A chance to play and support HBCU women golfers

4/11/2014, 6:05 a.m.

Female golfers from 10 historically black colleges and universities will tee off in the 20th Annual Women’s Collegiate Golf Classic/Championship on April 25-27 at the Stone Mountain Golf Course.

The championship, sponsored by the nonprofit Women in Golf Foundation Inc., includes a 19th Hole VIP reception, championship dinner and awards ceremony.

Golfers can play a round with women’s collegiate teams from Spelman College, Alabama State University, Benedict College, Bethune Cookman University, Hampton University, Jackson State University, Prairie View A&M University, Savannah State University, Texas Southern University and South Carolina State University – 2013 Women’s Collegiate Champions.

The deadline for players, sponsors and volunteers is April 15. Financial contributions and donations of gift items and gift certificates are welcomed.

All proceeds support HBCU women’s golf teams and girls’ golf programs.

On April 26-27, the women’s teams compete for the 2014 Women’s Collegiate Championship and the Renee Powell Cup.

The Stone Mountain Golf Course is at 1145 Stonewall Jackson Drive. For more information, visit www.womeningolffoundation.org or call LaJean Gould at 770-335-2364.