WHA’s 2024 Rising Leaders Topgolf Tournament

On May 23, the West Houston Association hosted its 4th Annual Rising Leaders Topgolf Tournamentan event that soared to new heights and left participants buzzing with excitement! Organized by Rising Leaders Class 8, the tournament attracted over 200 professionals from various industries across the Greater Houston region. We would like to give a special thanks to our 2024 Title Sponsor, RS Industrial Arts! 

The event began with check-in, where attendees were greeted with drinks and fajitas, providing a great atmosphere for socializing and setting the stage for both friendly competition and professional connections.  

After a briefing from the Topgolf pros, the tournament officially kicked off. Participants tested their skills and embraced the challenges, with teams demonstrating remarkable precision and determination. Teams used their Mulligan Tickets strategically which added a layer of strategy to the fun. Spectators lined the bays to cheer for their colleagues and friends, which created an electric atmosphere of support and unity. 

Throughout the event, many participants took the opportunity to take a swing at the Hole-In-One competition for a chance to bring home $10,000 while others demonstrated their skills in the Longest Drive competition.

As the tournament progressed, the competition grew fierce. Ultimately, the top-performing golfers were celebrated with awards and recognition, honoring their exceptional performance. Congratulations to Clear Companies for bringing home 1st Place! Hot on their heels, RS Industrial Arts earned a well-deserved 2nd Place, while Pape Dawson captured 3rd Place. Additionally, Austin Ficken stood out with an impressive victory in the Longest Drive competition, showcasing his outstanding talent and strength. 


1st Place – Clear Companies

2nd Place – RS Industrial Arts


3rd Place – Pape-Dawson Engineers

Congratulations to all the attendees of our 4th Annual Topgolf Tournament, as you are all winners in your efforts to improve quality of life across the greater West Houston region and beyond! Your skills and sportsmanship made the event great, but the conversations and your dedication to improving the community will make you all truly memorable. 

We extend our heartfelt gratitude to all the sponsors of the event and to Rising Leaders Class 8 for their dedication and hard work in making this event a resounding success. Their efforts ensured a seamless and enjoyable experience for all.  

The WHA Rising Leaders Program is specifically designed for individuals planning to be active in the West Houston Association throughout their careers. This program provides an accelerated introduction to the association’s key topics and issues, along with invaluable networking opportunities. It aims to nurture the next generation of leaders within WHA, fostering professional growth and engagement. 

Thank you to everyone who participated and contributed to the success of this fantastic event! Your enthusiasm and support are what make these gatherings so special. We look forward to seeing you all next year for another exciting tournament. 



































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