As excited as we are here at the Sixty Minutes blog about what our future, current, and former Badgers do on the ice, we're even more proud when they do something to impress us off the ice.
The annual Joe Pavelski charity golf tournament is one of those things that make you feel good about the young men that have come through the Wisconsin hockey program.
Press release from the organizers:
Greetings Joe Pavelski Fans,
Joe is proud to announce the third annual Joe Pavelski Golf Tournament, scheduled for Friday, June 24th, 2011. Last year's event brought out record numbers of both golfers and guests for a memorable afternoon on the links. Your sizable turnout and generous support enabled Joe to make significant contributions to both The Joe Pavelski Scholarship for Leaders and Portage County Youth on Ice. This year's event will once again feature a full day of golf and socializing, complete with a live auction, and catered reception. Tournament information and online registration can be found at: www.nwsportsagency.com.
I can speak from experience that this event is first class all the way and I would recommend it to anyone. Joe is more than happy to stop and talk with members of the event and makes the rounds signing an autograph for every golfer. It's not every day that you get to hang out at the country club with a National Champion and an Olympic Silver Medalist.
I urge you to sign up early because this event WILL sell out and I can assure you that you do not want to miss out. After golfing there is a catered reception (you can buy tickets for just the reception if you want) with a live auction that features LOADS of awesome merchandise.
Remember that this is a charity event and proceeds go to The Joe Pavelski Scholarship for Leaders as well as Portage County Youth on Ice. The $125 fee per player for 18 holes at a country club course with a cart and an excellent catered meal with Joe Pavelski is dirt cheap and it goes for a great cause.
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