Houston, TX (PRWEB) April 11, 2013
Texas Golf ConneXion (TGC), Houston's #1 online source for golf skins games announced today that Golf Galaxy has been named the Official Retail Partner of Texas Golf ConneXion, and the sponsor for all 2013 Compete for Compassion (CFC) events in Houston.
The first tournament of the year, scheduled for April 28, 2013 at High Meadow Ranch Golf Club, is a FUNdraiser, where 2-person teams scramble to win $5,000 in Skins and a $5,000 medal purse. Entry fees are $195 (plus taxes) per player and the registration deadline is April 22, 2013.
Golf Galaxy’s sponsorship represents the “Everything for the Game” golf retailer’s on-going commitment to grow the game and help support local golf-related activities and events. For the April 28th CFC tournament Golf Galaxy will be donating numerous prizes including tee packets, gift cards, tournament cards, bonus certificates, lessons and club fittings.
“We are delighted to offer our support to Texas Golf ConneXion in its mission to help improve the lives of children through fun golf events,” said Emily Nelson, Community Marketing Manager for Golf Galaxy. “Golf Galaxy prides itself on its world-class selection of brand name golf equipment, golf apparel, golf accessories, and golf gifts for golfers of all ages and abilities. It’s tournaments like Compete for Compassion that allow us to team with local golfers to give back to a game that has given so much to so many.”
“I am thrilled to have Golf Galaxy as our official retail partner for all 4 Compete for Compassion events this year,” said Allen Baytes, CFC tournament director and founder of Texas Golf ConneXion. “Their support will go a long way in making our Skins Games the must-play tournaments for Houston golfers, and helping us raise even more money for kids in our community.”
Golf Galaxy tops a growing number of sponsors who share the same love of golf and of helping children reach their full potential, including: The Roger Clemens Foundation, Swanson Golf Center, Piretti Fine Putters, Blue Label Vodka, and Peli Peli Restaurant.
Sponsorship opportunities are still available. To learn more, contact Allen Baytes, Tournament Director at abaytes(at)baytes(dot)com, (713) 824-4636.
About Golf Galaxy
Golf Galaxy, which opened its first store in 1997, quickly and easily differentiated itself from other golf retailers by becoming the world’s first and only interactive golf store, offering superstore selection and pricing with pro shop knowledge and service.
Today, Golf Galaxy prides itself on its world-class selection of brand name golf equipment, golf apparel, golf accessories, and golf gifts for golfers of all ages and abilities. Golf Galaxy has 81 stores in 30 states and is serving an ever growing golf market to serve the increasing demand.
Golf Galaxy has 81 stores in 30 states and is serving an ever growing golf market to serve the increasing demand.
About Texas Golf ConneXion
Texas Golf ConneXion (TGC) is Houston's #1 online source for Skins Games and the host of "Compete for Compassion” tournaments held in the Houston, TX area. Compete for Compassion events are designed to bring more fun back into golf, and leverage the generosity of players and sponsors to make a positive impact in the community.
The concept for Compete for Compassion grew out of founder Allen Baytes’ love for the game and a compelling desire to use his passion for golf for a greater good. With the help of sponsors, TGC donates proceeds from CFC events to children’s charities throughout Texas and the US.
Allen Baytes, Tournament Director: abaytes(at)baytes(dot)com; (713) 824-4636