Florida Derby Golf Tournament Set For March 29

Florida Derby Golf Tournament Set For March 29

03/06/2011

 HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – Gulfstream Park Racing & Casino announced today the first annual Florida Derby Golf Tournament will be held March 29 at Woodmont Country Club in Fort Lauderdale.

The Florida Derby Golf Tournament will benefit injured jockey Eibar Coa and the Florida Thoroughbred Retirement & Adoptive Care Program (TRAC).

The tournament, a four-person scramble, will be limited to the first 144 players at $150 per person. Players will receive welcome gifts, free lunch and drinks and an awards banquet. There will also be a live auction held after the tournament hosted by Gulfstream analyst Ron Nicoletti.

“Our inaugural golf tournament is a fantastic way to kick off Florida Derby week and all the activities and great racing we have planned,” said Steve Calabro, President and GM of Gulfstream. “The tournament will also benefit two causes very dear to our hearts – jockey Eibar Coa and thoroughbred retirement. The management and staff of Gulfstream is looking forward to an exciting day that will bring the thoroughbred community together.”

Woodmont Country Club features two distinctive 18-hole championship courses. The tournament will be held on the par 72, 7,043-yard Cypress Course, which has long been rated as one of South Florida’s top courses.

For reservations, to be a sponsor, or donate items to the silent auction, please contact Susan Stofsky at 954.455.6672.