Golf Sponsorship

***You can make a 2024 Online Golf Sponsorship at the bottom of this page!

We would like to thank our sponsors for their support of the 2023 Golf Classic!  It was a nice event and an excellent fund-raiser for the Club.  We sincerely hope that all who participated had a good experience and are excited about sponsoring again for the 2024 tournament! 

Honorary Wrestling Team Sponsor ($10,000)

Austin & Pam Shanfelter

David and Iris Pattillo, David Pattillo & Associates, LLC-A Socotec Company

 Ed & Eric Dare-PFG/Vicus Capital

Platinum Grappler Sponsors ($5,000)

First Citizens Community Bank               Galen Dreibelbis

Erie Specialty Products, Inc.-Dave Cipriani       In Memory of Marty Lane-Sponsored by Sheri Lane

David & Kendra Taylor                  Wienken Wealth Management  

Wilsbach Distributors & the Sourbeer Families

Golden Wrestler Fall Sponsors ($2,500)

Keystone Payroll            Larry Cusack            Joseph Stach            Stan & Gina Zeamer            Tom Goulionis

Silver Wrestling Major Decision Sponsors ($1,000)

Andy Duff-DuffPro Contracting   Bonney Forge Corporation    Jim Martin    Kim & Bob Nielsen    Nittany Beverage

Bronze Wrestling Takedown Sponsors ($500)

Brian Romesburg-Romesburg Construction, Inc.                Dave Sanders                    Greg & Elizabeth Moyer

John H. Sanders Family                  In Memory of Wrestling Fan James Fisher-sponsored by Terry & Judy Chandler

Nick Langone Plumbing & Mechanical, LLC                          Perry Schram-Pennoni Associates, Inc.

Wasson Insurance Agency-Dave Wasson

Hole Sponsors ($250)

Applebees            Bruce Balmat                      Gary Green-College Heights EXXON                Danny & Donna Greendoner

Heimer, Fiore, Turco Eye Care & Surgery, P.C.             In Memory of Edwin M. Poorman-sponsored by Donna Poorman

In Loving Memory of “Foxy” Moyer- sponsored by Marie Moyer, Belinda & Brett Tyson

In Memory of Larry Fornicola 1955-Sponsored by Ken Hoy

Michael D. Wolk, MD-Northeast Rehab Spine Sports Neuro Pain            Scott Walker-Hearthstone Homes, Inc.

Silent Auction Sponsors and Golfer Giveaways:

Bob McCully                        Greg & Elizabeth Moyer                   Jeff Bertz              Norma & Darrel Zaccagni

***Special thanks to Blaise Alexander Auto Dealership for the Donation of 4 Vehicles as Hole-In-One Prizes for the 2023 Golf Tournament.


The Golf Classic is being held at the 4.5 star Toftrees Championship Golf Course on Aug. 30, 2024!

About the Nittany Lion Wrestling Club

The NLWC is a tax-exempt, charitable, educational organization [IRS code Sec 501(c)(3)].   The NLWC serves wrestling at all levels with particular emphasis on Olympic development.  Penn State University has been designated as a U.S. Olympic Regional Training Center (RTC).  The NLWC serves as the administrator of the Training Center and conducts RTC practices in the Penn State Wrestling Room. 

 The goal of the NLWC Golf Classic is to raise money for the Club’s Resident Athlete Program!

The Resident Athlete Program is comprised of elite wrestlers whom the NLWC coaching staff has recruited to live in Central Pennsylvania and train at the NLWC Regional Olympic Training Center.  This program is designed to provide the coaching, training environment, and financial support necessary for these individuals to compete for and win Olympic and World Championships. 

Current Resident Athletes are Jane Valencia, Jennifer Page, Roman Bravo-Young, Thomas Gilman, Josh Rodriguez, Jordan Conaway, Nick Lee, Zain Retherford, Kyle Dake, Franklin Gomez, Jason Nolf, Max Dean, Morgan McIntosh (U.S. Army WCAP), David Taylor, Bernie Truax, Bo Nickal, Kyle Synder, and Anthony Cassar.  

The above athletes are coached by Cael Sanderson, Cody Sanderson, Casey Cunningham, Jake Varner, Mark McKnight, and Jimmy Kennedy whom comprise the NLWC Resident Athlete Program and U.S. Olympic Regional Training Center coaching staff.  

Sponsoring the 2024 Golf Classic

The NLWC FORD F-150 4x4 STX SuperCrew or $25,000 CASH raffle drawing is also being held the evening before the Golf Tournament.  Click on the TRUCK RAFFLE tab to get information on where to buy tickets to support this first-time NLWC Fundraiser.  Thank you!  

