The 27th annual Opportunities, Inc. Invitational Golf Tournament will be held this Monday, September 12 at Texarkana Country Club, with the tournament draw party Sunday, September 11.
Opportunities will welcome former Arkansas Razorbacks basketball coach Nolan Richardson as its special guest.
Richardson led the Razorbacks to win the 1994 NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Tournament. He also won an NIT championship and a Junior College Championship, making him the only coach to win all three championships. He was inducted into the National Collegiate Hall of Fame in 2008, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 2014, and the Texas Sports Hall of Fame in 2015.
Richardson will visit the children and adults of Opportunities at 10am Monday, September 12 on its Main Campus at 6101 N State Line, and will play in the tournament at Texarkana Country Club. Tee off is at 12:30pm.
The tournament is sponsored by 50 local businesses and partners, led by top sponsors Truman Arnold Companies, Patterson Dental Center and Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield. Contests include hole-in-one challenges, sponsored by Alexander’s Jewelers and McLarty Ford, and a putting contest, sponsored by Guaranty Bank & Trust.
To date, the Opportunities, Inc. Invitational Golf Tournament has raised over $2.5MM for children and adults with developmental disabilities.