FORE! Golf & Tennis Tournament Returns for 14th Year

by User Not Found | Mar 02, 2020

DALLAS (February 5, 2020) - Dallas based family violence agency, The Family Place, is pleased to announce the 14th Annual FORE! Golf & Tennis Tournament will be held on Monday, April 6 at Lakewood Country Club. This year’s Golf Chair is Kerry Cole and the Tennis Chair is Sally Giddens Stephenson.

Kerry Cole is the President of the Energy Equipment Segment at Arcosa, Inc.  Arcosa, Inc., headquartered in Dallas, Texas, is a growth-oriented provider of infrastructure-related products and solutions with leading positions in construction, energy, and transportation markets.

Kerry was the President of Trinity Electrical Products until the time of the Arcosa spin-off. Prior to this, he was President of Trinity Structural Towers, Trinity Mining Equipment, Trinity Heads, and Trinity Structural Bridge business units along with other various leadership positions since joining Trinity Industries, Inc., in 2000. Kerry has over 29 years of experience in manufacturing organizations.

Kerry earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Central Florida.  He and his wife Kellie have three children and reside in Southlake. He is on the Board of Directors of The Family Place. 

Sally Giddens Stephenson is the Principal of L+S Creative Group, a full-service branding, graphic design, marketing and advertising firm that works with startups and established businesses to provide cost-conscious, comprehensive branding and ongoing support.

Sally is a former journalist with more than 28 years of experience. She started at The Dallas Morning News and was an associate editor at D Magazine for six years. Sally also worked for The Richards Group before starting her freelance career. She provides branding, marketing, creative concepts and copywriting. As a media strategist, she crafts storylines to maximize publicity or minimize exposure. 

Sally is a prolific ghostwriter who has written 22 books for experts from various backgrounds and spends much of her time assisting nonprofits helping those in need. 

Sally is a graduate of Vanderbilt University with a Bachelor of Science in English and German. She is an avid tennis player at Lakewood Country Club and is a proud grandmother. 

FORE! Golf & Tennis Tournament will return to Lakewood Country Club and bring together loyal corporate partners, community members and donors for a fun day to benefit a critical mission. The golf tournament begins with a player check-in at 9:00 am and a shotgun start at 10:00 am. The round robin tennis tournament begins with the player check-in at 9:30 am, and the doubles tournament will start at 10:00 am.  Following the tournaments, guests will enjoy a cocktail hour and a try their luck at a Prize Pull.

For tickets and sponsorships, click here or contact Mary Catherine Benavides at or 214-443-7770.