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American Red Cross to Host 1st Annual Red Jacket Fall Golf Classic

The American Red Cross Greater Houston Area chapter will host its inaugural Red Jacket Fall Golf Classic on Tuesday, November 3, 2015. The tournament will benefit the Red Cross’ mission to prevent and alleviate human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.

The event will take place at The Club at Carlton Woods Creekside - Fazio Course located at One Carlton Woods Creekside Drive, The Woodlands, TX 77389. The tournament will feature a four-man scramble format and starts with registration at 10:00am, brunch at 10:30am and a shotgun start at 12:00pm.

“This tournament is a fantastic opportunity for our community partners to come together to support important Red Cross services including disaster relief and Service to the Armed Forces while also enjoying a round of golf,” said Ronald Jackson, Chief Development Officer for American Red Cross Texas Gulf Coast Region. “We are sincerely thankful for the generous support that we have received and know the funds raised will make a difference.”

A sincere thank you to all of the Red Jacket Golf Classic sponsors:

Platinum Sponsor: Quanta Services

Gold Sponsor: Group 1 Automotive

Hole-In-One Sponsor: Group 1 Automotive

Hole Sponsors: Performance Truck, Prime Communications, Thomas E. Bierry

Putting Contest Sponsor: CenterPoint Energy

Caddie Sponsor: CBRE

Bag Sponsors: Price Gregory International

Golf Ball Sponsor: Duane Morris, LLP

Awards Sponsor: Alvarez & Marsal

Luncheon Sponsor: Altec

Awards Dinner Sponsor: Baker Botts L.L.P.

Luncheon Sponsor: Altec

Beverage Cart Sponsors: Ernst & Young, Price Waterhouse Coopers (PWC)

Media representatives can schedule interviews with Simone Parker at or 832-293-9454 or Angela Broussard at 832-277-3115 For additional information, please visit our website.

About the American Red Cross

The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies approximately 40 percent of the nation’s blood; teaches lifesaving skills; provides international humanitarian aid; supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a charitable organization --- not a government agency --- and depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit