Edward M. Smith Golf Tournament

To benefit the Connell F. Smith-Homer Brown Scholarship Fund


Laborers’ Local 773 is proud to sponsor the Edward M. Smith Scholarship Golf Tournament to benefit the Connell F. Smith-Homer Brown Scholarship fund which is held each year in June at Hickory Ridge Golf Club in Carbondale, Illinois. The 2020 Edward M. Smith Golf Tournament will be held on Thursday June 25th at the Hickory Ridge Golf Club.  Local 773 along with the Prince Law Firm also hosts a welcoming reception beginning on Wednesday at 5:30pm at Laborers’ Local 773.

The Edward M. Smith Golf Tournament is one of the most well-known tournaments in Southern Illinois. The tournament kicks off with a welcoming reception with food and beverages on Wednesday evening which is attended by friends, colleagues, dignitaries and supporters of Laborers’ Local 773. On Thursday, golfers will have the opportunity to enjoy a day on the green with free beverages all day, an early lunch as well as a dinner with  provided to all participants. The day will wrap up with an abundant amount of prizes, souvenirs and gifts including cash prizes for winning teams.
The Annual Golf Tournament is the organizations main source of funding for the Connell F. Smith-Homer Brown Scholarship Fund. which was established in 1986 to provide members and their families the opportunity to improve their lives by assisting them with the opportunity to further their education and obtain a college degree. For the past 33 years Local 773 has awarded 529 scholarships to deserving college students who otherwise would not have the opportunity to receive a college degree.
The Connell F. Smith-Homer Brown Scholarship Fund is a tax-exempt Charitable 501(c)3 foundation with the IRS.