Timacuan Golf Club & Mike Bender Golf Academy To Host Fund Raiser Pro-Am For Boy's Town

Timacuan Golf ClubLAKE MARY, FL - The Mike Bender Golf Academy and the Timacuan Golf Club will host the second annual Pro-Am Benefit Tournament, with proceeds going to Boy's Town Central Region Demetree Campus.

The golf tournament is set for Friday, July 25 at 8 a.m. at Timacuan, and is open to anyone. Cost per player is $100 and includes breakfast, lunch, range balls, golf cart and green fees, and a replay voucher. It is sponsored in part by the "all new Sunny 105.9, Orlando's  Greatest Hits Station". www.Sunny1059.com. 

This will be a Pro-Am event, with each team consisting of one professional golfer with four amateur players. Format will be a scramble for amateurs, with professionals playing their own ball (team may use professional's score). There will be various contests and prizes. Teams may bring their own professional, or one will be provided if necessary.

Boy's Town mission is to change the way America cares for her children and families by providing and promoting a continuum of care that strengthens them in body, mind and spirit. Boy's Town serves as a beacon of hope for America's children and families, saving children from abuse, abandonment and neglect, and helping heal and support their families.

Please call Kim Shields at Timacuan Golf Club at 407-321-0014 X252 for more information, sign up sheets or sponsorship opportunities.

This is one of four current charity events being conducted at Kitson and Partners courses, for which the company is donating the golf courses. The four events are:

July 19, 2008 - Higlands Reserve Golf Club www.highlandsreserve-golf.com 863-420-1724 - for the Sunshine Foundation.

July 21, 2008 - Stoneybrook East Golf Club www.golfstoneybrookwest.com 407-384-6888 - for the Central Florida Leukemia and Lymphoma Association.

July 25, 2008 - Timacuan Golf Club www.golftimacuan.com 407-321-0014 - for Boys Town of Central Florida.

August 25, 2008 - Stoneybrook West Golf Club www.golfstoneybrookwest.com 407-877-8533 - for the Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children.

Please check each club's website to receive more information or sign up for one or more of these events.

Timacuan, designed by Ron Garl, has been one of Central Florida's most popular courses since opening in 1988. It has garnered many statewide awards, being ranked as high as No. 14 in Florida by The Florida Golf Reporter Magazine. And its challenging par-4 second hole was named the toughest hole in the region by Orlando Magazine.

The course is located near Interstate 4, just minutes from downtown Orlando. For more information visit www.golftimacuan.com, or call 407-321-0010 to book a teetime. 


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