Chad Fleischer SkI & Tee scholarship event returns to Vail
VAIL – Ski & Snowboard Club Vail’s ninth annual Chad Fleischer Ski & Tee event is back Thursday and Friday for Vail’s closing week. Go toe-to-toe and stroke-to-stroke with local ski and golf enthusiasts and pros at Vail Mountain’s Nastar course and the Eagle Ranch golf course. Individual entries cost $150; team (foursome) entries cost $500. Entry includes Thursday evening pre-party at The George (7 p.m. to 9 p.m.) in Vail Village; Friday breakfast at Pazzo’s Pizzeria in Vail; race on Vail Mountain; and lunch and golf at Eagle Ranch Golf Club with awards party to follow. Lift tickets are not included. Former U.S. Ski Team members Chad Fleischer, Jake Fiala, Brett Fischer and Casey and Chris Puckett will attend along with plus Swedish ski team member Patrik Jaerbyn.Proceeds from the event directly benefit Ski & Snowboard Club Vail’s scholarship fund for its snow sports programs in snowboard and alpine racing, freeride, freestyle and Nordic skiing. For the 2009-2010 season, the club awarded more scholarship dollars to more athletes than ever before – $115,000 went to 100 athletes. For more information, call Jennifer at 970-790-5122 with questions. You can sign-up at http://sscvskiandtee.golfregistrations.com.