Fun in the Sun Golf Tournament in Arizona


Fun in the Sun Golf Tournament in Arizona

Join Hamline alumni, spouses, significant others, and friends who graduated from any of Hamline’s schools for a “Fun in the Sun” golf tournament at Rio Verde Country Club located just outside Scottsdale, AZ.


Saturday, February 15, 2014 with a 9:00 a.m. golf shotgun. Cost is $90 per person and includes green fees, cart, range balls, prizes, continental breakfast and luncheon. The game will be l best ball per foursome on the front 9 holes and 2 best balls per foursome on the back 9. Register as a 4-some, 2-some or single and we’ll match everyone into foursomes. You will receive 100% of handicap and if you don’t have a handicap send in your last 6 golf scores.

On-site registration, check in, and continental breakfast will begin at 8 a.m.

Friday Night Valentine’s Day Party:

Nancy (Lux) Werner ’72 and her husband Jeff Werner invite all participants and their guests to their home on Friday, February 14 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. for wine, beer, heavy hors d’ oeuvres, and fun conversation. Address: 25655 N. DeSoto Lane in Rio Verde.

Saturday Luncheon & Awards:

An awards luncheon will be in the Rio Verde Country Club’s Copper Room immediately following golf. (Non-golfers are invited to the luncheon for $18 pp)

Friday Practice Round:

Hamline alumni and guests are invited to play a practice round on Friday afternoon, February 14 for $55, including cart. Call the Golf Shop at 480-471-9420 to reserve a tee time. Just say you’re with the Hamline University Tournament.

Where to Stay:

Local Realtors have rental listings: Contact: Rio Verde Sales and Rental at 480-471-1962; Four Peaks Realty at 480-836-6877; or The Verdes Connection at or 602-316-9903

Additional rental listings are on the Rio Verde Country Club’s website at Plus, Rio Verde is just 8 miles from Fountain Hills where there are many hotels.

About Rio Verde Country Club:

Rio Verde is an established 55+ golfing community located 20 minutes from Scottsdale and 45 minutes from Sky Harbor Airport. The Country Club is private, member-owned and has two 18-hole courses. Unlike many Arizona golf courses, Rio Verde’s are parkland style, similar to courses in Minnesota. Rio Verde offers a special $250 one-week unlimited golf package for renters. Go to for more information.

Hamline Alumni at Rio Verde:

Nancy (Lux) Werner ’72 and The Reverend Cathy Northrup ’82 live in Rio Verde. Cathy is minister of the Rio Verde Community Church.


Contact Nancy Werner at or Cathy Northrup at