CORPUS CHRISTI – Former Houston Rockets and New York Knicks coach and current ESPN NBA analyst Jeff Van Gundy will be the featured speaker at the annual Islander Athletic Fund Golf Tournament and Banquet/Silent Auction, the Texas A&M – Corpus Christi Department of Athletics announced today. The banquet/silent auction will be held on Thursday, April 12, with the golf tournament to follow on Friday, April 13.
“This is always one of the most enjoyable nights of the year for Islanders Athletics, and with such a great guest speaker as Jeff Van Gundy, it will be even better,” Interim Director of Athletics Scott Lazenby said. “We always have a great crowd and raise money for a great cause – the funding of scholarships for our student-athletes. This year’s event should be no exception, and we hope all of our supporters throughout the Coastal Bend will join us for this special two-day event.”
The IAF banquet and silent auction will take place on Thursday, April 12, at 6 p.m. This year’s event will be held at the American Bank Center in the Watergarden Ballroom. Tickets for the banquet and silent auction are included for those who take part in the golf tournament, but are also available for individuals at a cost of $50 per plate or $450 for a table of 10. For more information and to R.S.V.P. for the banquet, please contact Suzette Hamer at email@example.com or by calling 361-825-5541.
The annual IAF golf tournament returns to the Corpus Christi Country Club in 2012. The event will begin with lunch at noon and a shotgun start at 12:30 p.m. Contact Arthur Haas at Arthur.firstname.lastname@example.org or 361-825-3237 for more information on sponsorship or playing opportunities.
The Islander Athletic Fund helps the more than 200 student-athletes at the Island University, as gifts are directly applied toward the athlete’s tuition, room and board expenses, academic fees and textbooks. To donate to the IAF, click here.