Texas Marine Medal of Honor Fund Hosts Golf Tournament
THE WOODLANDS, TX – The Texas Marine Medal of Honor Fund will host its 2nd Annual Texas Marine Medal of Honor Memorial golf tournament on Monday, September 24, 2018. The tournament will be held at the The Woodlands Country Club Tournament Course with Wells Fargo as the title sponsor. The tournament will begin at 8:30 a.m. with a shotgun start utilizing the 4-Person Shamble format.
Tournament highlights include a hole-in-one prize, a closest-to-the-pin prize that includes a weekend at a Benchmark Resort, and Esprit de Corps with Marines and other patriots. Scheduled to appear is 5-time World Long Drive Finalist Glenn Wilson, Jr. Proceeds will benefit the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation.
Founded in 1962, The Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation is the nation’s oldest and largest provider of need-based scholarships to military children. For 56 years, the Scholarship Foundation has provided access to affordable education for the children of Marines and Navy Corpsmen attending post-high school, under-graduate and career technical education programs. In that time, the Foundation has awarded more than 40,000 scholarships valued at nearly $125 million. The Scholarship Foundation supports students in all 50 states, but this year alone awarded $565,000 in scholarships to students in Texas.
On May 25, 2007, The Texas Marines Medal of Honor Monument was dedicated to honor those Marines who had enlisted in or were born in the State of Texas and were recipients of the Medal of Honor. This monument resides in Town Green Park in The Woodlands, Texas. A group of Texas-based Marines worked together to raise funds and erect the monument.
The Texas Marines Medal of Honor Fund is a non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to honoring the acts of heroism and sacrifice of the Navy Corpsman and Marine Medal of Honor recipients who were born or enlisted in the State of Texas.
Register online for the golf tournament at www.texasmarinemedalofhonor.com.
Individual and corporate sponsorships are available and include opportunities for company branding and visibility. For more information on the Texas Marine Medal of Honor Fund, the establishment of the monument in Town Green Park, or the tournament, contact Rita McClure at 281-367-5757.