(Bowie, Md.) - Playing for student scholarships and new athletic equipment, Bowie State University will host its First Annual Bulldog Golf Classic on Thursday, May 10, 2012 at the Country Club at Woodmore in Mitchellville, Md. Proceeds from this event will support the BSU athletic program including weight room renovations and scholarships.
"Our goal to excel in academics and athletics is our number one priority. The investment in our students today will pay dividends in their lives in the future," said Anton Goff, Athletic Director at Bowie State University.
The public is invited to participate in this charitable event. The day's activities consist of registration and a practice range at 8:30 a.m., a shotgun start at 10:00 a.m., and an awards ceremony and luncheon at 3:30 pm. Individuals and parties of four can register for the tournament. As well, companies and individuals can contribute through various levels of sponsorship opportunities.
ABOUT BOWIE STATE UNIVERSITY
Bowie State University (BSU) is an important higher education access portal for qualified persons from diverse academic and socioeconomic backgrounds, seeking a high quality and affordable public comprehensive university. The University places special emphasis on the science, technology, teacher education, business, and nursing disciplines within the context of a liberal arts education. For more information about BSU, visit the website at www.bowiestate.edu.
About BSU Athletics
Bowie State University is a member of the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association, which is an NCAA Division II conference of 12 historically African American institutions. The BSU Bulldogs compete in five men's sports which include basketball, football, cross country, and indoor/outdoor track and field. The women's sports include basketball, softball, tennis, volleyball, cross country, as well and indoor and outdoor track and field.
About the Country Club at Woodmore
Majestically nestled within the gated community of Woodmore in Prince George's County Maryland, the Country Club at Woodmore features one of the mid- Atlantic's top rated golf courses (ranked 7th by Golf Digest, 2011). Designed by Arnold Palmer, the beautifully conditioned course features rolling fairways, challenging greens and spectacular views.