Fifteenth Annual Kent Finanger '54 Golf Classic in Goodyear, Arizona

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the golf classic has been cancelled and rescheduled for Saturday, March 20, 2021. We sincerely apologize and look forward to seeing you next year in Arizona.

Friday, March 20, 2020

Golf Event Vespers Service - This event has been cancelled.

Saturday, March 21, 2020

Kent Finanger Golf Classic -This event has been cancelled.

Please join fellow alumni, parents, and friends of Luther College for brunch, a day on the golf course, and dinner at the Norse Athletic Association Kent Finanger Golf Classic on Saturday, March 21, 2020. Finanger, a 1954 graduate of Luther, spent his career as a professor in the health and physical education department, chairing the department from 1964 -1996. As a coach, he logged nearly 90 seasons of coaching in five sports: baseball, basketball, cross country, football, and track and field.

For this year's golf outing, we will be honoring the Men's and Women's Basketball programs at Luther College.

Registration - Deadline is Friday, March 6th:
Register online
Download registration form
Sponsorship and Donations

Tuscany Falls Golf Club at Pebble Creek
16262 W. Clubhouse Drive
Goodyear, Arizona


Activity Time
Registration Begins   9:00 a.m.
Brunch 10:00 a.m.
Shotgun Start 12:15 p.m.
Golf Tournament
Reception  5:00 p.m.
Dinner & Awards Program  6:00 p.m.
Wrap-up  7:30 p.m.

Brunch, Golf, Cart, and Dinner - $125/person
Brunch and Dinner only - $50/person
Brunch only - $20/person
Dinner only- $35/person
Mulligans (sold at event) - $5 each
Raffle Tickets (sold at event) - $5 each or 5 for $20
Tee and/or Green Sponsorship - $100 each

Examples of possible sponsorships are individual, family, business, and/or combined with your Luther classmates. Sponsorship donations are fully tax deductible and will go to the Norse Athletic Association.

There are also event sponsorships available:
$3,000 to $5,000 Executive Event Sponsors
$1,000 to $2,999 Event Sponsors
   $500 to    $999 Sponsors

NOTE: A silent auction, live auction, and raffle will be held. To donate items to the auction or raffle, please contact Deb Rilley '81 at [email protected]

Golf Outing Committee
RuthAnn (Johnson) Atkinson '65, Karen (Swain) '62 and Glenn Austad '62, Lydia Eager '16, Dan Finanger '87, Lois and Kent Finanger '54, Lois (Dunleavy) '77 and Mark Finanger '77, Amy (Silseth) '84 and Jay Ganske '82, Fay Henning-Bryant '64, Gregg Luther '90, Lila and LaRoy Luther '60, Karin (Knutsen) '61 and Clay Lyon '61, Linda (Ladd) '64 and Steve Messer '64, Lloyd Nelson '51, Terry and Armin Pipho '60, Deb (Dahl) '81 and Tim Rilley, Jane and Rick Theiler '72, Diane (Mallu) '65 and Bob Thompson '65

In Memory of Golf Outing Committee Members
Marilyn Larson, LaVern Luther '60, Roald Nelson '54, and LaVine Nelson

Additional Information
For questions, please contact Russ Schouweiler, Head Women's Soccer Coach and Assistant Athletic Director for Athletic Funding, by phone at 563-387-2161 or email ([email protected]).

Directions to Tuscany Falls at Pebble Creek
I-10 West to Exit 126, Pebble Creek Parkway. Go north (right) on Pebble Creek Parkway for two miles. Turn left on to Clubhouse Drive, proceed to guard house and then straight ahead to the clubhouse.

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