Golfers can enjoy a great day of golf in the fall weather as they raise money to benefit Tampa Bay’s largest nonprofit youth learn-to-play off-ice community hockey program at the Bay Area Blueline Charity Golf Classic on Sat., Nov. 17, 2018.
To be held at the Northdale Golf and Tennis Club at 4417 Northdale Blvd. in Tampa, the Bay Area Blueline Charity Golf Classic will feature a 4-man celebrity scramble format with registration at noon and a shotgun start at 1 p.m.
The $100 per player/$400 per team entry fee player package includes greens fees, lunch, dinner at an awards ceremony to be held at O’Brien’s Irish Pub and Grill at 15435 N. Dale Mabry Highway from 6 to 8 p.m., a raffle ticket for an exclusive player drawing, and free domestic beers on the course and at the awards ceremony.
Prize competitions include 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners, a Putting Challenge, and Closest to the Pin. Prizes include vacation and cruise packages, a tailgate experience at a Tampa Bay Lightning Game, and more.
One hundred percent of the Bay Area Blueline Charity Golf Classic will benefit Grow Hockey Movement, Inc., which has as a primary mission to create and support ball and roller hockey opportunities for all girls and boys, in scholastic and community leagues, regardless of ability to pay.
Working with great partners like the NHL Tampa Bay Lightning’s Lightning Made Hockey Foundation, the Grow Hockey Movement volunteers have helped introduce thousands of children ages 4 and up to ball hockey at free clinics held in the Tampa Bay area. In addition, scholastic ball hockey leagues have already been formed, and are growing rapidly as more girls and boys experience the sport.
Major sponsors for the 2018 Bay Area Blueline Charity Golf Classic include Lightning Made Hockey, Sure Way Realty Group, We Are Tampa Bay, Michelob Ultra, Mutual Mortgage, Gordon Chevrolet, Tampa Inline Hockey League, and Wells Fargo Banks. Additional sponsors include Northdale Golf & Tennis Club, Ron Dennison Insurance, David Brand-Morgan Stanley, Ruby Property Inspections, Cass Plumbing, Family Air LLC, Heather Berg Design, and O’Brien’s Irish Pub & Grill-Carrollwood.
About Grow Hockey Movement, Inc.
Grow Hockey Movement, Inc., an IRS 501(c)3 tax-exempt non-profit C-Corp based in Tampa, has as its mission the growth and continuing support of off-ice ball and roller hockey community and scholastic programs and leagues in the Tampa Bay area so that all boys and girls starting at age 4 have an opportunity to learn and play the sport, regardless of ability to pay.