Golfers Tee-Up To Help A Friend

On Saturday more than 100 people took part in a golf scramble to raise money to help a man fighting for his life.

Butch Miller, the Assistant Athletic Director at Mesa State College, is a cancer survivor who is facing a new battle. Last year doctors found a tumor in his brain. It's not cancerous, but Miller has already undergone a couple long and difficult radiation treatments to remove the threat.

Proceeds from the golf scramble will go to help cover his medical expenses. Miller says he's overwhelmed by all the support he's received.

33 teams played in the scramble and many more people donated money. Organizers say participants helped raise at least $15,000.

KKCO firmly believes in freedom of speech for all and we are happy to provide this forum for the community to share opinions and facts. We ask that commenters keep it clean, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments left here do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of KKCO 11News.

powered by Disqus
KKCO NBC 11 News 2531 Blichmann Avenue Grand Junction, CO 81505 Station Phone: 970.243.1111 Business Fax: 970.243.1770 Newsroom Fax: 970.245.3793 News Tip & Contest Line: 970.255.8477
Copyright © 2002-2015 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 6920582 -
Gray Television, Inc.