On Wednesday, October 10, 2012, 105 members and guests came out for the annual Think Pink golf tournament at Bay Oaks Country Club in Houston, raising an estimated $14,000 for Susan G. Komen for the Cure.
The event was hosted by the Club’s Women’s Golf Association and the Bay Oaks Old Boys Society, fittingly known as the BOOBS.
It was a beautiful morning, sunny with a nice breeze, when the group teed off. Almost every shade of pink was worn by the participants and many in the group got very creative with their outfits.
For lunch, the Club prepared pasta with pink sauce, watermelon and signature pink cocktails.
At the end, prizes were awarded for first, second and third places as well as for the most accurate drive, the shot closest to the pin and even for the highest score.
The awards were wine cork necklaces, handmade by a family member of the assistant golf pro.
Since 1982, Susan G. Komen for the Cure has been one of the biggest names in the fight against breast cancer, funding research and programs to help turn millions of breast cancer patients into breast cancer survivors.
Thank you to all who attended and helped make this annual event a fun and successful one at Bay Oaks!
A special visitor stopped by the Couples Golf Tournament at Bay Oaks Country Club in Houston recently. For this fun event, the club had constructed a floating green out of pool noodles and asked players to hit the green. At some point during the day, the reptilian resident decided the noodles would be a great place to lounge. The alligator didn’t spoil the festivities but rather hung out, caught a few rays and watched some great golf.