AQUILA Named Presenting Sponsor of Texas 4000 Rider Cup Golf Tournament

AUSTIN, Texas, January 22, 2015 – AQUILA Commercial, a leading Austin-based commercial real estate services provider, today announced that it has been named Presenting Sponsor of the 2015 Texas 4000 Rider Cup Golf Tournament. Now in its fourth year, the golf tournament benefits Texas 4000, an Austin-based not-for-profit organization dedicated to fighting cancer and cultivating the next generation of leaders. Over the last 10 years, Texas 4000 has contributed over $4.5 million to cancer fighting programs primarily in the state of Texas, such as UT’s M.D. Anderson Cancer Center and The University of Texas at Austin’s Biomedical Engineering Department.

“AQUILA Commercial is proud to be partnering with Texas 4000 to present this tournament,” said Corby McWilliams, Chief Operating Officer at AQUILA Commercial. “We believe the values of Texas 4000 align closely with those of our company and are happy that we can be a part of supporting their mission to promote leadership and fight cancer.”

This year’s tournament will be hosted on Monday, March 9, 2015 at the Omni Barton Creek Resort and Spa on the Crenshaw Cliffside Course. The tournament will be a scramble format with a shotgun start at 1:30 p.m. Early bird registration lasts through February 15 and is $125 per player or $500 per foursome. Registration includes the player’s green fee, cart, range balls, goodie bag, dinner and tournament prizes.

“We’re excited to have AQUILA Commercial on board to help present the tournament,” said Jen Garza, Executive Director with Texas 4000. “Their sponsorship allows us to offer greater support to our leadership development program, as well as ensure that we can fund more initiatives that fight cancer.”

Early Bird registration is now open and additional sponsorship opportunities are still available at


About AQUILA Commercial
Founded in 2007, AQUILA Commercial is a recognized leader in Austin commercial real estate. Today AQUILA manages and leases over 5.5 million square feet of office, industrial and retail properties and has over 100 corporate tenant representation clients. AQUILA offers clients full-service real estate solutions, providing tenant representation, project leasing and asset, property and project management services for office, industrial and retail properties. For more information, visit:

About Texas 4000
Texas 4000 is a nonprofit organization dedicated to fighting cancer and cultivating the next generation of leaders. Each year a team of dedicated University of Texas students brave the elements to complete a more than 4,000-mile bike ride from Austin, Texas to Anchorage, Alaska sharing Hope, Knowledge and Charity along the way. Over the course of their 18-month involvement with Texas 4000, riders train, fundraise and develop as leaders and volunteers in the community. As the flagship annual program, the Texas 4000 70-day summer ride is the longest annual charity bike ride in the world. To date Texas 4000 has raised more than $4.5 million for the fight against cancer and made grants to organizations such as MD Anderson Cancer Center, the LIVESTRONG Foundation, and UT’s Dept. of Biomedical Engineering. In addition to developing tomorrow’s leaders, Texas 4000 organizes and performs numerous charity events throughout the year including the ATLAS Ride send-off, Rider Cup Golf Tournament, and the Texas 4000 Tribute Gala.