SCSU Wrestling Golf Classic set for Aug. 26

The sixth annual St. Cloud State University Wrestling Golf Classic has been set for Friday, August 26, at Wapicada Golf Course in nearby Sauk Rapids, Minn.  This event will begin with a Noon registration and a 1 p.m. shotgun start for this 4-person team scramble tournament.  Proceeds from this event help benefit the intercollegiate athletic program at St. Cloud State University.

The cost of the outing is $100 per person, which includes green fees on the challenging links at Wapicada G.C., a cart, dinner, prizes, contests, awards and an outing souvenir.  After the golf is complete, the event will conclude with a social hour and awards dinner in the Wapicada G.C. clubhouse.

If you would like to participate in this year’s SCSU Wrestling Golf Classic, please contact Steve Costanzo at 320-308-2996 or e-mail him at

Of note, hole sponsorships for this event are also available for $100.  For more information on hole sponsorship opportunities, contact Costanzo at 320-308-2996 or e-mail him at



Kyle Malin Golf Scramble Benefit

Kyle Malin, 2002 Farmington graduate, was a three sport athlete in high school and qualified for the State Wrestling Tournament in 2000 and 2002. US Army Staff Sgt. Kyle Malin served three tours in Irag and was deployed to Afghanistan in June, 2010. On July 14, while on patrol, Staff Sgt Kyle Malin was severely injured by an IED, and lost both legs in the explosion. Kyle is in Walter Reed Hospital and has undergone many operations for his wounds, and still has many extensive surgeries before he can be fit with prosthetics and be released from the hospital. Kyle and his wife Alicia have two sons, ages 3 and 5.

Jon Malin, Kyle’s father and former Belle Plaine and UMD wrestler, is presently teaching and coaching football at Farmington High School. He was head wrestling coach at Farmington High School from 1985-2002. Jon and Deb Malin reside in Lakeville.

Friends of the family have arranged the Kyle Malin Golf Scramble Benefit to be held at Heritage Links Golf Course in Lakeville on Sept. 18, 2010 with a shotgun start at 11:30 am. (See flyer). Donations of money, silent auction items, and raffle prizes, are appreciated. Hole sponsorships are available and will include dinner and entertainment for two for each business sponsorship. Any questions, please call Byron Olson, (c) 763-300-5825 or (home) 952-469-3075.

Entry Form/Flyer (pdf)