Don Kotnik Golf Challenge
August 19, 2019 1:00PM EST
Toledo Country Club
3949 River Road Toledo, OH 43614
(419) 382.3416

Thank you for your interest in the Golf Challenge. The event has been canceled. If you have any questions, please contact Julia Shaw at


The second annual Don Kotnik Golf Challenge will be a day of friendly competition in support of The University of Toledo’s Varsity Men’s and Women’s Division I Golf Programs.

This year's outing will be held at the Toledo Country Club. At 11 a.m., check-in begins and the driving range opens. Lunch will be served at noon before the 1 p.m. shotgun start.


A 1966 graduate from UT, Don Kotnik was an all-around athlete. He was a center, guard and middle linebacker on the Rocket football team from 1962-1965, and played on the golf team during the 1965-66 season. He became the second Head Professional at Toledo Country Club in 1972, where he remained until his retirement in 2014. Don also was the UT Men's gold coach at Toledo for 17 winning seasons. 


Don received numerous awards including the Burt Silverman Award from the TDGA, six Horton Smith awards, and was awarded PGA Professional of the Year in 1993. He is a Master PGA Professional, and has been inducted into seven different Hall of Fames.


Please call Tod Burhans at 419.262.8838 if you have any questions or if you would like more sponsorship information. Once you are registered you will receive further information.

If you would like to pay by check, please include the following:
Phone Number, Email, Team Captain Name, Total Amount of Payment.

Checks payable to: UT Foundation

Mail to:
Dept. of Intercollegiate Athletics
Athletic Development Office, MS 302
The University of Toledo
2801 W. Bancroft St.
Toledo, OH 43606

For assistance, please contact any of the people listed below
Josh Dittman  
Assistant AD for Athletic Development
Julia Shaw  
Associate Director of Athletic Development
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