2015 Silent Auction

The 5th Annual Bearcat Golf Tournament to Benefit the McKendree University Department of Athletics will be held on Friday, June 17, 2016 at St. Clair Country Club. Following is a sneak-preview of auction items that will be featured at this year’s tournament. Bidding is permitted by all tournament sponsors, golfers, staff and faculty. Auction bids will be accepted prior to the event by contacting the Office of Development, Alumni and Parent Relations. Additionally, bidding will take place at the conclusion of the tournament during the Awards Reception and Dinner. All proceeds from the auction will benefit the Department of Athletics.

Silent Auction Items


St. Thomas St. Thomas St. Thomas

One week stay at the Ritz-Carlton, St. Thomas in the Caribbean

Enjoy seven days, six nights in a two bedroom condominium with attached baths. The condo sleeps six and features a full kitchen, laundry facilities and the renowned service and amenities of The Ritz-Carlton. Nestled on a secluded 30-acre beachfront estate along Great Bay on the eastern tip of St. Thomas, this luxurious getaway combines the natural elegance of the Caribbean with world-renowned service for a truly indulgent vacation experience. Dates mutually agreed upon.



Santa Fe, New Mexico

Drury Plaza Hotel in Santa Fe, New Mexico

Spend three days and two nights in the new hotel and plaza in the heart of historic Santa Fe. The property sits on five beautiful acres and brings friendly, award-winning hospitality service to the City Different.

The 182-room hotel features all of the renowned amenities of Drury Hotels, as well as modern, spacious, light-filled rooms with stupendous views of the Santa Fe skies. Guests will enjoy entrées in the restaurant, which draws from local ingredients and influences to create a mouthwatering cuisine; relaxing at the rooftop bar by the pool with breathtaking views of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains; and shopping in the galleries around the property. The fully renovated buildings are steeped in history, and surrounded by a pedestrian oasis, all in downtown Santa Fe.

The nearby Cross of the Martyrs is a great spot to enjoy Santa Fe's bold, colorful sunsets and take some pictures. Or you can view the gorgeous, blood-orange sunsets from the rooftop bar. Dates to be mutually agreed upon.




Gourmet Basket from Fezziwigs
Includes gourmet tea, cookie mix and more. Valued at $70


St. Clair Country Club

Golf for four at St. Clair Country Club in Belleville, Illinois

Includes guest fees and carts for 18 holes.


Pepsi Portable Party Fridge

Portable Party Fridge holds up to 24 cans and has an easy to carry top handle. Plugs into car cigarette lighter socket or a wall outlet. Great for a game room, camping, boating or to take on a weekend road trip. Valued at $150




Mich Ultra Trek Bike

Valued at $500



Budweiser Char-Broil Grill

Valued at $250



Bud Light Portable Sun Shade

Valued at $250.



Budweiser Portable Bluetooth Speaker

Valued at $250.


Dart Board


Budweiser Dart Board and Darts

Valued at $100.

Michelob Ultra Golf Bag

Valued at $150.


Frost Electric Basket


Frost Electric Supply Basket

Valued at $150.




PepsiCo Pub Table and Two Stools

Valued at $450.


NOTE: Be sure to check back for updates and additional items to be included in the Silent Auction.

If you would like to inquire about an auction item prior to the event or place a bid, please contact the Office of Development, Alumni and Parent Relations at (618) 537-6456.