Tom Dinsdale Automotive to serve as title sponsor of 2019 Nebraska Greats Foundation Golf Classic Presented By First State Bank

The Nebraska Greats Foundation 501(c)3 is pleased to announce that Grand Island-based Tom Dinsdale Automotive will serve as the Title Sponsor of the 2019 Nebraska Greats Foundation Golf Classic, July 26, 2019 at the Riverside Country Club.

“We are excited about teaming up with an organization that is so perfect for Nebraska.  The NGF has a giant heart as it seeks to support our state’s sports heroes when they need us the most.  And to have such a high profile event in Grand Island is a coup for all the fans in our area.”  Said Tom Dinsdale, CEO

The event is officially The Tom Dinsdale Automotive Nebraska Greats Golf Classic presented by First State Bank.

As part of the sponsorship, Tom Dinsdale Automotive will have unique branding and activation opportunities.

 “The state of Nebraska has the most generous people and businesses in the country.  It means so much to our current and future recipients that companies such at Tom Dinsdale Automotive support their cause.” Says NGF Board Chairman and Founder Jerry Murtaugh.

The event features former celebrity athletes representing many of the 15 Nebraska colleges and universities served by the NGF who will be celebrity captains for a day of golf. Among those who have committed to appear are the three Heisman Trophy winners from UNL Football:  Johnny Rodgers, Mike Rozier and Eric Crouch, plus former Husker standouts Johnny Dorn, Loren Kaiser, Maurtice Ivy, Mike Anderson, and Phil Ellis.  A morning autograph session with each of the celebrities will be free and open to the public.  Ticket information about the evening session will be made public at a later date.

All net proceeds from the event will support qualified former letter winners from any of the 15 Nebraska-based 4 year colleges and universities who have an emergency medical and financial need.

Sponsorship opportunities are available.   For information, contact Derek Apfel at

The Nebraska Greats Foundation is a 501C-3 non-profit that provides grants to qualified recipients for emergency financial and medical needs.  All donations are tax deductible.  For more information, log onto