"Orangeyes Open" this Saturday in honor of Dan Johnson

Dan Johnson stands by the Ernie Davis statue that he made a reality.

The passing of SU superfan Dan Johnson in July brought sadness to the entire community, especially those who rooted for the Orange.

Now, there's a way to honor him.

This Saturday, it's the "Orangeyes Open" at Foxfire Golf Course in Baldwinsville. It's a shotgun start at 11:00 a.m. with all proceeds going to the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of CNY and WNY.

"Orangeyes" of course was his beloved username at

The cost to play is $80, or $320 for a four-some, the tournament is in captain and crew format. The cost includes food and drinks at the turn of the 9th hole and a dinner buffet afterwards.

In addition, there are many generously donated prizes and silent auction items. Including tickets to sporting events and fantastic memorabilia.

If you're interested in playing, you can send your payment via Paypal to

The deadline to enter is this Wednesday.