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Swing Fever Heats Up Innisbrook Resort 6 Years in a Row

Thursday, April 06, 2017

For Immediate Release 

One hundred and twenty golfers expected to participate in 18 holes of four-person shotgun scramble golf at Innisbrook Resort to raise funds for Abe Brown Ministries

Tampa, Florida (April 6, 2017) - Abe Brown Ministries will host its sixth annual Abe Brown Legacy Golf Tournament benefiting ­its Emergency Food Assistance, Family Restoration, Family Reunification, and Food for Life Pantry programs.

The golf tournament will be held on Saturday, June 3, 2017 at Innisbrook Resort's Copperhead Golf Course located at 36750 US Highway 19 N. in Palm Harbor, Florida. Abe Brown Ministries is excited to welcome new sponsors TitleMark and HGC Development in addition to returning sponsors First Baptist Church of College Hill, Coca-Cola Beverages Florida, Glory Days Grill, FOX 13, Dimmitt Automotive Group, Uncle John's Pride, and Digital Lightbridge.

Two-time Super Bowl champion, Anthony "Booger" McFarland will host the tournament again this year. Booger is a college football analyst for SEC Network, the 24/7 multi-platform network devoted to the Southeastern Conference and operated by ESPN. Continental breakfast at the course and registration will begin at 7:00 a.m., followed by a shotgun start at 7:30 a.m. Participants will be able to enter various competitions held in conjunction with the tournament for prizes, including a hole-in-one contest to win a Cadillac sponsored by Dimmitt Automotive Group. A silent auction will be held featuring numerous items from a family four-pack of Disney Theme Park Hopper tickets to the hottest new electronic devices. Following the tournament, there will be an awards ceremony and recognition lunch courtesy of Glory Days Grill.

The Abe Brown Legacy Golf Tournament is in its sixth year. Robert Blount, Abe Brown Ministries President says, "The golf tournament has become a staple event in the community. We are sincerely thankful for each of our sponsors both new and returning. This work to serve children and families broken as a result of incarceration is more relevant and necessary today more than ever. 1 in 3 Americans have an arrest record. We simply could not meet the need of these families without the support of the community."

Golf tournament sponsorships are still available. Please contact Robert Blount at Robert.Blount@abebrown.org or CLICK HERE for more sponsorship information. Register your foursome here.

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