Champions for Child Safety Pro Am raises more than $150K


World-renowned golf players and local teams recently came together to raise more than $150,000 at the 18th Annual Monique Burr Foundation for Children, Inc. Pro Am Golf Tournament. This year’s event, known as the MBF Champions for Child Safety Pro Am was held at The Palencia Club. The honorary chairs were Fred Funk, Jim Furyk and Mark McCumber.

“This signature event is very important to the Monique Burr Foundation and we are grateful for the overwhelming response and support,” said Executive Director Lynn Layton. “Golfers, sponsors, participants and volunteers all came together to make this tournament a success.

Their dedication to promote MBF Child Safety Matters™, an educational program designed to prevent bullying and child abuse throughout Florida, is impactful to the safety of our children in Florida.”

Since the Golf Tournament began, it has raised more than $3.2 million for the Monique Burr Foundation for Children. This year’s sponsors included: AT&T, Brumos Motor Cars and Mercedes-Benz of Orange Park, Club Car , The Vestcor Family Foundation, Callaway, GHG Insurance, Vulcan Materials Company, The Fiorentino Group, Glenn Layton Homes, RS&H, England-Thims & Miller, Hampton Golf, GreenPointe Holdings, LLC and Clockwork Marketing Services.

To learn more about the foundation and its mission, visit or call (904) 642-0210.