Celebrity golf tournament kicks off March 12 at Sawgrass Country Club


The Furyk & Friends Concert & Celebrity Golf Classic continued on Monday, March 12 with a registration and breakfast session and the start of the golf tournament at Sawgrass Country Club.

The festivities began with a registration and breakfast session at 8:30 a.m. where celebrity participants and their friends congregated for an opening meal. After breakfast, the celebrities transitioned to an outdoor rules-meeting near the golf carts prior to the start of the golf tournament at 9:45 a.m. (The First Coast Register will feature coverage of the Furyk & Friends Celebrity Golf Classic gala). In the afternoon, the Celebrity Golf Classic participants enjoyed a cocktail awards reception.

Entertainers Anthony Anderson and Jackie Flynn attended, along with MLB legends Johnny Damon and Ozzie Smith. In addition, music stars Colt Ford, Drew and Ellie Holcomb, Charles Kelley of Lady Antebellum, Drew Copeland, Jordan Davis and Patrick Davis participated.

Retired NBA star John Starks was also on hand, along with former NFL halfback Jerome Bettis, Danny Kanell and Corey miller. PGA Tour stars included Ryan moore, Tim Tilkinson, Bubba Watson, Steve Stricker, Stewart Cink, Daniel Berger, David Feherty, Tommy Gainey, JB Holmes, Billy Horschel and others.

For more information on the Jim & Tabitha Furyk Foundation, visit www.jimandtabithafurykfoundation.com.