Skyforce to Host Benefit Golf Tournament

Sioux Falls, S.D. (May 14, 2008) – The Sioux Falls Skyforce will host the 7th Annual Roger D. Larsen Benefit Golf Tournament on Monday, May 19 at Minnehaha Country Club. Registration for the four-person scramble begins at 10:30 a.m. with a shotgun start at 11:30 a.m. Special guests include Skyforce head coach Nate Tibbetts and D-League President Dan Reed.

Entry fee for the event is $600 per foursome which includes green frees, cart rental, unlimited range balls, adidas golf polo, Skyforce golf balls, tees, 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.

The Skyforce will cover all expenses related to the event with 100% of the money raised going 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 $32,695, pushing the six-year total to $200,370.

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 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.