University of Wyoming Athletics And The Cowboy Joe Club Name Casper Golf Tournament In Honor of Longtime CJC Member Ron Richardson

June 3, 2013

LARAMIE, Wyo. - In honor of one of its great, longtime supporters, the University of Wyoming Athletics Department and the Cowboy Joe Club have announced that the annual Casper CJC Golf Tournament will be named the Ron Richardson Memorial Cowboy Joe Club Golf Tournament.

Richardson was a member of the Cowboy Joe Club for 35 years, and was a former Cowboy Joe Club President from 2004-06.

"Ron was a great supporter of UW both in terms of financial contributions and also through extensive volunteer work," said Tom Burman, UW Director of Athletics. "The Richardson family has helped to make UW a great place for student-athletes. We are very grateful for Ron and his family's support through the years!"

Proceeds from the tournament will go toward the Ronald R. Richardson UW Golf Excellence Fund.

This year's tournament will be played on Friday, June 28th at 1:00 p.m. at the Casper Country Club.

There are still spaces available for players to play in this year's tournament. Sponsorship opportunities for the 2013 Ron Richardson Memorial Cowboy Joe Club Golf Tournament are also available. For more information call the Cowboy Joe Club at 307-766-6242.