Alumni Association Holds Golf Tournament to Raise Scholarship Funds

Published on May 20, 2009
The annual tournament of the Bauer Champions Scholarship Campaign, which also includes an online auction and donor teams.

The annual tournament of the Bauer Champions Scholarship Campaign, which also includes an online auction and donor teams.

The 2009 Ted Bauer Golf Classic was a rousing success for the University of Houston C. T. Bauer College of Business and the Bauer College Alumni Association, raising over $35,000 for the Bauer Champions Scholarship Campaign.

Recent alumna Reva Zhao (’07), right, receives the Women’s Long Drive award from Andrew Wittich (MBA’03), co-chair of the golf committee.

Recent alumna Reva Zhao (’07), right, receives the Women’s Long Drive award from Andrew Wittich (MBA’03), co-chair of the golf committee.

“Each year, the tournament grows and has become a great way for alumni to raise scholarship funds while reconnecting and networking,” said Matthew Houston (’02), president of the Bauer Alumni Association.

Held on May 18 at Champions Golf Club and sponsored by Select Asset Management, LLC, the tournament had a field of 21 foursomes, which consisted of alumni, corporate partners, faculty and staff. After enjoying the beautiful but challenging course, participants were recognized at an awards banquet and dinner. Among the top winners of the day, Reva Zhao (’07), of Strategic Financial Group, LLP, took home the prize for the Women’s Long Drive.

Director of Alumni Development John O’Dell (’70) awards a Bauer Star to Oscar Gutierrez (’78, EMBA ’94), who was co-chair of the golf committee.

Director of Alumni Development John O’Dell (’70) awards a Bauer Star to Oscar Gutierrez (’78, EMBA ’94), who was co-chair of the golf committee.

“This annual event is vital to the success of the college, and the support of participants and sponsors will go a long way in helping to create scholarships for our hardworking business students,” Houston added.

About the University of Houston

The University of Houston, Texas’ premier metropolitan research and teaching institution, is home to more than 40 research centers and institutes and sponsors more than 300 partnerships with corporate, civic and governmental entities. UH, the most diverse research university in the country, stands at the forefront of education, research and service with more than 35,000 students.

About the Bauer College of Business

The C.T. Bauer College of Business has been in operation for more than 60 years at the University of Houston main campus. Through its five academic departments, the college offers a full-range of undergraduate, masters and doctoral degrees in business. The Bauer College is fully accredited by the AACSB International – the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. In August 2000, Houston business leader and philanthropist Charles T. (Ted) Bauer endowed the College of Business with a $40 million gift. In recognition of his generosity, the college was renamed the C.T. Bauer College of Business.

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