TAMIU Golf Tournament Set To Tee on Saturday at Country Club
The Texas A&M International University Alumni Golf Tournament will
be held this Saturday, March 27 at the Laredo Country Club. Proceeds support
student scholarships at TAMIU.
The tournament will be played as a two-person scramble event with a
7:30 a.m. tee-time.
The $200 registration fee includes one admission to Vegas Night, which
will be held on Friday night at the Country Club. Vegas Night will feature
Vegas-style games, music, food, bar and prizes.
Imelda Navarro, TAMIU Alumni Association president, said the event is
critical for student scholarships at the University.
"These partnerships and support of golfers for the Tournament are
pivotal to our providing scholarships for our TAMIU students, as over
70% receive some form of financial aid to complete their higher education,"
Coach Steve Garippa, TAMIU athletic director, concurred, noting the
University looks forward to the annual event.
"Our students, our athletes, our entire campus community is involved
in this initiative and we truly appreciate the partnerships and help we
receive from our community to make this Tournament a success," Garippa
Sponsors for the event include APEX Construction Services, Constructors,
Inc., International Bank of Commerce, The Laredo National Bank, Mercy
Health Plans, Sanchez Oil and Gas Corporation, Sony, South Texas National
Bank, Sprint and Wells Fargo Bank, NA.
Other sponsors are American Campus Communities, Laredo BorderPlex AreaWide
Phonebook, Barnes & Noble College Bookstores, Inc. and Time Warner
Hole in One sponsors are Deutsch & Deutsch, Inc., Powell Watson
Motors, Paul Young Family Nissan and Sames Motor Company.
For more information, contact the Athletics Department at 326-2891.
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