Inaugural Brooks Ballard Golf Tournament To Benefit Special Olympics Texas

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

HOUSTON (October 19, 2017) – Brooks Ballard and Engel & Völkers Houston are pleased to announce the Brooks Ballard Golf Tournament, which will be held on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 beginning at 8 a.m. at the Wildcat Golf Club. Proceeds from the event will benefit Special Olympics Texas.

The tournament will welcome guests to breakfast, courtesy of Engel & Völkers and Special Olympics, and a silent auction of curated and unique items, followed by a shotgun start. The four-person scramble tournament will allow guests to meet several Special Olympics athletes on the course as they putt for each team.

Participants will compete for top team prizes and awards including trophies for the top three teams and those who make a “hole in one” will win either a Lincoln Continental or Ford F-150 from Joe Myers Ford Lincoln. Lunch and refreshments, courtesy of This is IT Café, will be provided at the awards ceremony. Guests will enjoy entertainment by Spanish guitarist, Guillermo Serpas.

Proceeds from sponsorships and registration will help support year-round training and competitions for more than 9,900 Special Olympics Texas athletes.

The following sponsorships are available:

·   $10,000 – Gold Medal Sponsor

·   $5,000 – Silver Medal Sponsor

·   $2,500 – Bronze Medal Sponsor

·   $1,200 – Foursome Team

·   $300 – Individual Player

·   $300 – Hole Sponsorship

Sponsors include: Joe Myers Ford Lincoln and This is IT Café.

Sponsorship and tickets are available online at: For more information please contact Cary Simonds at or 713-290-0049 ext. 105 or Joan Jarrett at or 713-290-0049 ext. 107.

WHEN:                 November 1, 2017

Registration:                   8 a.m.

Shotgun Start:                9 a.m.

Lunch and Awards:        1 p.m.

WHERE:               Wildcat Golf Club

12000 Almeda Rd.

Houston, TX 77045

About Engel & Völkers

Since its beginning in 1977 as a specialty boutique providing exclusive, high-end real estate services in Hamburg, Germany, Engel & Völkers has become one of the world’s leading companies specializing in the sale and lease of premium residential, commercial property, aviation and yachts. Engel & Völkers currently operates a global network of over 7,600 real estate advisors in 700 residential brokerages and 43 commercial offices spanning 38 countries across six continents, offering both private and institutional clients a professionally tailored range of luxury services. It established its North America corporate headquarters in 2007 and opened its first brokerage in the same year. Committed to exceptional service, Engel & Völkers supports its advisors with an array of premium quality business services; marketing programs and tools; multiple platforms for mobile, social and web; as well as access to its global network of real estate professionals, property listings and market data. Engel & Völkers is an active supporter of the Fair Housing Act and the Equal Opportunity Act.

About Special Olympics Texas

Special Olympics Texas (SOTX) is a privately funded non-profit organization that changes lives through the power of sport by encouraging and empowering people with intellectual disabilities, promoting acceptance for all, and fostering communities of understanding and respect.  SOTX provides continuing opportunities for more than 58,300 children and adults with intellectual disabilities throughout the Lone Star State to realize their potential, develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage and experience joy and friendship.  To learn more, visit or call 800.876.5646.  Engage with us on: Twitter @SOTexas;