Bob Bowen ’69 owned and operated McAnn’s Bar & Restaurant in Van Etten NY for over 4 decades.

Leveraging his success, Bob generously contributed to many local and regional sports teams as well as nonprofit organizations.

In 1984 Bob created the ‘Van Etten Open’ golf tournament for the enjoyment of local community golfers.

Bob recently joined some of his classmates in establishing the SVE Alumni Association. He brought with him the Van Etten Open which was rebranded as the ‘SVE Open’.

Though the SVE Open is now hosted by the Spencer Van Etten Alumni Association, the tournament remains an event that is open to the public.

We look forward to having you join us for a great day on the links, with team prizes and awards, followed by a delicious cookout meal.