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Waxahachie, Texas – May 6, 2016 – Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU) hosted the 19th Annual Golf Classic presented by John Houston Custom Homes raising a record-setting $20,000 for SAGU Athletics.

Proceeds from the SAGU Golf Classic benefits operational and project funds for SAGU Athletics.  SAGU Athletic Director Jesse Godding explained, “This event has been instrumental in allowing the athletic department make facility improvements that create a better student-athlete experience and give an opportunity for coaches to showcase SAGU facilities to potential student-athletes.”

SAGU Athletics includes men’s and women’s basketball, baseball, cheerleading, softball, men’s and women’s soccer, football, cross country, track & field, and volleyball.

The tournament was scored in two flights with teams placing first, second and third. Winners received Golfsmith gift cards up to $200 in value, per player. There were also several drawings for door prizes that included a 55” 4K LED TV, Apple Watches, Callaway and Ping Clubs, gift certificates, and more.

SAGU’s Director of Alumni Relations Devin Ferguson said, This record-setting year would not have been possible without the generous support of all of our corporate sponsors. Special thanks belong to title sponsor, John Houston Custom Homes, owned and operated by SAGU Alumnus John Houston to our three Lion Level Sponsors, who been steadfast supporters of SAGU and SAGU Athletics.”

Sponsors include:

  • Title Sponsor: John Houston Custom Homes

  • Lion Level: Citizen National Bank, Aramark, Insurance One

  • Gold Level: Proforma, Dr. Pepper, AG Financial Solutions, Texzon Utilities, Christ for the Nations Institute, Assemblies of God Credit Union, HPS Construction, David L Marcontell Insurance,  Capstone, Buffalo Valley Event Center

  • Purple Level: Dominion Church, Christ Church, Grace Community AG, GT Austin, North Texas District Council, Freedom Life Church

  • White Level: Town Square Title, Datamax

  • Hole-In-One Contest: Carlisle Chevrolet Buick GMC Cadillac

The 2017 SAGU Golf Classic will be the 20th annual installment of the tournament, and is scheduled to be held on March 27, 2017. For more information, e-mail [email protected] .

About SAGU:
Southwestern Assemblies of God University is a private, Christian university located 30 minutes south of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex in Waxahachie, Texas . The university was established in 1927, and now offers more than 70 associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees on campus or online. More information is available at or by calling 1-888-YES-SAGU

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