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Reader Cup
Larry Dierker Celebrity Golf Tournament

Larry with Emcee Dayna SteeleLarry Dierker, retired Houston Astros pitcher, author of My Team and It Ain't Brain Surgery, and Literacy Advance Board member and volunteer tutor, hosts the annual Reader Cup golf tournament, benefiting Literacy Advance and its free programs for the Houston community.

"I play in dozens of tournaments every year that raise a lot of money for various organizations, many of which represent serious diseases. I am happy to do that. I'm not a doctor; I cannot cure a disease. At Literacy Advance I am personally part of the solution and I know we make a difference." ~ Larry Dierker


As the education level of adults improves, Larry's teamso does their children's success in school. Helping low-literate adults improve their basic skills has a direct and measurable impact on both the education and quality of life of their children.


The following sponsorship opportunities were available for the 2012 tournament:

Ken Hughes swinging

Read more about the 2011 tournament or look at photos from the day.

Thank you Larry for your unfailing support of literacy in Houston!

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