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Teambacker Golf Classic Altru Cup Raises More Than $12,000

By Elizabeth Tollefson on
Wednesday, August 8, 2018

The University of Minnesota Crookston Teambacker Golf Classic Altru Cup was held Friday, July 20,  2018, at Minakwa Golf Course in Crookston, Minn. The 28th annual golf scramble raised more than $12,000 for the Bill & Mary Tyrrell Scholarship which benefits U of M Crookston student-athletes.golf scramble

A total of 19 teams participated in a day celebrating Bill Tyrrell, and his late wife Mary, who tirelessly supported student-athletes and the Crookston campus.

The winning team, sponsored by American Crystal Sugar included Wade Hanson, Jess Hanson, Wes Hanson, Crystal Hanson, and Aaron Meyer. Bremer Bank team of Scott Sanders, Mark Bruggeman, Trent Fischer, Rich Clauson, and Derrick Seaver finished runner-up.

golf scramble winning team Placing third was Ampride/Crookston Times team of Don Forney, Wayne Melbye, Bruce Hanson, Seth Hanson, and Barry Bergan. Teambackers would like to extend a special thanks to Bill Tyrrell for participating in this year’s tournament.

Special thank you to Altru Clinic and Altru Health System for being the tournament's presenting sponsor and thanks to the many volunteers and loyal sponsors who helped make the tournament a success. 

Mark your calendar for next year's Teambacker Golf Classic Altru Cup slated for Friday, July 19, 2019. bill tyrrell

The University of Minnesota Crookston now delivers 35 bachelor's degree programs, 25 minors, and 40 areas of emphasis on campus as well as 16 degree programs entirely online.  These degrees are offered in the areas of agriculture and natural resources; business; liberal arts and education; and math, science and technology.  With an enrollment of 1,800 undergraduates from more than 20 countries and 40 states, the Crookston campus offers a supportive, close-knit atmosphere that leads to a prestigious University of Minnesota degree.  "Small Campus. Big Degree."  To learn more, visit www.umcrookston.edu.

PHOTOS:

Derek Martin, associate development officer (left) accepts a check from members of the winning team: Crystal Hanson, and Aaron Meyer.

Winning team sponsored by American Crystal included Wade Hanson, Jess Hanson, Wes Hanson, Crystal Hanson, and Aaron Meyer.

Bill Tyrrell addresses the crowd at the Teambacker Golf Classic Altru Cup

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