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Robert K. Barton Memorial Scholarship Fund
The Robert K. Barton Memorial Scholarship Fund was created in 1968 by golf legend Jack Nicklaus. It was established in memory of his good friend and Ohio State alumnus Robert K. Barton '62, one of central Ohio's top amateur golfers. Barton died in a plane crash en route to see Nicklaus play in the 1966 Masters.
Over the years, the scholarship has helped many students fund their legal education and is a valuable resource for students who otherwise may not have been able to attend the Moritz College of Law.
(from left) Robert Barton, Robin Obetz, Jack Nicklaus, and Jack Grout
Last year, the Third Annual Barton Memorial Cup had over 60 participants, including current students, faculty members, alumni, and friends of the law school.
To date, these individuals, with the support from our sponsors, have raised more than $70,000 for the Barton Memorial Scholarship Fund.
In 2009, we hope to build on the success of the first two tournaments. However, we cannot do this without your help. Please join us for what will be a great tournament and a unique opportunity to support the Moritz College of Law.