The Woodlands Country Club - The Palmer again hosted this year's annual golf fundraiser, it was brought to you by SPB Consulting, on Monday, March 22, 2023.
Proceeds from the day's activities raised over $90K. Fundraising from this event supports the club's ongoing field expansion and current facilities maintenance, which is vital to the development of 9,000+ youth soccer players within Houston and its surrounding communities. The Bob Bennett Award was presented by Lynn Bennett to James Barlow, Drake Barlow, Robert Hill, Randy Lance with a very competitive overall score of 24 under. The club would like to recognize the following partners that sponsored areas within the event:
- Dinner - Express Employment Professionals
- Live Scoring - iScoreGolf
- World Cup - Womack & Associates
- MLS Cup - AutoNation, Oakridge Roofing & Construction, UpTown Asian Fusion, Limitless Pools & Backyards, The Dunn Family
- Back Swing Challenge - Complete DentalCare, CTI Cronus Technology, Inc
- Longest Drive - OEM
- Raffle - Woodmen Life
- Dessert - On Location Anthony Travel
- Beverage Cart - Adidas
- Registration Packet Sponsor - Northwest Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
- Silent Auction Sponsor - Diamonds in the Rough
Forty-four foursomes were present over 27 pristine golf holes of undulating and mounded terrain, surrounded by challenging bunkers and intricate water hazards. The event also hosted a raffle, silent & live auction, plus a par three contest with female professional players provided by Back Swing Golf Challenge.
|Deacon Men's Longest Drive||Ryan Thorpe|
|Deacon Women's Longest Drive||Mendi LaRue|
|General Men's Longest Drive||Drake Barlow|
|General Women's Longest Drive||Blair Brame|
|Deacon Longest Putt||Scott Peterson|
|King Longest Putt||Eric Romero|
|General Longest Putt||Robert Hill|
The live auction consisted of Anchor of The Soul Beach House, United Airlines flight tickets, and a Bluejack National foursome. Phil Ebner, Recreational & Youth Academy Director, emceed the live auction.
"We would like to thank all the golfers, sponsors, committee members, teams, club staff, team reps, and The Woodlands Country Club - Palmer Course for their valuable support throughout the event," said Simon Boddison, Director of Soccer Operations. "A huge amount of work went into delivering a first-class outing for everybody involved, and the feedback has been overwhelmingly very positive. We look forward to hosting again next year.”
Save The Date for next year - Monday, March 18, 2024!
Bob Bennett Award winners - James Barlow, Drake Barlow, Robert Hill, Randy Lance (presented by Lynn Bennett)
Express Employment Professionals - Dinner Sponsor