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Lafayette's 11th Annual Duke Smyser Chili Blast Open

Location: Ravines Golf Club

8525 Division Road
West Lafayette, IN 47906

DUKE SMYSER (1941 - 2006) This event is held annually to commemorate the life of Duke Smyser. Duke was a Lafayette banker for almost thirty years before retiring due to heart disease disability. A proud Purdue graduate and John Purdue Club member, he actively supported a variety of community organizations such as Mended Hearts and the Hanna Community Center. Duke also loved golf and spicy foods.

All proceeds will benefit Franciscan Health’s “Revive & Survive” program, administered by the Kathryn Weil Center for Education.

“Revive & Survive” provides life-saving AED’s (cardiac defibrillators) to non-profit organizations throughout Tippecanoe and surrounding counties.

12:30 p.m. Registration

1 p.m. Shotgun Start

  • Four person scramble team
  • Team and individual prizes awarded
  • Beer and soft drinks included
  • Prize raffle ticket included
  • Mulligans for purchase

6 p.m. Chili Blast Dinner

  • Chili
  • Bratwursts
  • S'mores
  • Beer, Wine and Soft Drinks Included

PLEASE register by Sept. 5 to reserve your golfer gift packet!

Click here for registration form for 2017 Chili Blast Open.
Click here​ for Duke Smyser Chili Blast fund AED Application.

Questions? For further information, please contact: or (765) 474-8039.

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