PPEF Golf Tournament Raises Over $39,000
In support of the Promotional Products Education Foundation, 112 golfers from 30+ industry companies took a swing at the Bali Hai Golf Club in Las Vegas during the Glen Holt & Fran Ford Memorial Golf Tournament. The tournament raised more than $39,000 in support of PPEF’s college scholarship program.
“Thank you to the golfers, sponsors, volunteers and all those who made this tournament happen through their support,” says PPEF Executive Director Kathlene Brethowr. “It was another momentous tournament honoring the legacies of Glen Holt and Fran Ford.”
The late Glen Holt, MAS, was a former PPAI board member and Hall of Fame inductee who passed away in 2010, and Fran Ford Jr., CAS, was president of supplier Castelli, a division of Magnet, and PPAI Hall of Fame inductee who passed away in 2018. As a dedicated supporter of PPEF, Ford launched the PPEF Glen Holt Scholarship Golf invitational in 2014. The tournament celebrates their lasting legacies with PPEF scholarships named in their honor.
The foursome of Nathan Cotter and Scott Leonard with Hit Promotional Products (team sponsor); Brent Belles with B-Squared Printing and Marketing Solutions; and Bobby Hazan with Overture Promotions won first place and bragging rights for the year – plus hats autographed by pro golfer John Daly. And one lucky golfer – Billy Booe, midsouth regional VP of sales with Geiger – got a hole in one on the ninth hole.
Event sponsors included Cap America, Fossil, Hit Promotional Products, HPG, IceMule Company, Laura Holt, Pilot Pen, Promo Marketing, SanMar, Sock101, Spector & Co. and Stormtech. All players were automatically entered into a drawing for a “Weekend in Vegas” package provided by Mandalay Bay, including a two-night hotel stay at Mandalay Bay plus a $250 food and beverage credit.