The Tampa Bay Lightning and the Lightning Foundation will host a Fore Charity Golf Tournament at Saddlebrook Resort in Wesley Chapel on Monday, October 25. The tournament provides fans throughout the Bay Area with the unique opportunity to enjoy 18 holes of golf with a Lightning player, coach, alumni, broadcaster, or executive.
Call 813.301.6712 for more information.
The tournament, set to tee off with a shotgun start at 1 p.m., will take place in a “shamble” format and will feature teams comprised of four registrants and one Lightning representative. All golfers will receive premium participation items, a box lunch upon arrival, access to the course’s driving range and putting green, complimentary on-course beverage service, dinner and an awards reception immediately following the tournament. Prizes will be awarded to the top three teams, as well as for various individual contests throughout the course.
Sponsorships and foursomes are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Sponsorship packages begin as low as $1,000, foursomes are available for $2,000 and an individual golfer registration is $650. Premier sponsorship packages contain recognition of the sponsor’s name and company logo on marketing materials or event signage, all-inclusive Channelside Club tickets to one mutually agreed upon Lightning home game and post-event coverage featuring footage of the tournament and company recognition at a following Lightning home game and on tampabaylightning.com. Participants should note that the specifications included in each package vary depending on the pricing tier selected.
All proceeds from the event will benefit the Lightning Foundation’s Annual Grant Program, which provides monetary awards to outstanding charities upon the completion of each hockey season. The mission of the Lightning Foundation to make Tampa Bay a better place to live, work and play by supporting local organizations that enrich the lives of those living throughout the Tampa Bay community. It also focuses its unique resources on educational enrichment opportunities for children, medical research and treatment for those in need and to the advancement of youth hockey.