Golf tournament to benefit scholarship


NAUGATUCK — A June 23 golf tournament will benefit a scholarship fund in memory of a late, former Naugatuck High School student.

The eighth annual Ryan Olson Golf Tournament will be held at Hawks Landing Country Club in Southington. Registration will be held at 7:30 a.m. A continental breakfast will be served between 8 a.m. and 9 a.m. A shotgun start will be held at 9 a.m.
The tournament is a scramble format. It costs $130 per golfer, and $100 to sponsor a hole. The cost for golfers includes lunch; there will also be awards and a raffle after golf.

To sponsor a hole or to register a foursome, send payment to Paul Markette c/o Ryan Olson Golf, 290 Stonefence Road, Naugatuck, CT 06770. For more information, call (203) 597-7633.

Olson died in a car accident in 2005 in Naugatuck. He was 15. The scholarship in his memory goes annually to a graduating Naugatuck High School senior.