STERLING, Va. – A tournament which drew in excess of 110 golfers hit the fairways at 1757 Golf Club on Monday as American University hosted its annual Eagles Club Golf Classic.
The event serves as the largest fund-raiser of the year. It gave the corporate partners, Eagles Club members and fans an opportunity to mingle and interact with AU coaches and staff, playing in support of AU student-athletes.
Associate Director of Athletics David Bierwirth addressed the golfers before teeing off and thanked them for their participation and involvement in a 2015-16 year that saw the volleyball team earn a Patriot League championship, two student-athletes earn All-America status and three individuals earn PL Scholar-Athlete of the Year honors.
First-Place – Dave Stuart ('74), Dave Stewart, Ryan Stuart, Buddy Beck
Second-Place Team – Ameritel/EMC (Mike Rothbard, Neal Bobys, Rick Moreland, Jr,., Joe Scheffres)
Third-Place Team – Bradleigh Mechanical, Inc. (Jeff Dye, Al Neilson, Paul Votaw, John Votaw)
Longest Drive (Men) – Will Verrill
Longest Drive (Women) – Patti Shoefstall
Closest to the Pin (Men) – Ryan Stuart
Closest to the Pin (Women) – Patti Schoefstall
Putting Contest Winners - Bill Brower, Jeff Dye, Dave Kelleher, Dave Ratcliffe, Charles Yost
A special 'thank you' to our course sponsors for making this a successful fundraising event for AU Student-Athletes: Adaptive Communications, American Combustion Industries, Ameritel Corporation, Arena Graphics, Inc., AtSite, Inc., Aviso Financial, Big Stuff, Inc. & RSI, BMS Realty Services, LLC, Bradleigh Mechanical, Inc., Coca – Cola, Continental Resources, DC Trails Charter Bus Services, Delta Dental, eFollett – AU Campus Store, Express Scripts, Farrish Auto, Fire & Life Safety America, GEICO, Goulston & Storrs, Hargrove, Inc., HAVTECH, Integrated Security Technologies, Lightower Fiber Networks, MD Orthopedic Sports Medicine, NALCO, Progressive Waste / IESI, Protiviti, Prudential, Rubio Construction Services, Sacks Law Firm, pllc., Senoda, Inc., Siemens Industries, Inc., Simpson Scarborough, Summit Commercial Real Estate, Wells Fargo, Whiting – Turner Contracting Co., Wiley Wilson, Zurich NA, 1757 Golf Club.