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UT Tyler Announces Longview University Center Golf Tournament Fundraiser

Event raises scholarships for LUC military students and their families

TYLER (October 12, 2023) – The University of Texas at Tyler is seeking teams and sponsors to
participate in the annual scholarship fundraiser supporting students of the Longview University
The “Putting for the Patriots” golf tournament will be Monday, Nov. 6, at Pinecrest Country Club,
located at 214 Club Drive in Longview. The shotgun-start tournament is sponsored by the UT Tyler
Longview University Center and the Texas Wounded Warrior Foundation.
Proceeds from the golf tournament provide scholarships to LUC students who are active-duty
military, veterans or reservists. Scholarships are also provided to immediate family members of
these military students. The event was started in 2019, in partnership with the Texas Wounded
Warrior Foundation.
“As we approach Veterans Day, the Longview University Center wants to show its appreciation for
those who have served this great country. One way we do that is by giving our military students
and/or their dependent families the opportunity to benefit from the quality education we provide,”
said Dr. Rodney Ellis, LUC director.
For sponsorships or to register a team of four, visit
Check-in begins at 10 a.m.
The tournament goal is to raise $50,000 to establish an endowment.
For additional information or giving opportunities, visit and select the
Texas Wounded Warrior Scholarship Fund option.
With a mission to improve educational and health care outcomes for East Texas and beyond, UT
Tyler offers more than 90 undergraduate and graduate programs to nearly 10,000 students.
Through its alignment with UT Tyler Health Science Center and UT Health East Texas, UT Tyler has
unified these entities to serve Texas with quality education, cutting-edge research and excellent
patient care. Classified by Carnegie as a doctoral research institution and by U.S. News & World
Report as a national university, UT Tyler has campuses in Tyler, Longview, Palestine and Houston.



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