Signature Charity Event
Celebrity Golf Classic
Concession Club member Archie Griffin, college football’s only two-time Heisman Trophy winner, lends his name and star power to draw athletes and celebrities from all over for some good golf and great friendships, all in the name of helping kids. This event, held each March, benefits the Boys and Girls Clubs of Sarasota County and has raised more than $800,000 in just eight years. This is the only club-sponsored charity event; see ConcessionCharities.org for more details on how you can help this worthy cause.
The biennial event brings together the finest Mid-Am and Senior amateur golfers from the United States and Great Britain and Ireland for a Walker Cup style competition. Charities which benefit from the Concession Cup include the Nicklaus Children’s Health Care Foundation, The First Tee of Tampa, the Paul and Toni Azinger Compassion Center, Rainbows and the Amateur Golf Alliance. The United States has defeated the Great Britain and Ireland team in all three meetings, including the most recent one in April 2018. See ConcessionCup.com for further details.
Sandra Gal Charity Challenge
LPGA Tour star Sandra Gal brings in friends from the LPGA Tour, from other sports and various walks of life to benefit families in the Tampa Bay area. Gal teams with the Florida branch of Volunteers of America to raise money at the event; in 2017 the tournament raised more than $55,000. The fourth annual event is planned for November 19, 2018.
Visit Sandra Gal’s website for more details.