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Ma Kelley Memorial Golf Tournament to Raise Funds for Student Athletes

March 28, 2018

The 21st annual Ma Kelley Memorial Golf Tournament will be held April 13 at the Turlock Golf and Country Club and proceeds benefit UC Merced student athletes.

Tickets for the 18-hole tournament are $150 for an individual or $600 for a team of four. The fee includes the cart, green fee, range balls and lunch. Registration and breakfast begin at 9 a.m. and tee off is at 10 a.m.

The Building Future Champions Dinner and Auction will be hosted at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 12. Tickets to the dinner are $75 per person and include a reception, auction and a speech by World Series winner Dusty Baker. The 14th winningest manager in MLB history, Baker was skipper for four organizations, including the San Francisco Giants (1993-2002), the Chicago Cubs (2003-2006), Cincinnati Reds (2008-2013) and the Washington Nationals (2016-2017).

Dusty Baker
Dusty Baker

Since 2005, the generosity of attendees and supporters has directed more than $426,000 to UC Merced Athletics.

Both events are open to the public.

Sponsorship opportunities are also available and range from $100 to $5,000. For more information on the event or sponsorship opportunities, contact Chris Luna at or visit the registration site.


Brenda Ortiz

Senior Public Information Representative

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