. He was named All-American in football in 1998 and held career records for rushing yards, career receptions and touchdowns. Olsonawski also made a name for himself on the UMN Crookston hockey team from 1995 to 1999. He currently works and lives in Moorhead, Minnesota.

To register for both or either tournament, contact Michelle Christopherson, Director of Outreach and Engagement for more information regarding any of the golf tournaments [email protected] or 218.281 .8369.