20th annual MBF Champions for Child Safety Pro-Am Golf Tournament to be held Oct. 3


The 20th annual Monique Burr Foundation (MBF) for Children, Inc.’s MBF Champions for Child Safety Pro-Am Golf Tournament will be held Tuesday, Oct. 3 at the Palencia Club in St. Augustine.

With registration and breakfast at 9 a.m. and a shotgun start at 10 a.m., the tournament offers corporate teams and individuals the opportunity to golf for a good cause with professional golfers. The honorary chairs of the event are Fred Funk, Jim Furyk and Mark McCumber

“We are very excited about this year’s tournament and celebrating our 20th year of keeping children safe,” said MBF Executive Director Lynn Layton. “Our signature golf tournament and pairings party helps MBF better protect children from all types of abuse and bullying by raising both funds and awareness. We are grateful to our supporters for championing MBF’s mission to make a difference and improve the lives of children and families.”

In celebration of its 20th year, MBF has added exciting new activities, including a $1 million shoot-out, six hole-in-one contests and a pre-event putting contest. The tournament will begin with the PGA TOUR Pairings Party for registered golfers on Monday, Oct. 2, at 5:30 p.m. at the Palencia Club.

Proceeds support MBF Prevention Education Programs™, a series of comprehensive, research-based prevention programs educating and empowering students to prevent, recognize and respond appropriately to bullying, cyberbullying, all types of child abuse and digital dangers.

Double eagle team with a pro player packages are $7,000. Single players may register for $1,750. Sponsorship opportunities ranging from $1,000 to $50,000 are available.

To learn more and register, visit www.ChampionsForChildSafety.org, or contact Tammy Long at tlong@MoniqueBurrFoundation.org or (904) 562-1849.