USF hosting second annual Cougar Classic golf outing

June 18, 2013 FORT WAYNE, Ind. The University of Saint Francis Office of Athletics will host its second annual golf outing, the Cougar Classic, on Friday, Aug. 2 at Bridgewater Golf Club in Auburn, Ind.

NFL star and Fort Wayne resident Jason Fabini and Steel Dynamics Inc. co-founder and chairman Keith Busse will co-host the event to fund scholarships for USF student-athletes and provide a day of golf, fun and fellowship for USF Athletics fans, friends and alumni.

Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m., and golfers will tee off for the 18 holes at 10:30 a.m. Breakfast and lunch will be provided, along with entry to the awards reception with heavy hors d’oeuvres and cocktails.

A VIP reception will be held the preceding evening on Thursday, Aug. 1, at Fabini’s home. Fabini played for 11 years in the National Football League for the New York Jets, Dallas Cowboys and Washington Redskins. He is employed with Merrill Lynch and engages in charity work. Busse is a USF alumnus, trustee and namesake for the university’s Keith Busse School of Business and Entrepreneurial Leadership.

Those who wish to register to play or learn about sponsorships can find information under the “athletic giving” tab at

  The University of Saint Francis, founded in 1890 as a comprehensive university in the Catholic Franciscan tradition, offers more than 60 undergraduate and 14 graduate programs in five schools: The School of Health Sciences, School of Arts and Sciences, Keith Busse School of Business and Entrepreneurial Leadership, School of Professional Studies and School of Creative Arts. More than 2,300 students from a broad geographic region attend USF for its academic excellence. The university has a regional campus in Crown Point, Ind.


Media Contacts

For all University-related matters, please contact:

Trois Hart
Associate Vice President of Marketing
T: 260.399.8050
C: 260.415.2401

Yvonne Schroeder
Director of Communication
T: 260.399.7700 ext. 6413

Sandie Phalen
Director of Marketing and Development
Crown Point
T: 219.488.8888 ext. 5421


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