25th Annual President's Golf Tournament

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September 12 & 13, 2019


Dr. Stephen G. Wells continues the 25 year tradition that has helped more than 350 students complete their education at New Mexico Tech. Proceeds go to support students’ scholarly endeavors and the creation of additional resources to support the mission of the University.


2019 President's Golf Tournament Brochure (click here to download)

2019 Registration Form  (click here to download)

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Questions? Contact Sandi Lucero at 575.835.5618 or sandi.lucero@nmt.edu

Alternately donations to the President’s Scholarship Fund can be made by contacting:

LaVern Robinson -  lavern.robinson@nmt.edu

 2019 Sponsors

                                        Platinum Sponsors                                    
Freeport          Chartwells
Freeport-McMoRan                                            Chartwells
                                             Silver Sponsors                                        
FSB        holiday inn
 First State Bank                                                             Holiday Inn Express-Socorro
 Dr. Van & Barbara Romero
                                        Copper Sponsors                                        
 Create the Magic Travel               Mike Stanley          Texas Books               Dr. Stephen & Beth Wells      
  NMOG          Lenovo           Nusenda
          New Mexico Oil & Gas                                               Lenovo                                                          Nusenda
Pepsi           SV3          Mary Torres
                    Pepsi                                                                 SV3 Solutions LTD                 Law Offices of Mary T. Torres
                                         Team Sponsors                                          
Melissa Jaramillo-Fleming(2)         Colleen Foster          Vanessa Grain          Michael Voegerl     
Explosives Test Center, LLC             Nowka Gutierrez           Tony Ortiz                  Dr. Michael Hargather
Sound & Signal          Alex Garcia           El Paso Electric          Tripp Inc.           Border States Electric         
Chavez Grieves Consulting Engineers       Randy Saavedra          Dr. Robert Balch     John Juarez
Flog-Meisters         Dr. Douglas Wells      
                                           Hole Sponsors                                          
Presbyterian Hospital          Hinkle Oil & Gas          Warren Ostergren          Positive Outcomes
 Sound & Signal        Socorro Family Eye Care        Steve & Dr. Luz Traver       Jesse's-JoAnn Salome 
Dennis Engineering         Bodega
                                        Co-Hole Sponsors                                       
Socorro County          Advanced Presentations          El Defensor-Chieftain          Rotary Club of Socorro
Atkinson & Co. CPA             Sandi Lucero                   Rachel Montoya        Randy's Ace Hardware 
The Bubble Machine        
New Mexico Mining Association     Merrion Family Foundation     
Associate Vice President Carlos Romero
                                 Door Prize/Goody Bag Sponsors                 
 Aqua Tech             Socorro General Hospital            NMT Foundation              NMT Auxiliary Services
Uline              Heritage                     Zia

Wrapup - President's Golf Tournament 2018

By Nancy Bilderbeck - NMT Alumna Class of  1976   

Imagine that your graduation is in sight.  To date you embraced all New Mexico Tech (NMT) had to offer: enjoyed the student camaraderie, explored the extracurricular activities … but mostly “hit the books”.  Then the sobering reality hits – your funding has run out!!

Unfortunately most government scholarship programs only fund four years of university study.  The New Mexico lottery funding is also time sensitive. Funding agencies do not take into account the rigorous of completing a STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) degree which often take 5 years.

On September 13 and 14th golfers took to the links at the New Mexico Tech Golf Course to enjoy the challenges of golf and to raise funds for the President’s Scholarship Fund.  It is this fund which makes tuition assistance available to students nearing completion of their degrees.

Attending this year’s event included students, alumni, staff, faculty and spouses … all with a link to the University and all committed to supporting the President’s Scholarship Fund.  Some were golfers … some WERE NOT!

Golf was played in 3 flights (groups): 1 on Thursday and 2 on Friday.  Teams of 4 played a foursome format where the “best ball” was selected.  Golfers were fuelled by buffet breakfasts, lunches and dinners … enhanced by stories of miraculous golf shots!

Thursday afternoon offered a chance to join in a NMT golf tradition: that of playing off of M Mountain.  Two challenges, one of “longest drive” and one “closest to the pin” are appropriately named the Cliff Challenge.

The golf tournament would not be possible without the generous donation of time by current Tech students.  They helped serve beverages and food, as well as ensured golfers' needs were seen to. 

Dr. Dan Lopez started the tournament in 1993 and Dr. Stephen wells proudly continues the tradition.  Since that time more than 350 students, mostly fifth-year seniors, have received tuition assistance from the President’s Tuition Assistance Fund.  This year’s golf tournament ensures this important source of scholarship funding continues at NMT.

Note: In addition to helping students complete their education, proceeds from the President's Golf Tournament are used to steward donors and support fundraising.