Calling all Golfers!



Calling all Golfers!

  Is there anything more enjoyable to those of us that play than hitting a 3oo yard drive down the middle of the fairway? Or how about hitting an iron to within a foot of the hole and tapping in for birdie? How about doing all of this on a beautiful September afternoon and helping those in the community at the same time?

  The Gulfport Lions club will be holding their inaugural “Mulligan Open” golf tournament on Saturday, September 14th at the prestigious Pasadena Yacht and Country Club. The club is located at 6300 Pasadena Point Boulevard S., Gulfport. Come and play where the likes of Walter Hagen, Babe Ruth, Arnold Palmer and many more have graced the fairways.

  All proceeds from this event will fund their 2013 Christmas Toy Shop and Food Certificate program. This program has become such a large part of their community outreach efforts during the holiday season, that they as a club see the need to try to expand this wonderful holiday event. This program assists local families during the holiday season with the essentials to put a holiday meal on the dinning room table, and a little holiday cheer under the tree.

  They are currently accepting golfer registrations as well as community sponsorships of all types. A $25,000 Hole In One contest will highlight the event, with in round competitions including longest drive, closest to the pin and a putting contest to name a few. There is also three auxiliary hole in one contests on the remaining par 3s, so there is plenty of opportunity to strut your stuff.

  There will be a southern style BBQ after the round at their local Lions clubhouse, where they will hold  silent auctions, product raffles, 50/50 drawing, etc. The clubhouse is located at 4630 Tifton Drive S., Gulfport, just a few minutes drive from the course.

  For more golfer registration information, or to see the wonderful sponsorship opportunities they have, please contact Smokey Clark, Gulfport Lions V.P., at 727-323-0116 or fclark89@tampabay.rr.com.