MINT HILL – More than 150 golfers will arrive at Pine Lake Country Club this morning to participate in the inaugural ‘Chipping In Fore’ Golf Tournament to support the Ellis Reed Parlier Scholarship Fund at UNC Charlotte.
The fund’s namesake, Ellis Reed Parlier, was killed in a shooting in April at UNCC. The Parlier family has been members of the Pine Lake Country Club community for many years.
The event begins with registration at 9:30 a.m. followed by the tournament at 11:15 a.m. as well as an awards ceremony, dinner and live auction around 6 p.m.
Dick’s Sporting Goods and Messer Financial Group are title sponsors. Dick’s CEO Edward Stack will be personally involved, as well as Roy and Mandy Messer, who are both members of the Pine Lake golf family.