FUN TIMES AHEAD: Golden Eagle Scramble scheduled for June 6-8, 2014

FUN TIMES AHEAD: Golden Eagle Scramble scheduled for June 6-8, 2014

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. -- The dates have been set, so mark them on your calendar: The 2014 Pepsi Golden Eagle Scramble, presented by Budweiser, will be held June 6-7-8 at three golf courses around Cookeville. Registration will begin in March.

Always one of the most popular summer golf tournaments in the region, the tournament is named in memory of former player, coach and Hall of Famer Bobby Nichols. Drawing more than 500 golfers, the tournement is hosted by the Tennessee Tech University Athletics Department and serves as a major fund raising event for the Tennessee Tech Athletics Association.

"This tournament is not only an exciting and enjoyable event, it is also a fund raising tournament, and we are so grateful for all of the people who make it such as success each year, from the players to the sponsors to the volunteers," said Mark Wilson, TTU Director of Athletics. "The primary purpose has been, and will continue to be, to generate revenue for the athletic teams and student-athletes, and we are committed to making it one of the best tournaments around."

The tournament, the largest in the region, will return to the Cookeville Golf Club, Ironwood Golf Course and White Plains Golf Course.

Registration will begin in March. For more information, call the Athletics Ticket Office at (931) 372-3940.