The 3rd Annual Bearcat Golf Tournament to Benefit the McKendree University Department of Athletics was held on Friday, June 20, 2014 at St. Clair Country Club. The following is a preview of some of the silent auction items that were available at the tournament. Bidding took place during the Awards Reception and Dinner. Bidding was permitted by all tournament sponsors, golfers, staff and faculty. All proceeds from the auction benefited the Department of Athletics.
1. One week stay at the Ritz-Carlton, St. Thomas in the Caribbean. 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. Enjoy seven days, six nights in a two bedroom condominium with attached bath's - sleeps six; full kitchen; laundry facilities; and the renowned service and amenities of The Ritz-Carlton. Available October 4-11, 2014 (possibility of modification dependent on availability.)
2. Cabin in the North Woods of Wisconsin. Seven days, six nights in a cabin on the shores of Diamond Lake near Minocqua, Wisconsin. The Minocqua area, known as Nature’s Original Water Park, is located in the middle of Northern Wisconsin’s Lake Country. Enjoy fishing (walleye, muskie, crappie bass and northern pike), campfires, star gazing, and falling asleep to the melodious melody of the loons. Look for osprey, great blue herons and eagles which are often sighted. Cabin sleeps six, full kitchen, living room, one bath, linens and kitchen staples. Fishing and paddle boats provided. Available June 21 through October 7 – Dates to be mutually agreed upon.
3. Golf for four at The Country Club of St. Albans in Wildwood, Missouri
Includes guest fees and carts
Play good for any available tee times Tuesday - Thursday; or after 1:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday
4. Four St. Louis Cardinals baseball tickets – Redbird Club Sec. 251
Tuesday, August 5, 2014 7:15 p.m. vs. Boston Red Sox
5. Two St. Louis Cardinals baseball tickets – 1st Base Field Box Sec. 139
Sunday, July 20, 2014 @ 7:05 p.m. vs. Los Angeles Dodgers
6. Three Rawlings Official Major League 2014 baseballs - Signed by Doug Fister (P-Washington Nationals); Bryce Harper (LF-Washington Nationals); and the 2014 Potomac Nationals. This collection is a great way to build or start your sports memorabilia collection.
7. Gourmet Basket
Includes gourmet soup and bread mixes, dipping oil, soup crocks, and more.
8. Callaway Big Bertha Driver with adjustable perimeter weighting
9. Pepsi Portable Folding Picnic Table
10. Garmin Approach S1 GPS Golf Watch
11. Budweiser iPod Rocker Block Speaker - Plug in your electronic device and listen to your favorite tunes.
12. Budweiser Bike
13. Budweiser BBQ Set
14. Michelob Ultra Golf Bag