25-year-old event returns after 2-year pandemic hiatus
MOBILE – After being on hiatus for two years due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Franklin Primary Health Center is bringing back its Celebrity Golf Tournament for a 25th year.
The tournament is scheduled for Aug. 13 at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail’s Magnolia Grove facility in Mobile.
Celebrities expected to participate in the tournament include former Alabama, Auburn and other college and NFL standouts. Former Crimson Tide football stars Pierre Goode, Chris Goode, Joey Jones and Sherman Williams are scheduled to play along with basketball standout Jason Caffey.
Former Auburn standout running back Joe Cribbs is also expected to participate. Other celebrities include Eddie Payton, Cleon Jones and Tee Martin, along with a host of other former college and NFL players.
Largest fundraiser for Franklin Primary Health Center
The celebrity tournament the largest fundraiser for Franklin Primary Health Center, and the center relies on community support to make it a success.
Proceeds from this year’s tournament will be used to expand Franklin’s Women’s Health Services. The proceeds will help make 3-D mammography possible for all patients at Franklin Primary Health Center while providing mammograms for women who are uninsured or under-insured.
This technology will help improve outcomes for women by offering greater accuracy for detecting cancer at more treatable stages and reducing false positives.
The tournament format is a four-man scramble with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. Cost is $600 per team or $150 per player.
Much of the tournament’s success is based on sponsorships. A variety of sponsorship packages are available, including major, tournament and corporate.
There will be a hole-in-one prize, closest to the pin and long-drive prizes and the top three places will also earn prizes.
For more information, contact Kathy Perry of Franklin Primary Health Center at 251-463-4327 or Kathy.firstname.lastname@example.org.
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