Title Sponsor: Vantage Bank Texas

September 13, 2021  I  1:00 PM
River Crest Country Club
Rebecca and Reese Hillard, Chairmen
Cornelia Blake, Honorary Chairman

Join us for the Cliburn’s first-ever golf tournament hosted at the beautiful River Crest Country Club, and benefitting the sixteenth edition of the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition. This tournament will have a 1:00 p.m. shotgun start and will feature prizes and contests, such as longest drive, closest to hole, and a “Hole-in-One” car, provided by Sewell Automotive Companies.

Play format will be a Shamble-style tournament in which a team of golfers selects the one best drive among them after teeing off, then all four play their own golf balls from that position into the hole. You can think of a shamble as a scramble off the tee and then regular stroke play into the hole.


    • 11:30 am – Check-in, Driving range, Raffle sales, & Lunch grill open
      • Raffle tickets $100 each with a chance to win a private RCCC chef’s table dinner for 8 guests, 6 courses with wine pairings
    • 12:40 pm– Players line up in carts
      • Short remarks by:
        Jacques Marquis – Cliburn President & CEO
        Rafa Garza – Vantage Bank Texas
        Reese Hillard – Tournament Chairman
        Reid Parrish – RCCC Golf Pro – rules of play
    • 1:00 pm– play begins (Shotgun start – Shamble style tournament)
    • ~5:30 pm – play ends
      • After-play buffet and bar on the driving range under a tent
      • Closing remarks & winners announced
    • 7:30 pm – event end

*In the case of inclement weather and the Cliburn Classic golf tournament is not able to take place on Monday, September 13, 2021, the Cliburn will consider your contribution a donation to the Sixteenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition with much appreciation.

Or text CliburnGolf to 44-321 to donate