The Woodlands, TX – Golfers teed off for the Sixth Annual Swing for the Arts Golf Tournament at The Woodlands Country Club Palmer Course June 7. The Pavilion Partners, the official volunteer organization of The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, hosted the tournament with 114 players and raised approximately $17,000 in proceeds to benefit The Pavilion’s performing arts events and educational outreach programs. Players were able to enter in one of two categories, the Performing Arts Challenge or The Pavilion Cup Challenge.
"The Pavilion Partners truly appreciates the generous support of all the sponsors, players and volunteers who made the Sixth Annual Swing for the Arts Golf Tournament such a success,” said Keith Ferry, committee co-chairman.” “The funds raised will certainly bring smiles to thousands of children’s faces at The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion’s performing arts events and educational outreach programs.”
The winner of The Pavilion Cup Challenge was Upstage Center. The team received the title of “The Pavilion Cup” champion and holds the title for one year. The company name is displayed on “The Pavilion Cup” located at The Pavilion year-round. Additionally, the winning team received a smaller version of “The Pavilion Cup” for their company and was awarded a complimentary evening for up to 50 guests at one of The Pavilion’s performing arts events.
The Pavilion Cup Challenge second place team was Administaff and the third place team was Woodforest National Bank. These teams were awarded plaques. Winner of the Performing Arts Challenge was U.S. Trust. Second and third place teams were Kilgore Industries and Primal Energy. These teams were awarded trophies.
New to the tournament was a golf clinic hosted by John Mahaffey. Players got the chance to hear Mahaffey speak about his career in the PGA and offer pointers on improving their golf swing.
Sponsors of the 2010 Swing for the Arts Golf Tournament include:
- John Mahaffey
- Kilgore Industries – Shirt Sponsor
- U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management – Scoreboard Happy Hour
- Sponsor Audi of America – Hole in One Sponsor
- Woodforest Financial Services – Putting and Chipping Contest Sponsor
- Linn Energy – Golf Ball Sponsor
- The Pepsi Bottling Group – Beverage Sponsor
- Silver Eagle Distributors – Adult Beverage Sponsor
- Chili’s – Lunch Sponsor
- Willie’s Grill & Icehouse – Dinner Sponsor
- Houston Community Newspapers – Media Sponsors
For more information regarding The Pavilion Partners or upcoming events at The Pavilion, call 281-363-3300 or visit www.woodlandscenter.org.