Nov 02, 2016
RICHMOND, Va. - VCU and EVB paired up on Oct. 3 to host the 2016 Women’s Golf Classic to raise money for women’s athletics. Along with EVB, other sponsors included VCU Alumni and Markel. The event was held at the Willow Oaks Country Club.
The tournament highlighted VCU Women’s teams and showcased the Rams’ high-caliber student-athletes. The event ultimately raised $35,000 for VCU Women’s Athletics.
Nearly 100 golfers participated in the event. The morning began with breakfast provided by Joe’s Inn, as well as a champagne toast to kick-off the event. Along the course, wine was provided by Associated Distributors, along with roasted oysters provided by Yellow Umbrella.
Coaches from the VCU Women’s teams were active on the course to drive or putt with each foursome. Golfers were later joined by the Black and Gold’s student-athletes for a lunch reception sponsored by Markel.