Houston, Texas, July 16, 2008 — The mix of “Who’s Who” athletes and former athletes made for an awesome sunny and fun-filled golf day at the Sports Radio 610 All Star Classic Golf Tournament presented by RobinYoung & Company. The 4-person scramble, hosted at the beautiful Black Horse Golf Club, successfully raised $18,000 in proceeds to benefit the Children’s Charity, First Tee of Houston.
The winning foursome, Bubba’s Bar & Grill, played by Bill Seymour, Wiley Brown, Norm Bennett and Jerry Jungles received Suite Tickets to a Texans game, plus each recieved Travel Humidoor and Cigars from SeriousCigars.com, plus a V.I.P. party at Hooters!
The online pre-tournament auction raised the excitement and ensured a great time with SR 610 personalities and athlete celebrity packages:
- Golfing with the Voice of the Houston Texans and Morning Show Host Marc Vandermeer and former Defensive End for the Seattle Seahawks and San Francisco 49ers Jacob Green
- Two outstanding U of H alumni — Heisman trophy winner and Morning Show Host Andre Ware and former NFL Quarterback David Klingler
- Afternoon Drive Time Players Host Rich Lord and Texans Defensive Backs Coach John Hoke
- Drive Time Players Host Matt Jackson and Voice of the Houston Rockets Craig Ackerman
- Night Shift Host, Adam Wexler and beautiful The Sports Page Host, Anna-Megan Raley
- Six Texans Cheerleaders and Night Shift Host Danny Vara and Toro
- Former Astros, Kevin Bass and Shane Reynolds
- The Golf Doctor, Charlie Epps and talented KHOU News Anchor, Lucy Noland
- River Oaks Country Club Director of Golf Bruce Davidson and Houston Texans Kicker Kris Brown
- BraeBurn Director of Golf Ken McDonald and Rockets TV Play-by- Play guy Bill Worrel
A huge thank you to Rene Hopper, SR 610 Marketing and Sales for the exemplary job in coordinating the golf tournament and planning pre-tournament events. Events included live interviews with Robin Young-Ellis, President and CEO RobinYoung & Company with Marc Vandermeer, 610 Morning Show Host and Andre Ware, 610 Morning Show Host and Heisman Trophy Winner, and live interview with Robert Henslee, 610 Afternoon Drive Time Co-Host.
Of course, the RobinYoung & Company Power Team brought out the best on the green with Coach Cleve Bryant, University of Texas at Austin’s Associate Athletics Director for Football Operation, Brian Bormaster, former player of Toronto Blue Jays, Robert Henslee, 610 Afternoon Drive Time Co-Host, and Major Joe Ellis, USMC (retired). Thanks Team!