FORT MYERS, Fla. (September 20, 2012)

Golfers are invited to participate in the 9th annual Shell Point Open Charity Golf Tournament on Friday, November 9, 2012, at the Shell Point Golf Club in Fort Myers. The tournament, presented by the Legacy Foundation, will raise funds for the Waterside Medical Complex which offers medical and healthcare services to residents of Shell Point and the surrounding local community. This complex includes the Larsen Pavilion, a 219 bed skilled nursing facility, a state-of-art rehabilitation center, and many more healthcare services.

“This tournament is just one way that we can help support a great cause while also having a lot of fun,” said Timothy Stephenson, executive director of the Legacy Foundation. “For our 9th year, we are offering a new twist on the game by playing a step-aside scramble. I think everyone will really enjoy it!”

The tournament registration will begin at 7:15am. UBS Financial Services Inc, The Scoggins/Moreland Group has graciously offered to be the Title Sponsor for the event. The cost to play in the 2012 Shell Point Open is $125 per person, which includes 18 holes of golf plus cart, player gift bags, prize opportunities, breakfast, and lunch. The Corporate Sponsors include Wright Construction; The Alliance Development Fund; Investor’s Security Trust; Harvey-Engelhardt Funeral and Cremation Services; and Alexander & Hoover, CPA’s, PA. Additional sponsorships are available.

If you are interested in learning more about this tournament, becoming a sponsor, or would like to make a tax-deductible donation to the Waterside Medical Complex at Shell Point, please contact Deborah Henning at (239) 466-8484.

The Shell Point Golf Club is an 18-hole Championship Golf Course that opened in 2000 and was designed by Gordon Lewis. The course offers a grass driving range and practice green, lessons, a fully-stocked pro shop and snack bar, and all the course golf carts are equipped with Uplink GPS monitors. The course is open to the public, and is located at the entrance to Shell Point Retirement Community in Fort Myers, Florida, just off Summerlin Road, two miles before the Sanibel Island Causeway.




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