5th Annual Golf Classic Raises over $210,000 for Scholarship Program
St. Louis University High hosted another successful Scholarship Golf Classic on Monday, September 28. The fourth annual event, presented by the David and Barbara Mungenast Foundation and Mungenast Automotive Family, was hosted at The Bogey Club.
Thanks to the generous support of alumni, parents, and friends as players and sponsors, the event raised over $200,000 for the scholarship program at SLUH. On a day filled with highlights, some extra-special moments stand out:
- During the evening program, emceed by NBC Sports personality Steve Schlanger ’89, current junior Sam Chechik shared with the audience exactly what SLUH means to him and how the generosity of others helps the school achieve greatness. Shortly after Chechik’s inspiring words, more than $75,000 was raised during the auction and Fund-A-Need.
- As the program concluded, eight contestants participated in the Shootout to win a new car. From 135 yards away on the #9 fairway on a beautiful evening, Tom O’Toole ’75 knocked one in tight to just over 5 feet to secure the win and a new 2015 Lexus IS 350 C, courtesy of Mungenast Lexus of St. Louis.
The Scholarship Golf Classic has now raised nearly $800,000 for tuition assistance at SLUH since its inception in 2012.
Thanks to the following who served on the Tournament Planning Committee for helping to make this event a tremendous success: Tom Berra ’85, Steve Broun ’79, Larry Christopher ’80, Dan Devereux ’69, Tom Fagan ’85, Tim Fogerty, Jim Hill ’84, Jay Howe, Joe Jedlicka ’80, John Lamping ’81, Dan Millman ’87, Tom O’Toole, Jr. ’75, Gary Pohrer ’62, Dan Renz ’76, Steve Sieckhaus ’83, Kevin Sullivan ’83, Tim Wells ’99, Mark Wilhelm ’72
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2015 Event Sponsors
The David & Barbara Mungenast Foundation and Mungenast Automotive Family
Cocktail Reception Sponsor
Wells Fargo Advisors - Bob Wacker '98
T. Danis Charitable Trust
Golf Cart Sponsors
Capital for Business
Joe Stieven, Class of '78 - Stieven Capital Advisors, L.P.
Blue and White Sponsors
The SLUH Partners and Associates of Bryan Cave
Dowd Bennett LLP
Safety National Casualty Corp.
Tom Santel, Class of 1976
Double Tee Sponsors
Mark, Paula, Chris '07, Thomas '10, and Brian '14 Bobak; Boyd, Franz and Stephans LLP; Cook, Ysursa, Bartholomew, Brauer & Shevlin; Drury Hotels; Emerson; Millennium Pain Management - Steve Granberg, M.D. '84; The Pohrer Family - Jack '58, Gary Sr. '62, Robert '94 and Gary Jr. '97; The Sansone Group; SLUH Mothers' Club
Account Resolution Corporation; Advanced Orthopedics and Sports Medicine; Anders CPA; Autumn Oaks Apartment Homes; Behr, McCarter & Potter, P.C.; The Charles L. Crane Agency - Tim Wells '99; Enterprise Bank & Trust; Food Service Consultants, Inc.; Franco / Salt + Smoke restaurants; The Goodin Family; Jeromle L. Howe, Inc.; Krilogy Financial; Lou Fusz Automotive Network; The Market Street Group of MorganStanley - Rob Funke '92 and Peter Sadlo '91; Midland Optical; ModernLitho - St. Louis; Owen Development; Reliance Standard; RubinBrown; Sportsprint - David Keller '02; The Sullivan Family - Kevin '83, Beth, Lauren & Jack '19; Whelan Security
Anheuser-Busch (on-course beer); Food Service Consultants (on-course snacks); Millman Lumber (hospitality tent)
Tournament Planning Committee
Tom Berra '85, Steve Broun '79, Larry Christopher '80, Dan Devereux '69, Tom Fagan '85, Tim Fogerty, Jim Hill '84, Jay Howe, Joe Jedlicka '80, John Lamping '81, Dan Millman '87, Tom O'Toole '75, Gary Pohrer '62, Dan Renz '76, Steve Sieckhaus '83, Kevin Sullivan '83, Tim Wells '99, Mark Wilhelm '72