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The University of Texas at Tyler Announces Southside Bank as Title Sponsor for Hole-in-One Contest

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April 19, 2017

Media Contact:  Hannah Buchanan
Public Affairs Specialist
Marketing and Communications
The University of Texas at Tyler
903.565.5769 or 903.539.7196 (cell)

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The University of Texas at Tyler is pleased to announce Southside Bank as the title sponsor for the Patriot Million Dollar Hole-in-One Contest.

The UT Tyler Southside Bank Patriot Million Dollar Hole-In-One Contest offers amateur golfers age 18 and older the opportunity to compete for a chance to win $1 million. This fun and exciting event held annually at The University of Texas at Tyler benefits scholarships available to current students.

"We are so excited that Southside Bank is our new title sponsor for the Patriot Million Dollar Hole-in-One. Southside Bank recognizes that a scholarship to UT Tyler is funding the future of our youth and community," said Ingrid Young, Patriot president.

For more information about this year's contest, including rules and complete schedule, call 903.566.7455 or visit uttylerholeinone.com.

The event has provided scholarship opportunities for dozens of current and past University of Texas at Tyler students for more than 30 years. To date, The University of Texas at Tyler Patriot Endowed Scholarship foundation has raised over $2 million for deserving students.

One of the 14 campuses of the UT System, The University of Texas at Tyler features excellence in teaching, research, artistic performance and community service. More than 80 undergraduate and graduate degrees are available at The University of Texas at Tyler, which has an enrollment of almost 10,000 high-ability students. The University of Texas at Tyler offers courses at its campuses in Tyler, Longview and Palestine as well as a location in Houston.

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