Campus News

Golf tournament

The Stadion Athens Classic at UGA will be held April 29-May 2 at the UGA Golf Course.

Practice rounds for the Nationwide Tour professionals will begin April 26. Also that day, there will be a UGA Student/Junior Clinic at 4 p.m. that is open to the public. Chick-fil-A Beechwood is sponsoring the clinic and providing food for the participants.

At the conclusion of play Thursday through Saturday, Georgia Power is sponsoring a concert series featuring Jimmy Hall (of Wet Willie) and Band; the Splitz Band performing classic Motown/soul; and the Sons of Sailors Band, a Jimmy Buffet tribute act. The tournament awards ceremony will be held May 2 after play has been completed.

Tickets are $25 for a weekly pass, if purchased in advance, or $35 the day of. A daily pass is $10 or $7 for students. Premium passes for skyboxes on the ninth and 18th greens are $75 per day. Tickets can be purchased at the gate or online at Proceeds from ticket sales at the gate will go directly to UGA need-based scholarships.

Spectator parking for the tournament will be along South Milledge Avenue, starting at the Women’s Sports Complex and moving towards Whitehall Road as lots fill up. A free shuttle service will run during the tournament. Additional information is available by calling (706) 369-5841 or online at