Date Announced for 3rd Annual Bob Boyd Invitational Golf Tournament

Wilmington, N.C. – April 2, 2013 – Pam Boyd, widow of Robert McLean “Bob” Boyd Jr., one of North Carolina’s most accomplished golfers, announced today that the third annual Bob Boyd Invitational will be held at Pine Valley Country Club in Wilmington, N.C. on Tuesday, October 8th, 2013. Last year’s Invitational raised over $40,000 for The UNC Lineberger Cancer Research Center, SECU Family House @UNC, the Bob Boyd Scholarship at Pine Valley Country Club as well as registering over 50 new people on the National Bone Marrow Registry.

The Bob Boyd Invitational is a celebration of the life and legacy of our very own “Big Pro” Bob Boyd and an honor to the many organizations that helped him during his battle with Leukemia. The 18-hole golf tournament will include Amateurs teaming up with Carolina’s Professionals as well as a few of Bob’s good friends on the PGA Senior Tour. Back by popular demand, the ‘Remembering Bob’ Draw Party & Cookout along with a Silent Auction that will showcase the event. More details to follow as plans develop.The Bob Boyd Invitational is a celebration of the life and legacy of our very own “Big Pro” Bob Boyd and an honor to the many organizations that helped him during his battle with Leukemia. The 18-hole golf tournament will include Amateurs teaming up with Carolina’s Professionals as well as a few of Bob’s good friends on the PGA Senior Tour. Back by popular demand, the ‘Remembering Bob’ Draw Party & Cookout along with a Silent Auction that will showcase the event. More details to follow as plans develop.

Bob received many accolades during his golfing career including earning the Carolina’s PGA Player of the Year seven times and his record of playing in 10 PGA Championships may never be broken. He was inducted into the Carolina’s PGA Golf Professional Hall of Fame in February of 2008 and the Carolina’s PGA Player of the Year Award was renamed in his honor in 2007. Bob played on the European Senior Tour after turning 50 and finished four seasons in the top 30 Order of Merit while winning the 2005 Open de España Senior Event his Rookie year.

For more information, please contact Pam Boyd 910-622-1150 or email info@bobboydinvitational.com. Visit the event’s website atwww.bobboydinvitational.com.

THE FACTS:
The Bob Boyd Invitational has been scheduled for Oct.8th at Pine Valley Country Club in Wilmington, N.C.
Scheduled events include the Remembering ‘Bob’ Draw Party & Cookout and golf tournament on Tuesday, October 8th
Sponsorship opportunities are available and donations are being accepted. Registration for the tournament will open April 5th and is limited to the first 100 golfers.
Proceeds from the event will go to The National Bone Marrow Registry, The UNC Lineberger Cancer Research Center, SECU Family House @UNC and The Bob Boyd Scholarship at Pine Valley Country Club.
For additional information contact Pam Boyd at 910-622-1150 or email info@bobboydinvitational.com

LINKS:
http://www.bobboydinvitational.com
The National Bone Marrow Registry
UNC-Lineberger Cancer Research Center
SECU Family House @ UNC
Bob Boyd Scholarship at pinevalleycountryclub.com

CONTACT:
Pam Boyd
919.622.1150
info@bobboydinvitational.com