SXU invites community to 17th Annual Golf Classic

Saint Xavier University invites the community to support student scholarships with a day on the links at its 17th Annual Golf Classic.

Check-in begins at 7 a.m. with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. on Tues., Aug. 6 at Silver Lake Country Club, 14700 S. 82nd Ave., Orland Park. The day will conclude with a reception and dinner.

Registration for individual golfers is $300, which includes green fees, cart, continental breakfast, lunch on the course, beverages, reception, and dinner. Participants can register online at, keyword: golf. Participants also may register by mail using a downloadable printer-friendly form available on the site, or by calling (773) 298-3748. All proceeds support SXU student scholarships.

The event includes the Cougar Classic and Pick Your Prize raffles. Raffle tickets are available by calling (773) 298-3940. Winners need not be present.

Pick Your Prize tickets are $50 each or five for $200. Participants can choose from the following packages:

  • “Downtown” includes a trip for six on a sailboat, an overnight stay at the Trump International Hotel & Tower in Chicago, a $150 gift card to Smith & Wollensky Steakhouse, and a $300 Broadway in Chicago Theatre Ticket gift certificate.
  • “Weekend Escapes” includes golf for two at Eagle Ridge’s The General course, a three-day weekend stay at a three-bedroom vacation home in Galena Territory, four box seats with stadium club passes and preferred parking to the Milwaukee Brewers v. Los Angeles Angels game at Miller Park on Sept. 1, golf for four at Long Beach Country Club in Michigan City, Ind., and a $100 gas card.
  • “Chicago Sports & Tailgate” includes four Chicago White Sox Golden Box Seats with parking (White Sox v. Royals on Sept. 19), two Chicago Cubs Club Box Seats (Cubs v. Brewers on Sept. 6), two Chicago Bears tickets (date to follow), an overnight stay at the Hilton Chicago, an autographed Dan Hampton Bears jersey and Hank Aaron baseball, a cooler on wheels, and two bag chairs.
  • “Golf” includes golf at LaGrange Country Club (for three plus member), Ridge Country Club (for three plus member), Silver Lake Country Club (for four with carts), Beverly Country Club (for three plus member), Oakley men’s sunglasses, and a Garmin Approach SI Golf Watch.

Cougar Classic tickets are $25 each or five for $100. Prizes include the following: flat screen TV, JBL Flip Portable Stereo Speaker, Beats Solo HD headphones, Nikon Coolpix 18.1 megapixel camera, iPad with retina display, Kindle Fire HD, Nike+ SportWatch GPS, Trek mountain bike, TaylorMade Driver, Weber Liquid Propane Portable Grill, and much more!

Last year’s Golf Classic raised more than $112,000 for scholarships. For more information, please contact the Office of Special Events at (773) 298-3748 or