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YOUNG HARRIS, Ga. — Young Harris College invites community members to register for the 15th annual Clay Dotson Open on Monday, May 13 at Brasstown Valley Resort in Young Harris, Georgia. This highly anticipated golf tournament is YHC’s premier fundraising event for student scholarships.

This event is the perfect opportunity to have fun while supporting a great cause. Participants will play one of Georgia’s top courses in one of the state’s most beautiful locations. The morning flight will start at 8 a.m., and the afternoon flight will begin at 2 p.m. Each flight is limited to 112 players.

The cost to play in the tournament is $200 per person or $800 for a team of four. Teams with three or more YHC alumni qualify for the Tom Forkner, Sr. Alumni Challenge and a special discounted rate ($150 per alumnus/alumna player). In the spirit of competition, YHC will award prizes for the low net score in each flight and will offer a putting contest with prizes. Continental breakfast, lunch and refreshments are included in the registration cost, as well as a team photograph.

“To keep the tournament viable, we need younger alumni and younger players to participate each year,” said Dr. Clay Dotson, who served YHC as a history professor, academic dean and interim president. Dr. Dotson also noted that non-golfers and those unable to participate this year can still contribute. “You need not play in the tournament to be an important supporter. Contributions can be made to YHC with a designation for the golf tournament. All support is appreciated.”

Sponsorships, player registrations, mulligans and more are available for purchase at through Tuesday, May 7. If you have any questions or need additional information about the tournament, please contact YHC’s Executive Director of Development Mark Dotson at (706) 379-5355 or [email protected].

About Young Harris College

Young Harris College is a private baccalaureate and master’s degree-granting institution located in the beautiful mountains of North Georgia. Founded in 1886 and historically affiliated with The United Methodist Church, Young Harris College educates, inspires and empowers students through an education that purposefully integrates the liberal arts and professional studies. The College has three academic divisions: Arts and Humanities, Professional Studies, and Mathematics, Science and Technology, with more than 1,400 students enrolled in its residential and Early College programs. The historic campus in Young Harris, Georgia has completed major campus improvements to accommodate the College’s growth. LEED-certified campus improvements include the 121,000-square-foot Rollins Campus Center, residence facilities and a 57,000-square-foot recreation and fitness center. The College is an active member of the NCAA Division II and remains a fierce competitor in the prestigious Peach Belt Conference. For more information, visit