Hodges University is gearing up for its Fourth Annual Spring Golf Classic. The event, sponsored by First Community Bank, will be held on Saturday, May 10, at Fiddlesticks Country Club in Ft. Myers. One-hundred percent of the proceeds are dedicated to providing critical scholarship support for Hodges University students (50% for veterans and 50% for other deserving students).
“We are thrilled that Fiddlesticks Country Club is the host facility for the tournament,” said Phil Memoli, Director of Development at the University. “Play will be on both the Long Mean and Wee Friendly courses, each distinctively different, equally challenging, and yet breathtakingly beautiful. We feel truly honored that the residents of Fiddlesticks have dedicated their world-class facility for this very important scholarship event. We are so grateful for their tremendous support of Hodges University,” he said.
The famous Long Mean course at the club was named as one of Golf Digest Magazines’ Top 100 Golf Courses in the USA, and has hosted many PGA Tour pro’s such as Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer and Lee Trevino.
Following an afternoon of golf, hundreds of sponsors and supporters will attend a Jazz and Blues reception, gala dinner and live auction featuring fantastic vacation packages from around the world.
Hodges University, a not-for-profit institution for higher learning accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, was founded in 1990 and has grown into one of the region’s leading institutions of higher learning. The University, with an enrollment of nearly 1,800 students, plays an important role in the economic future of this region of Florida. Hodges University recognizes its community responsibility and has established new programs and partnered with community organizations to meet the challenges dictated by area growth.
For information regarding participating in the tournament, or for sponsorship details, phone Hodges University at (239) 482-0019, extension 7826.