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Robert W. Anderson Charity Golf Tournament set for June 9
GGL to host the ninth annual event to raise funds for local scholarships at Furman University's Golf course

Greenville, South Carolina - Please join us for the annual Robert Anderson Charity Golf Tournament, sponsored by Gamma Gamma Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha. This year the tournament will be held on June 9, 2012 at Furman University Golf Course (Furman University Greenville, SC 29690) beginning at 11:30 AM, with Check-in starting at 9:30 AM.

Lunch and Range Balls will be provided for Registrants. You can also pre-register on June 8 from 6 PM to 8 PM at Club 100 on 100 Byrdland Drive. Registration is $85 per player.

Cash prizes will include First, Second, Third Place in multiple tiers, and four closest to pin awards. The Format will be 4-man Blind Draw. Proceeds go to support the Luke H. Chatman Scholarship for local High School Students. Sponsorship opportunities are available as well for $100 per hole.

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., the first intercollegiate Greek-letter fraternity established for African-Americans, was founded at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York on December 4, 1906. The Gamma Gamma Lambda Chapter was chartered on August 24, 1941 in Greenville, South Carolina under the Umbrella of the National Organization and the first African-American Greek-Letter Alumni Chapter in the Upstate of South Carolina.

Dr. Robert W. Anderson was a graduate of South Carolina State College (University), and North Carolina Central College (University) School of Law. He did further study at Cornell University, the University of North Carolina, St. Louis University, and Atlanta University. He served as the first African-American Farm Agent for Greenville County and the first African-American Director of The Community Action Program in Greenville, now known as S.H.A.R.E. He was co-founder, Charter Member, and first President of Gamma Gamma Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. While serving as president Dr. Anderson was instrumental in providing the upstate with many cultural, civic, and educational affairs, to include but not limited to presenting Greenville County to the world renowned Opera singer Marian Anderson.

Please come out to support us and have fun in the process. Contact Mike Chatman (864) 233.7773 or Mike Anderson (864) 834-1740 or email for more information about the event.

Click to view web-based Flyer for 2012 R.W. Anderson Golf Tournament

Click to view the 2012 R.W. Anderson Golf Tournament Registration Form

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