Spring Branch Education Foundation’s (SBEF) 21st annual Golf Classic is slated for Saturday, April 8, 2017, at River Ridge Golf Course in Sealy. Proceeds from the tournament will benefit students and teachers in Spring Branch Independent School District. Co-chairs Mike Baker and Jay Sartain are expecting a sold-out event.

“For two decades, the Golf Classic has continued to grow,” said Cece Thompson, SBEF executive director. “It’s a popular tournament because golfers appreciate that the money goes for scholarships and campus grants. Everyone is guaranteed to enjoy the day.”

The tournament is a four-player team scramble and includes a raffle, mulligans, a sponsored drive for scholarships and contests for putting, longest drive and closest to the hole. Breakfast and lunch are included. Team and individual registration is open through Tuesday, April 4: teams, $2,000; individuals, $500. Register online at https://sbef.ejoinme.org/golf. Call the SBEF office, 713-251-2381, for more information.

Perdue Brandon Fielder Collins & Mott, LLP has signed on as the tournament’s Eagle Clubhouse sponsor. Also stepping up as sponsors are Phillips 66; Group 1 Automotive; MetroNational; Stantec Architecture, Inc.; and PBK Architects, Inc. Other sponsorships are available.

Co-chairs Baker and Sartain have tapped community members to serve on the SBEF Golf Classic committee: Debra Aitken, Doug Goodson, Scooter Hicks, Kamden Kanaly, George Kurisky, Warren Matthews, Roy Montalbano, Paul Moreton, Ted Nowak, Ron Nunley, Lisa Schwartz, Debbie Slack, Warren Sloan, Rob Stewart and Cece Thompson.

Photo: SBEF Golf Classic co-chairs Jay Sartain and Mike Baker

About Spring Branch Education Foundation:
Spring Branch Education Foundation is committed to supporting SBISD students and educators. It partners with the district and community to fund programs that enhance education and ̅students for the future. In 2016, Caruthers Institute ranked SBEF 42nd in the nation among 188 K-12 education foundations and in the top 10 of its division of foundations with $1 million to $1,999,999 in revenues. Since 1993, the Foundation has donated more than $10 million to the district. SBEF is a 501(c)3 organization; all donations are tax deductible.

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