Foz Ryan Golf Outing

Foz Ryan was a champion, volunteer and friend to Special Olympics Illinois. Through his involvement with the Knights of Columbus, Hibernians and others he raised more than $165,000 for the athletes between 1975 and 2011.  Please join us in memory of Richard “Foz” Ryan (1931 – 2011) as we honor this amazing individual and continue to raise funds for a cause close to his heart.

The Foz Ryan Memorial Golf Classic, presented by ARCO Construction, is a 4-person scramble and will feature 2 flights. This year’s event will take place on Friday, May 28 at the Oakbrook Golf Course in Edwardsville, IL.

Who Can Participate?

ANYONE! The Foz Ryan Memorial Golf Outing is open to any and all golfers. No matter your age or skill level.

What is included in my registration?

Registration is $400 per foursome and includes green fee, cart fee and lunch.  The event will feature a Choose A Hole Game and Eagle Hole. Skins will be available for purchase during registration for an additional $20.

How do I select my Tee Time?

For the safety of all involved, participants will be required to register for a tee time with the course.  A link to sign up for a specific tee time will be included in your confirmation email after registering for the event.

Please note that tee times are available on a first come, first serve basis. Once slots are filled for a specific hour, tickets for that time period will no longer be available for purchase.

How can I sponsor this event?

Individuals or companies interested in sponsoring this event can do so by downloading this flyer and returning it along with payment to Special Olympics Illinois, Attn: Justin Dunning, 1318 Mercantile Dr., Highland, IL 62249.

Sponsorship can also be submitted online by clicking “Donate to this event” at the top of this page.  Sponsors are asked to submit a high resolution image (jpeg or png) of your company logo to Justin Dunning no later than May 1st to ensure inclusion in all event materials. Tournament and Eagle Sponsors will receive a promo code to use during registration to claim your free team entries.

Sponsor Levels include: 

  • Tournament Sponsor – $3,000
  • Eagle Sponsor – $1,000
  • Cart Sponsor – $500
  • Birdie Sponsor – $250
  • Hole Sponsor – $100

Who does this benefit?

Special Olympics is a global organization that unleashes the human spirit through the transformative power and joy of sport, every day around the world.  Special Olympics Illinois is a not-for-profit organization offering year-round training and competition in 18 sports for more than 23,000 athletes with intellectual disabilities and 13,000 Young Athletes ages 2-7 with and without intellectual disabilities.  Special Olympics transforms the lives of people with intellectual disabilities, allowing them to realize their full potential in sports and in life.  Special Olympics programs enhance physical fitness, motor skills, self-confidence, social skills and encourage family and community support.


For more information about sponsorship packages or questions about the event, please contact Justin Dunning at 618-654-6680.


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Special Olympics Illinois is committed to providing the best athlete, volunteer, coach and supporter environment possible. While we are excited to resume in-person events, the health and well-being of our constituents remains our top priority. All of our in-person events follow the COVID-19 recommended IDPH and CDC guidelines. 

Hourly Schedule

Schedule for the day

7:00am - 7:30pm
Registration Open
7:30am - 2:00pm
Every 10 Minutes
Tee Times Begin


May 28 2021


7:00 am - 2:00 pm


Oakbrook Golf Course
9157 Fruit Road, Edwardsville IL 62025
Justin Dunning


Justin Dunning
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