Scholarship Golf Tournament in Orlando

January 23, 2011

For Immediate Release: January 19, 2011

Inaugural Scholarship Golf Tournament in Orlando, FL
The National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc.—as a part of the Annual Session—will host its inaugural Scholarship Golf Tournament on September 5, 2011. This historic event will be held at the Reunion Resort and Club in Orlando, Florida with a 9:00 a.m. shot-gun start. The cost to participate is $150 per per-son with a 4-man scramble format.
The goal of the National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Golf Tournament is to support the students of our member churches in their efforts to pursue higher education. The scholarships awarded to students from across the United States will range from $500 to $1,500 per student.

Sponsorships for this event are also available with categories ranging from $500 for a single hole sponsorship to $5,000 which includes a vast array of benefits including prominent display of sponsor banner. National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. branded golfing merchandise will also be available.

There are only 144 slots available and the demand will be great. The deadline for registering is August 22, 2011 or until all slots are filled.  You can download your copy of the sponsorship brochure by clicking (registration information will be coming soon!):
For more information about sponsorship opportunities, please refer to the convention website: or contact Rev. Dr. Tellis Chapman, (313) 407-4908.
Media Contact: Rev. Morris Tipton, Director of Media Relations

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The National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. ( is the nation’s largest African-American religious organization comprising of 7.5 million members worldwide. The National Conven-tion President is Dr. Julius R. Scruggs, Pastor, First Missionary Baptist Church, Huntsville, Alabama.