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Industrial engineering alumnus Mike Anderson (right), senior vice president of charitable giving at Southern Company, with MBA student Luke Haag, an event organizer.
Industrial engineering alumnus Mike Anderson (right), senior vice president of charitable giving at Southern Company, with MBA student Luke Haag, an event organizer.

Annual MBA Golf Classic Brings Together Students, Alumni Leaders

Georgia Tech College of Management's second annual MBA Golf Classic brought together students and alumni who competed April 23 at East Lake Golf Club.

Sponsored by Southern Company, the student-organized event was designed to team business leaders with Full-time and Evening MBA students interested in similar professional fields.

Twenty-five students and 12 alumni participated, with proceeds from registration fees benefiting projects of the MBA Philanthropy Club, including sending students to New Orleans to rebuild homes.

Members of the winning team, with a score of 63, were MBA students Brandon Miller, Tom Ausman, and Michael Connell as well as alumnus Willy Hoos (MSM 2000).

Bethany Davis (MBA 2011), who helped organize the event, says, "The Golf Classic provides an opportunity for our current and future students to interact in a unique setting. Students who participate say that of all the days of the MBA program, this is one of the most memorable."

The MBA Golf Classic included lunch and a cocktail reception. Chad Parker, East Lake Golf Club's head golf professional, spoke about the history of connections between Georgia Tech and his club. Buzz also made a special appearance.

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