b'Texas Fall Golf InvitationalNovember, 2020The autumn weather provided the perfect backdrop for the 32 golfers who participated in The Texas Fall Golf Invitational held at the prestigious Lakewood Country Club in Dallas. Darina Padian, Texas Director, kicked off the tournament with a welcome and statement of appreciation for the generous support of The Ireland Funds and its mission. Darina also recognized the Platinum Sponsors, Tom & Shelly Codd; Kevin Curley of Curley Financial Group, LLC; John 1Jim Sullivan, Matt Sullivan, Tom Codd, Dan Sullivan Tillotson and James Tillotson of St. Jude Company for their longstanding partnership and kind 2Scott Beasley, Marc Lyons, Don Hanratty, Ryan Hanratty generosity. Tom Codd, National Board Member of The Ireland Funds America, thanked the commit-3Ed Garahan, Kevin Curley II, Brian Casey, Kevin Curley tee, shared Tommy Gallaghers well wishes for a good day of golf, and welcomed rst timers. The 4Cliff Miercort, Lou Ann Corboy, Dan Sheehan tournament was a shamble format. On the 9th hole, golfers were treated to a Kilbeggan Whiskey 5James Tillotson, John Osborne, Tanya Schneider, John Tillotson tasting. During the Reception, Darina shared a special Zoom recording of some of the long-term 6Brian Casey, Scott Beasley, Marc Lyons, Ed Garahan7Lou Ann & Mike Corboy, John Tillotson,Irish golfers who have played in past Texas Irish American Cups. Winners for lowest team score net Tanya Schneider, Cliff Miercort, Don Hanratty, James Tillotson were Kevin Curley, Kevin Curley, II, Brian Casey; and Ed Garahan. The second-place winners 8Zoom call with Tommy Gallagher and Irish golfers were Waymon Levell, Bob Elliott, Gary Beene and Tim Murchison. Closest to the pin winner was9Darina PadianBob Elliott. Overall, a perfect day for golf while supporting the many charities in Ireland. All hoped to Photos: Can Turkyilmazgather again in the spring for the 22nd Texas Irish American Cup Challenge in May 10, 2021.1 2 34 5 67 8 9connect 202057'