First National Bank and Pizza Hut will sponsor the annual Master's Challenge golf fund-raiser for the Lu Ellen Gibbs Golf Endowment Friday, April 1, at Raven Nest Golf Club.

This long time presitigious event is a golf tradition at Sam Houston State and the 2011 event offers the opportunity for another exciting outing. All proceeds go to the Bearkat men and women's golf programs.

Format for the event is a four man scramble. A Sam Houston State University golfer will be present on each tee or green to greet and entertain you and hit a shot or help you putt.

Sponsorship levels include the $600 Bearkat level (four players in the tournament, dinner, one tee sign with name and logo and sponsorship gift); the $400 Orange level (two players in the tournament, dinner, one tee sign with name and logo and sponsorship gift); the $275 White level (one player in the tournament, dinner, one tee sign with name and logo and sponsorship gift); $150 hole sponsor (tee sign with name and logo and sponsorship gift) and $125 individual player.

Schedule for the tournament is 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. registration and lunch with a 1 p.m. shotgun start. Dinner follows completion of play.

For more information, please contact Ronnie Choate (936) 294-1051 or Jennifer Davis (936) 294-8019.