Eagle Pointe Pro-Am Raises $40,000 for Southern Texas PGA Foundation
On Monday, April 20th, Eagle Pointe Golf Club hosted a Pro-Am to benefit the Southern Texas PGA Foundation and the Shawn Stefani Scholarship Fund. Presented by Barbers Hill Bank, the event celebrated its 10th Anniversary with a beautiful day for golf and a field of 48 teams consisting of four amateurs and one golf professional. Since its inception the event has raised $200,000 to help benefit the Southern Texas PGA Foundation and its programs.
Charity Golf Day for 2016 is complete! Over Southern Texas PGA Professionals participated in this year's fundraiser and playing marathon, raising $76,357 for the STPGA Foundation and 26 local charities. In its six years, Charity Golf Day's fundraising effort has generated over $650,000.
The Southern Texas PGA Foundation partnered with Texas Children’s Hospital in 2014 to introduce a fundraising opportunity for junior golfers only. Kids fore a Cause is an online fundraising campaign any STPGA Junior Member can participate in that benefits both the Southern Texas PGA Foundation and Texas Children’s Hospital.
21 juniors participated in the first ever Kids Fore a Cause, raising over $11,000 for the Southern Texas PGA Foundation and Texas Children's Hospital. Raquel Wood raised nearly $3000 on her own, earning her top prize for her efforts which included the chance to walk with a Cleveland-Srixon PGA Tour player at the 2015 Shell Houston Open.
Thank you for your support of a junior golfer's efforts to make a difference for other kids!
The Will Erwin Headache Research Foundation hosted the third annual “The Will” to Cure Headaches Golf Tournament on October 17, 2016 at The Club at Carlton Woods. The tournament, which featured over 130 golfers ranging from Southern Texas PGA Professionals and Vice President of the PGA of America Paul Levy to sponsors across all industries and invited guests, came together to raise $277,250 in support of The Foundation. In it's three year existence, The Will has raised almost $1,000,000.
The Will Erwin Headache Research Foundation, named after the late son of Jimmy and Pam Erwin, who ended his life after suffereing for years with debilitating headaches, is making tremendous strides in creating awareness and raising funds for dedicated research. This research is focused on finding a cure for debilitating headaches, a condition that impacts 12% of the American population.