SARASOTA, Fla. – May 12, 2023 – Easterseals Happiness House, in partnership with The Meadows Country Club, held its 27th Annual Meadows Cup Pro-Am Golf Tournament, presented by Ginger Judge on April 21, 2023. Supporters of the golf tournament helped raise close to $125,000 to be used for programs and services that provide children, teens and adults with disabilities the opportunity to enjoy access and increased life choices.
“The Meadows Country Club is proud to host Easterseals’ golf tournament in its 27th year,” said Tony Johnson, Meadows Country Club General Manager. “This tournament is one of our top grossing charitable golf events and was a huge success this year. The Meadows staff, volunteers and the golf pros gave their time to make this an incredible top-tier tournament. We’re already looking forward to hosting the next one.”
More than one hundred and forty golfers, along with 35 local golf professionals participated in 18 holes of scramble golf at the Meadows Country Club. Golfers also enjoyed a variety of competitions in addition to 18 holes of scramble golf tournament play. Signature beverages and delicious bites were available throughout the course, followed by a delicious culinary feast provided by Chef Ron Mazurek, which ended the day.
“Easterseals is always grateful to the Meadows Country Club for hosting the Meadows Cup golf tournament. We are thankful to our event sponsors, golfers, volunteers and auction participants for helping us reach our goal which supports individuals with disabilities,” said Tom Waters, President & CEO Easterseals Southwest Florida. “Finally, this tournament could not have been complete without Tony Johnson, Patric Flinn and the Meadows Country Club staff for a great event, start to finish. We are lucky to play at such an outstanding golf course with the most incredible staff.”
Easterseals is thankful to Peggy Kronus with Willis A. Smith Construction who worked closely with our golf committee, as well as to our sponsors who helped make the Meadows Cup Pro-Am Golf Tournament an exciting and successful fundraising event.
Save the date for the 28th Annual Meadows Cup Pro-Am Golf Tournament on Friday, Nov. 10, 2023. To learn more about Easterseals services and programs, including Easterseals Academy, Autism Services, Children Services, Adult Services, Employment Services, Therapy Services, Family Support Services, Hippotherapy and more, visit www.easterseals-swfl.org.
Easterseals Happiness House has been part of the community for nearly 75 years and offers the highest quality of care and services to children, youth, and adults with disabilities so that they can enjoy access, opportunities, and increased life choices. Easterseals Happiness House is committed to remaining a leader in special needs services and an organization to which individuals and their families can turn for resources and support with a continuum of care throughout their lives