July 11, 2008
University of New Mexico men's basketball coach Steve Alford will be the featured participant in the 2008 Special Olympics New Mexico Golf Classic July 20-21 at Four Hills Country Club in Albuquerque. The two-day event includes a Sports Auction Dinner on Sunday, July 20, and 18 holes of golf on Monday, July 21. All proceeds benefit Special Olympics New Mexico.
"I am very honored to be paired with Special Olympics New Mexico for such a great cause," stated Alford. "I have worked with the Special Olympics for over 25 years now and it is a privilege to help raise funds and awareness for such deserving athletes."
Cost for the event begins with $150 for an individual and $600 for team entry. The Sunday evening Sports Auction Dinner is from 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. The morning shotgun on Monday is set for 7:30 a.m. with the afternoon shotgun at 1:00 p.m. A complete brochure is available here. For more information call Special Olympics New Mexico at (505) 856-0342 or visit www.sonm.org.