The 100 Black Men of Metropolitan St. Louis will hold their 2017 Golf Tournament, Swinging For Scholarships, on Friday, July 14, at the Norwood Hills Country Club. The primary purpose of this tournament is to raise funds, supporting scholarships for youth in the St. Louis metropolitan area. This years’ event was moved to Norwood Hills Country Club in an attempt to elevate the exposure of the event and to give many participants first time access to the challenging fairways and greens of Norwood Hills.

According to Leroy Shumpert, president of the 100 Black Men of Metropolitan St. Louis and David Noble, Chairman of the Golf Tournament, “we invite golfers of all levels to come out and participate in this great event. Our youth need the support and there is no better place to make it happen than at the historic facilities of Norwood Hills Country Club.” Sponsors for the event include Centene Corporation, Midland States Bank, Marriott Grand Hotel, Monsanto, Marriott St. Louis Grand Hotel, Stifel Bank and Trust, Missouri Health Foundation, Anheuser-Busch, PEPSICO, Plaza Motors, and Creative Edge Visual Branding.

Sponsorship packages for the event range from $250 to $2,500. Individual golf package, including continental breakfast, golf cart and green fees, and lunch is $150. Format for the tournament will be a four-person scramble. The top men’s team, mixed team, women’s team and overall team will be recognized and awarded.

For additional information and registration, contact the office of the 100 Black Men of Metropolitan St. Louis at 314-367-7778 or visit

Friday, July 14
100 Black Men of Metro St. Louis: Swinging For Scholarships Golf Tournament Registration at 7 a.m.; Shotgun start at 8 a.m.
Norwood Hills Country Club
1 Norwood Hills Country Club Drive
St. Louis, MO 63121 (314) 521-0682

The 100 Black Men of Metropolitan St. Louis is a nonprofit 501(c)3 community-based organization. The mission is to improve the quality of life in the community that they serve and enhance educational and economic opportunities for all. The organization is composed of a diverse group of men including business executives, community leaders, entrepreneurs, clergy and elected officials. The primary focus of the 100 Black Men of Metropolitan St. Louis is to provide opportunities through initiatives, known as their signature “Four For The Future” Programs in the categories of Education, Health & Wellness, Economic Empowerment, and Leadership. M

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