Sunday, March 12, 2017
Omni Houston Hotel Grand Salon
4 Riverway, Houston 77056
6:00 p.m. Registration, Reception, Silent Auction
7:30 p.m. Dinner
8:30 p.m. Live Auction
On Sunday, March 12th, enjoy a wonderful night of dinner and dancing at the Gala Celebration. Held at the beautiful Omni Houston Hotel, the Gala Celebration will host live and silent auctions featuring unique sports memorabilia, weekend stays at top hotels, dazzling jewelry, and tickets to the hottest sporting events in town. Feast on a gourmet meal prepared by Executive Chef Franklin Thompson and dance the night away to the smooth sounds of Reuben Rivera.
On Monday, March 13th, hit the links for a fantastic round of golf at Sweetwater Country Club. Golfers will enjoy complimentary breakfast and lunch and plenty of food and drinks during play. A celebrity golfer will join each team as a fifth member. Golfers can win $10,000 cash in the Putting Contest or a new car in the Hole in One Contest. The top three teams will win exciting prizes and the winning team will take home the coveted Championship Ring, generously donated by Michael Klein’s Fine Jewelry.
Proceeds from the Jacob Green Celebrity Golf Classic will directly benefit the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Houston. We look forward to seeing you there!
Guests attending the Jacob Green Celebrity Golf Classic and Gala Celebration are encouraged to stay at the Omni Houston Hotel. Discounted room rates are available from March 9-14, 2017. Reservations may be made here or by calling 713-871-8181. If calling, please request the Jacob Green Golf Classic room block to ensure you receive the discounted rate.
Room Block Rates
Jacob Green was born in Pasadena, Texas January 21, 1957 to J.C. and Tommie Mae Green. Jacob was a Blue Chip All-State athlete at Kashmere High School in Houston and after graduation, signed with Texas A&M to play football under Coach Emory Bellard. Jacob earned three letters (1977-79) for the Texas Aggie football team.
Jacob was an All-American selection in 1979 and the MVP of the East-West game. He was a two-year captain at Texas A&M and was also SWC First Team for two years. He was named Most Outstanding Athlete his senior year.
Jacob was a first-round draft pick (10th overall) in the 1980 NFL draft by the Seattle Seahawks. In his 13-year NFL career, Jacob played 12 seasons for the Seattle Seahawks, as #79, and one season for the San Francisco 49ers. Jacob had a stellar NFL career and is among the Seattle Seahawks’ Ring of Honor. He earned All-Pro honors in 1983 and 1984 and was a two-time Pro Bowler in 1986 and 1987.
Jacob was inducted into the Texas A&M Letterman’s Hall of Fame in 1987 and into the Southwest Conference Hall of Fame in 2014. He was chosen as the 2014 SEC Football Legend and was honored at the 2014 SEC Football Championship Game in Atlanta. Jacob was also inducted into the Texas Sports Hall of Fame in February 2016.
Jacob is currently the Vice President of Major Gifts and Endowments at the 12th Man Foundation at Texas A&M University. He and his wife, Janet, live in College Station. In addition to his work with the Jacob Green Charitable Foundation, Jacob enjoys mentoring student athletes at Kashmere High School and Texas A&M.
Monday, March 13, 2017
Sweetwater Country Club
4400 Palm Royale, Sugar Land 77479
8:00 a.m. Registration
10:00 a.m. Shotgun Start
Awards Luncheon immediately after tournament
For more than six decades, Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston has been the region’s leading youth-development organization, achieving an enviable record of creatively engaging, educating and empowering a large number of low-income young people in ways that positively impact their lives and improve their chances of achieving and sustaining academic and economic success.
Long renowned as “The Positive Place for Kids,” the Clubs serve more than 10,000 children and teens ages 6 to 17 each year, many of whom have few other positive relationships or dependable resources in their lives.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston provides these youth a safe haven in the midst of chaotic, dangerous neighborhoods and family contexts and delivers high-quality programming that builds character; enhances academic performance; improves physical health and fitness; expands life skills; develops leadership potential; promotes civic engagement; and equips youth for pursuing rigorous postsecondary educational opportunities and productive careers.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston promises kids a great future by not only keeping them safe and off the streets, but by giving them opportunities that can change their lives.
Through the core program areas, Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston enables youth to reach their full potential as healthy, productive adults. These programs engage young people in activities with adults, peers and family members that enable them to learn powerful life skills, introduce them to new experiences, and enable them to reach their full potential.