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R.W Anderson Tournament to be held on August 28
GGL sponsors the annual event to raise funds for local scholarships

Greenville, SC, June 28, 2010 – Once again, Gamma Gamma Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. is sponsoring our annual Robert W. Anderson Golf Tournament for the 2010 year on Aug 28, 2010 at Rolling Greens with Shot Gun start at 1:30 p.m. Please see the attached flyer and try to either come out and join us for a fun round of golf and or sponsor a hole.

This is a tax deductible charity event to support the Fraternities’ community programs, including the Luke H. Chatman Scholarship. Tax ID can be provided upon request.

The format for the tournament is individual player, plays their own ball. Three flights (flighted at turn) with 1st, 2nd and 3rd cash prize in each flight. Every level of player has a chance to win. No mulligan or red tees to keep it fair. An optional $10 skin pot will be available to reward the best shot of a hole. Also, prize for long drive and 2 closest to pin.

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., the first intercollegiate Greek-letter fraternity established for African-Americans, was founded at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York on December 4, 1906. The Gamma Gamma Lambda Chapter was chartered on August 24, 1941 in Greenville, South Carolina under the Umbrella of the National Organization and the first African-American Greek-Letter Alumni Chapter in the Upstate of South Carolina.

Dr. Robert W. Anderson was a graduate of South Carolina State College (University), and North Carolina Central College (University) School of Law. He did further study at Cornell University, the University of North Carolina, St. Louis University, and Atlanta University. He served as the first African-American Farm Agent for Greenville County and the first African-American Director of The Community Action Program in Greenville, now known as S.H.A.R.E. He was co-founder, Charter Member, and first President of Gamma Gamma Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. While serving as president Dr. Anderson was instrumental in providing the upstate with many cultural, civic, and educational affairs, to include but not limited to presenting Greenville County to the world renowned Opera singer Marian Anderson.

Please come out to support us and have fun in the process. Contact Mike Chatman (864) 233.7773 or Mike Anderson (864) 834-1740 or email for more information about event.

Click to view web-based Flyer for 2010 R.W. Anderson Golf Tournament

Click to view the 2010 R.W. Anderson Golf Tournament Registration Form

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