Diné College to hold Golf Tournament Fundraiser this Spring

Diné College to hold Golf Tournament Fundraiser this Spring

6 April 2023

TSAILE, AZ — For the past fifty-four years, Diné College has fulfilled an unwavering commitment to cultivate the next generation of leaders and academics on the Navajo Nation. The college has supported the academic drive and passion of students working to earn a college degree by providing them with the knowledge and skills required for professional advancement on and off the homeland.

The Diné College ‘Golfers for Scholars’ Golf Tournament is a fundraiser designed to replenish the Diné College Scholarship Fund, with a percentage of the proceeds going to support the Athletics Department. The event will take place in Farmington, NM at the Piñon Hills Golf Course on April 22, 2023. Registration is now open online at https://www.dinecollege.edu/golf/. Registration levels include $250 for individual golfers, $900 for a team of four, and $1,500 for corporate teams that are interested in additional promotion at the event. A special discount is offered to Diné College Alumni for individual golfers and teams of four.

On the day of the tournament, the range will open at 7:00 a.m. On-site registration and breakfast will be available at 6:30 a.m. The putting contest will take place from 7:30-8:15 a.m.; and the shotgun start will be at 8:30 a.m. An awards luncheon, catered by Grill on the Hill, will follow the tournament at 12:30 p.m., and the event will conclude at 2:00 p.m.

“As the Navajo Nation’s college, we continue to forge students into well-grounded individuals who are knowledgeable in Navajo thought and values, setting the foundation for generational success, said Dr. Charles M. Roessel, president of Diné College. “The gift of a college education has the power to change lives and transform the future of the Navajo Nation. Diné College continues to support hundreds of our students every year by offering institutional scholarships every year.”

Our premier sponsor this year is Tallsalt Advisors, an Arizona-based, 100% Native American owned firm that provides clients with investment advisory, corporate financial advisory and royalty management services. Tallsalt is committed to enhancing the financial capabilities of their tribal clients to provide a greater degree of self-determination. Their professionals leverage their years of financial expertise to assist clients to maximize the profitability of their investments, businesses, financings and lease contracts. Tallsalt’s independent investment advice is based on independent research and is designed to optimize their client’s return on investment while managing risk. They seek to enable senior management, boards of directors and policy makers of businesses and tribal government entities to make informed investment and strategic business decisions. We are very honored for their continued support of the Navajo Nation’s college.

Board Regent, Theresa Hatathlie, stated “Diné College’s fundraising efforts to provide resources for students to empower themselves and attain their goals is a long-standing tradition. As the Board of Regents, we appreciate your continued participation.”

Additional event sponsors include Dyron Murphy Architects, APS, KPMG, Western Sky Community Care, Nez/FCI Native American LLC, Wells Fargo and Sign Vision LLC.  To become a sponsor, visit our event page: https://www.dinecollege.edu/golf/. To inquire about registration and sponsorships, please contact our team directly via email at dc-golf@dinecollege.edu or call Michelle Cury at (505) 860-7828.

Diné College is a four-year tribal college located on the Navajo reservation with five campuses and two microsites across Arizona, New Mexico, and Utah and primarily serves Navajo students. The school offers 1 master’s degree, 11+ bachelor degrees, 16 associate degrees, and 6 certificate programs. The school is a member of the Higher Learning Commission. The college, established in 1968, is the first tribal college and was formerly named Navajo Community College.


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