Skyforce to Host Benefit Golf Tournament

Sioux Falls, S.D. (April 28, 2009) – The Sioux Falls Skyforce will host the 8th Annual Roger D. Larsen Benefit Golf Tournament on Monday, May 18 at Minnehaha Country Club. Check-in for the four-person scramble begins at 10:30 a.m. with a shotgun start at 11:30 a.m. To secure a spot in the tournament please call the Skyforce office at (605) 332-0605.

Entry fee for the event is $600 per foursome which includes green fees, cart rental, unlimited range balls, lunch on the course, free drinks, cocktail hour and banquet dinner. There will be a live auction following the banquet to help raise additional money.

Proceeds from the event will go to the Sky’s the Limit Youth Foundation. Each year, Skyforce coaches, players and staff are involved in a variety of Sky’s the Limit outreach activities. Sky’s the Limit will distribute funds to local organizations that help South Dakota kids, Dakota State University (Roger’s alma mater) for a scholarship in his name and the Fred Tibbetts Foundation. Last year’s event raised $27,885, pushing the seven-year total to $228,225.

Roger Larsen was a member of the Sioux Falls Skyforce ownership group from 1993-99 and again from 2001 until his life came to a tragic halt on Feb. 13, 2002. Larsen and current Skyforce owner Greg Heineman were business partners at Williams Insurance for 31 years prior to his unexpected death.

Season tickets are now on sale for the 2008-09 season. For information please contact a Skyforce representative at (605) 332-0605.