The Wiregrass Chapter of the Troy University Alumni Association will host the 2011 Jackson Thornton Invitation Golf Tournament on Thursday, Oct. 6, at Highland Oaks in Dothan.
The annual golf tournament raises money for TROY student scholarships. Prior to the tournament's start, the alumni association will announce plans to create a new endowed scholarship program in partnership with the Collins family of Dothan in honor of former Dothan High School baseball coach and TROY alumnus Terry Collins.
Members of the media are invited to cover the tournament. The 4-person scramble will begin at noon with a shotgun start. Lunch will be served at 11 a.m.
For more information contact Gayla White at 334-983-6556 ext. 1377.