20th Anniversary BoileRx Golf Classic - June 2016
The College of Pharmacy held its 20th Anniversary BoileRx Golf Classic on June 3, 2016. All 104 golfers played the new Ackerman-Allen Course at the Birck Boilermaker Golf Complex. We appreciate everyone for joining us on a gorgeous day and spending time with friends to raise money for the Pharmacy Alumni Scholarship fund. The College extends its gratitude to our corporate sponsors, CVS Health and Kroger Company, for their continued support. More information can be found here.
20 Years of Success
In 1997, the Purdue Pharmacy Alumni Association Board decided to sponsor a golf outing as a fun event for alumni and a way to raise money for scholarships. This fit perfectly with the Pharmacy Alumni Scholarship Fund envisioned by the Class of 1995 as part of their class campaign, “Continuing the Tradition of Excellence.” The purpose of the scholarship fund was to show appreciation for the class member’s Purdue education and to establish a lasting and ongoing way to help pharmacy students, and the endowment fund was officially established in December 1999. The inaugural BoileRx took place in 1997 at the Ravines Golf Course in West Lafayette. Eighty golfers registered and raised $5,000 for scholarships. Golfers had the opportunity to play on the new Pete Dye-designed Kampen Links Course at Purdue University for the Second Annual BoileRx, and the event has been held on campus ever since. Over the years, our number of golfers has fluctuated—averaging around 100 golfers each outing, but 2000 marked our record year with 170 golfers! For the past 20 years, we have had a total of approximately 2,252 golfers participate in this event, raising a grand total of over $260,790 in scholarship support for our students in the College of Pharmacy!