Sept. 12, 2012
University of Minnesota men's basketball coach Tubby Smith has announced plans for the 2012 Tubby Smith Foundation Golf Classic. The Golf Classic is scheduled for Monday, Sept. 17 at the newly designed Edina Country Club. A dinner and live auction, also at Edina CC, will take place on Sunday, Sept. 16 at 5:00 p.m.
The 2011 Tubby Smith Foundation Golf Classic, the foundation’s inaugural event, raised more than $100,000 that went to help support charities in Minnesota that benefit underprivileged children on an as-needed basis.
Online bidding for the live auction is available now by using the following link: http://www.icollector.com/Tubby-Smith-Foundation_ae1834.
Several once-in-a-lifetime Items are up for bid, including the opportunity to travel with the Gopher Basketball team to Big Ten Conference road games (traveling on team charter planes and busses, a hotel room at the team hotel, sitting behind the bench at the game), evenings out with Coach Smith and his wife, Donna Smith, (dinner at their home, jazz club tickets, attending sporting events with them, etc.), and a piece of the original Williams Arena floor autographed by former Golden Gopher Basketball players and coaches.
More information on the foundation and golf classic can be found at www.Tubby Smith.com/Golf, the Tubby Smith Foundation Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/TubbySmithFoundation) or by emailing TubbySmithFoundation@gmail.com.
The Tubby Smith Foundation’s mission is to be a resource for children and charities that benefit children in the State of Minnesota, who demonstrate a need for financial assistance to improve their physical, mental, educational or overall wellbeing.