2022 Texas Mutual Invitational Benefiting First Tee – Greater San Antonio Recap

The First Tee – Greater San Antonio Board of Directors, Front Nine Committee and team are celebrating the 2nd Annual Texas Mutual Invitational and Concert benefiting First Tee – Greater San Antonio.

Thursday, October 6th marked the kick with a concert with 300 guests featuring Texas Country Music performer Wynn Williams with the stage sponsored by Valero Energy Corporation! Each guest received a complimentary concert T-Shirt sponsored by Rudy’s BBQ. There was a live and silent auction sponsored by Security Service Federal Credit Union and a raffle to win a 6-seater EZ-GO golf cart, won by Amy Thomas! Guests took home live auction items such as a 30-person private dinner party hosted by Don Strange of Texas, an Argentinian Dove Hunt, and a family deer hunt at 1851 Ranch! Our silent auction featured items such as Hotel Emma one-night stay, Alamo City Golf Trail Die Hard Membership, golf rounds, gift baskets and YETI coolers and more. Guests dined on cuisine provided by Don Strange of Texas and top-shelf beverages provided by Dripping Springs Vodka & Republic Whiskey! The night was full of excitement and energy!

Our board chairman, Steve Schott, spoke with regional vice president of Texas Mutual, Jim Zilkowski about the importance of being the title sponsor and how First Tee aligns with their corporate values of generational learning. Our program ambassador, Vincent Kabaso, spoke with First Tee Lead Coach, Ernesto Macias, math specialist at Leon Valley Elementary, about introducing golf to his students and the benefits beyond the game.  

The Texas Mutual Invitational golf tournament was held on Monday, October 10th at the prestigious Oak Hills Country Club. Over 110 golfers received a premier tee gift, a Titleist travel golf bag.  Golfers practiced on the driving range and putting green thanks to our sponsor, BCS Prosoft. All golfers had a opportunity to win one of two hole-in-one cars sponsored by Cavender Auto Group. Golfers were able to utilize some shots of First Tee’s best participants on holes throughout the course and even attempted to beat the pro against Julia Vollmer, Marlo Zamora, and Michelle Lee on hole #2. Live auctioneer of the concert, Pat McMahan’s team won the tournament with a low score of 57!

First Tee – Greater San Antonio is very fortunate to have a title partner like Texas Mutual help cultivate the next generation of Texas workers, and help  provide a great experience to our event guests that will directly benefit First Tee  programs and scholarships. First Tee – Greater San Antonio is ready to grow and serve even more of San Antonio’s youth to continue building game changers!

Special thanks to all our sponsors for making this night possible!

Texas Mutual Insurance – Title Sponsor

Valero Energy Corporation – Stage Sponsor

Rudy’s Barbeque – T-shirt Sponsor

Cavender Auto Group – Hole-in-One Car Sponsor

Security Service Federal Credit Union –  Live & Silent Auction Sponsor

VIP Staffing – Cup Sponsor