A Day of Golf With Dean Smith Up for Bids!

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Slam dunk may not be a golfing term, but playing 18 holes with ACC basketball legend Dean Smith would be an alley-oop for sure. Triangle golfers have a shot at spending a round in a foursome with the former UNC Men’s Basketball Coach.

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Legendary UNC basketball coach Dean Smith will play golf with the winning bidder plus two friends.

The Durham Bulls are major sponsors of the Catfish Classic ALS Golf Tournament, and a chance to play the tourney with Smith just hit the auction block.

You and two of your friends can round out Coach Smith’s foursome for the Catfish Classic. Bidding is now open on ebay and will close on Saturday, August 19th. And believe it or not, your bid is tax-deductible!

Entering is simple.  Just go to the ALS Association – Jim “Catfish” Hunter Chapter eBay auction page and place your bid.  The person holding the highest bid on August 19th at 11am will win.  You will be contacted within 48 hours of your bid being certified to arrange payment.

Catfish ClassicThe Catfish Classic ALS Golf Tournament takes place on October 16, 2006, at the Tournament Players Club at Wakefield Plantation. The second annual Catfish Classic, a charity golf event begun in 2005, funds research, patient services, and provides hope and support for families coping with ALS. ALS (also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease), claimed the life of the tournament’s namesake, North Carolina’s own Jim “Catfish” Hunter.

Capitol Sports Vice President George Habel is on the board of the ALS Association – Jim “Catfish” Hunter Chapter.

It’s not everyday you have the opportunity to lend your support to a heroic endeavor.  Today’s your day.  Won’t you Join Coach Smith and support the fight against ALS?

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