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Campus Recreation hosts UTSA Homecoming Golf Tournament Feb. 5

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2010 participants in the Campus Rec Homecoming Golf Tournament

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(Jan. 18, 2011)--As a part of the 2011 UTSA Homecoming festivities, Campus Recreation will host the third annual Homecoming Golf Tournament with the support of Liberty Mutual Insurance. The tournament, a four-person, 18-hole scramble, will be Saturday, Feb. 5 at Silverhorn Golf Club, 1100 West Bitters Rd. With check-in from 6:45 to 7:30 a.m., the shotgun start will be at 8 a.m. UTSA students, parents, faculty, staff, alumni and friends are invited to participate.

Awards will be presented for longest drive (men and women), closest to the pin (front and back nine) and overall winning team.

Tournament registration is $75 per person, $300 per team. The registration fee includes green fee, cart, range balls, lunch, replay card, player's club monthly pass, UTSA wind jacket, goodie bag and door prizes. The registration deadline is Jan. 31, and the deadline to ensure jacket size is Jan. 27. If you do not have a team of four, Campus Rec staff will place you with a full team.

>> Register at the 2011 Homecoming Golf Tournament website. Download the registration form.

For more information, visit the UTSA Campus Recreation website or contact Mark Munguia at 210-458-7373.

 

 

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For acclaimed UTSA writer, poetry rhymes with life

Robert Penn Warren said: “How do poems grow? They grow out of your life.” That is certainly true for Carmen Tafolla. An associate professor of practice with the UTSA College of Education and Human Development, Tafolla has authored more than 20 acclaimed books of poetry and prose, including "The Holy Tortilla and a Pot of Beans." It won the Tom´s Rivera Children’s Book Award in 2009.

Tafolla is a San Antonio native who grew up on the West Side. Attending a private high school, she realized that the literature did not positively portray her community or the people who lived there. She determined to change that in her writing. In published works for both adults and children — more than 200 anthologies, magazines, journals, textbooks and readers in four languages — Tafolla reflects on the rich Mexican-American culture of San Antonio in which she grew up.

Did you know? Tafolla was San Antonio's first Poet Laureate, from 2012 to 2014, and currently serves as the Poet Laureate of Texas.

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