The NLWC invites you to participate as a sponsor for the NLWC Golf Tournament on Friday, Aug. 30, 2024 at the Toftrees Golf Resort in State College, PA.  This tournament that has been one of the Club’s primary fundraising events for the past 30 years, and we greatly appreciate your continued support.   Along with the golf, there will be great food, outstanding prizes, silent auction items, and the opportunity to spend a day with NLWC wrestlers, coaches, and other wrestling fans!  

As a Tournament Sponsor, you will enjoy many benefits, including complimentary golfer registration(s) based on the level of sponsorship you choose.  As a complimentary golfer(s), you will play in a 4-person scramble where each player must contribute 2 drives (par 3 holes excluded).  Golfers who are 65 or older and have a handicap of 10 or higher will be permitted to hit from the gold tees.  

If you wish to add golfers to your team in addition to those which are complimentary, the tournament registration fee is $225/golfer.  The fee includes:  cart, greens fees, BBQ lunch (from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.), breakfast or afternoon snack (depending upon tee times), shirt, and the opportunity to win plenty of great contest, team, and door prizes!  

Each group (foursome) will start at their own individual tee time with tee times ranging from 7:30 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. with a new group starting every 10 minutes.   We will do our best to accommodate tee time requests with preferences being given by order of registration. 

Mulligans will be available for purchase on the day of the tournament.  The maximum number of mulligans for each player is 4maximum of 1 mulligan per player per hole, and no skill or hole-in-one prizes can be won with a mulligan.

The NLWC also has some other special events planned with this year’s golf tournament:  

Social and New Truck or $25,000 CASH Raffle Drawing will be held the Evening before the Golf Tournament

There will be a social hosted by the NLWC at 6:30 pm on Aug. 29th at the Toftrees Golf Resort, the evening before the tournament.  Also taking place will be the new truck or $25,000 Cash Raffle Drawing.   Information for attending the social/raffle drawing will be emailed later in the summer.

Opportunity to watch NLWC Olympic RTC Practices

In the past, many golfers and sponsors have attended the Club’s Olympic RTC practices.   The plan for the 2024 golf tournament is to again open up the practices on Thursday (29th) afternoon and Friday (30th) morning to golfers and sponsors.  The exact practice times will be emailed to golfers and sponsors later in the summer.  

Sincerely,  Dave Hart, NLWC Golf Classic Director (814-574-7799) or

2024 Sponsorship Opportunities Listed Below

$10,000     Honorary Wrestling Team Sponsor

*12 Complimentary Golfers

2 PSU Wrestling Season Tickets (*Number of tickets is limited and will be given in order of sponsorship commitments.)

$5,000       Platinum Grappler Sponsor

*8 Complimentary Golfers

*2 PSU Wrestling Season Tickets (*Number of tickets is limited and will be given in order of sponsorship commitments.)

$2,500       Golden Wrestler Fall Sponsor

*4 Complimentary Golfers

$1,000       Silver Wrestling Major Decision Sponsor

*2 Complimentary Golfers

$500           Bronze Wrestling Takedown Sponsor

*1 Complimentary Golfer

$250           Hole Sponsor

*Complimentary Golfers-Includes cart, greens fees, BBQ lunch, breakfast/afternoon snack, shirt, and the opportunity to win plenty of great contest, team, & door prizes.   

*All sponsorship Levels include recognition in NLWC Newsletters/Website and company sign displayed on day of tournament.   

Make an Online Sponsorship Below

Donations to the Nittany Lion Wrestling Club may be tax deductible. However, tax law requires us to estimate the value of goods or services that have been rendered to you in return for your contribution, and to remind you that your contribution is deductible only to the extent that it exceeds what we have provided. The Nittany Lion Wrestling Club is a tax-exempt, charitable, educational organization [IRS code Sec 501 (c)(3)]. The NLWC Tax I.D. # is 251408517.

After you complete your on-line sponsorship, we will follow-up to give you the estimate for the taxable amount of your sponsorship donation. 

In addition, we will send you a detailed receipt and confirm your business name/logo for the listing of sponsors. 

Depending upon your sponsorship amount, you will also be entitled to a number of complimentary golfers. In such case, we will also contact you to obtain the names and shirt sizes of your golfers and to confirm a tee time for your group.  Available tee times can be seen on the NLWC website under EVENTS/REGISTRATION.  Hover over NLWC GOLF CLASSIC and click on Registration.

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