WEATHERFORD, Okla. – Southwestern Oklahoma State University (SWOSU) recently hosted the 4th annual Everett Dobson Golf Classic at Oak Tree National in Edmond.
The tournament was established in 2015 to benefit SWOSU’s athletic programs. This philanthropic opportunity was initiated by Everett Dobson (SWOSU Class of 1981) of Edmond in partnership with the SWOSU Athletic Association.
Dobson was inducted into the SWOSU Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame in 1999. He has endowed the Everett Dobson Chairs in Business, Marketing, Management and Finance in the Everett Dobson School of Business & Technology at SWOSU, and provided the private investment necessary to construct the Everett Dobson Golf Training Facility on SWOSU’s Weatherford campus. In 2015, Dobson was inducted into the SWOSU Presidential Order of Merit in recognition of his 25 years of service on the SWOSU Foundation, Inc. Board of Trustees where he served as Investment Committee chair.
This year’s Everett Dobson Golf Classic was made possible by underwriters including:
• Dobson Technologies (Headline Sponsor)
• Ben E. Keith Company (Cart Sponsor)
• Ridley Engineering Group (Putting Green Sponsor)
• Marcus Wright Services (Driving Range Sponsor)
The 2019 Hole Sponsors included:
• Evans & Davis Attorneys
• Beutler-Redd Ranches
• Bank Of Hydro
• Innovation Oil
• United Country Heard Auction & Real Estate
• Wright Wradio
• Thomas & Trisch Mapel
• Ron & Ladonna Polston
• MECO Land Services
• Kent Davis Law Firm
• Huser Family Medicine
• Jett Distributing
• Great Plains Bank
• Stark Family Farms
• Hogan Taylor
• Cobalt Water Solutions
• Berrong Insurance
The tournament raised over $68,000 for the benefit of SWOSU’s student-athletes.
“We cannot say a big enough ‘thank you’ to the many businesses and individuals who made the 4th Annual Everett Dobson Golf Tournament such a resounding success,” said SWOSU Athletic Director Todd Thurman. “Our students and the athletic programs that enrich their educational experiences on the Hilltop are the beneficiaries of these generous, thoughtful alumni, emeriti and friends of Southwestern Oklahoma State University.”
For more information on SWOSU events and opportunities to reconnect with SWOSU alumni, emeriti and friends, please contact the SWOSU Office of Institutional Advancement at 580-774-3267 or visit www.SWOSU.edu.