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By Christopher Palanuk
The Creswell Chronicle 

Teeing up for a tourney

Emerald Valley Golf and Resort hosts Oregon Athletic Foundation


April 26, 2018

Christopher Palanuk/The Creswell Chronicle

From left are U of O alumni Morgan Flint, Rob Beard, Riley Showalter and Tim Taylor, with defensive coach Joe Schaffeld (center) during the Oregon Athlete Foundation Golf Tournament at Emerald Valley Golf & Resort on April 20. Schaffeld, who coached for Oregon from 1974 to 1997, went on to become part of the Duck Athletic Fund which provides members with "opportunities to support Oregon Athletics and connect with other Duck fans."

On a pleasantly sunny spring morning, over 110 University of Oregon (UO) alumni picked up their golf clubs and donned their golfing best to participate in the Oregon Athlete Foundation (OAF) Golf Tournament on April 20.

Hosted for the first time at Emerald Valley Golf & Resort in Creswell, Emerald Valley General Manager Laine Wortman said that former UO basketball player Luke Jackson brought the event to his attention.

"Luke Jackson is part of the Oregon Athlete Foundation Board and inquired this winter about us hosting the event," Wortman said in an email.

The OAF, spearheaded by its f...

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