Hospice of Palm Beach County Foundation Hosts Successful Fourth Annual Swing with the Stars Celebrity ProAm Golf Tournament
Golf superstars, sports legends and celebrities joined together in support of Hospice of Palm Beach County Foundation’s Fourth Annual Swing with the Stars Celebrity Pro-Am Golf Tournament. The weekend was held at the renowned PGA National Resort & Spa on Friday, December 14 and Saturday, December 15, 2012.
|Michelle McGann makes the perfect shot!|
Festivities kicked-off Friday evening with a Speak Easy, presented by Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center in the Grand Ballroom. Golfers and non-golfers enjoyed exquisite cuisine, sipped on signature cocktails at the exclusive Nolet’s Silver Dry Gin Ice Bar, and mingled with sports legends. Guests also bid on both live and silent auctions which featured spectacular vacations, spa treatments, incredible jewelry and golf outings, even a trip to New York City for a behind-the-scene tour of the Today Show!
|Randy Cropp, David Noble, Bob Kilian, Al Clements and JP Begley.|
On Saturday, the field was limited to only 100 golfers, allowing attendees to fully enjoy playing with the champions on the newly renovated Fazio Course. Following the day on the course, golfers unwound during the Leisure Time Coins Awards Luncheon. Professional golfers in attendance included: Jean Bartholomew; Michelle McGann; Bob Murphy; and Jackie Gallagher Smith. The winning foursome was: Taylor Collins; Bill Cunningham; Oscar Ganem; and Adam Tsakonas; with Pro Les Wally.
“It was a great weekend! The Speak Easy was a big hit and we had a fantastic day on the links,” said Foundation President, Greg Leach. “I thank all of our attendees and sponsors for their generous support. All proceeds benefit the Hospice of Palm Beach County Foundation and will help to ensure that we can continue to help so many in their time of greatest need.”
|Party with the Stars emcee and CBS 12 weatherman Chris Farrell and Barbara Penn.|
The Fourth Annual Swing with the Stars Celebrity Pro-Am Golf Tournament was made possible by the generous support of our sponsors: AMG Marketing Group, Dignity Memorial, ESPN Radio 760 AM, Isador S. Segall Trust, Nolet’s Silver Dry Gin, Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center, United Healthcare, John Rubino, WPEC-TV CBS 12, and Dan and Valarie Young.
* photo credits: Jason Jackman, Visual Enterprises; Alissa Dragun, South Moon Photography