Still Time to Register for 2014 Lauren Christian Pork Chop Open

Golf registrations are coming in for the 2014 Lauren Christian Pork Chop Open, according to Iowa State University animal science professor John Mabry. Cost of the golf tournament and golf associated activities is $85 per person ($340 per four-person team) and the registration deadline is June 11 or when the field of 32 teams is reached. The registration form is available on the Iowa Pork Industry Center website.

“As in the past, this is the day before Iowa State’s annual Iowa Swine Day in Ames, and we anticipate many people will want to attend both events,” Mabry said. “We encourage folks to sign up now to ensure their place.”

The 18-hole best ball tournament will begin with a shotgun start at 10 a.m. and includes lunch at the golf course. Following the tournament, players and others are invited to attend a reception and awards program. Winners of the Lauren Christian undergraduate and graduate scholarships for 2014 also will be honored during the program.

This annual event benefits the Lauren L. Christian Endowment, which provides financial support for outstanding undergraduate and graduate students, and continued swine and pork educational opportunities through Iowa State.

Those interested in also attending Iowa Swine Day can check out that event’s online schedule and registration information. The swine day event’s early registration deadline is June 13.