On October 20-21, Halifax Health – Foundation and Daytona International Speedway hosted the 43rd Annual Daytona International Speedway Pro-Am Golf Classic at LPGA International in Daytona Beach. The event raised $225,000 for Halifax Health – Foundation and local charities.
This premiere event allowed each participating foursome to be paired with a PGA Golf Professional for the entire round, giving them a chance to learn more about the game of golf from skilled players. Since 2004, this annual event has raised more than $3.2 million, with proceeds benefiting Halifax Health - Foundation which includes the Betty Jane France Center for Pediatrics at Halifax Health, and various Checkered Flag Committee charities.
Festivities kicked off on October 20 with a pairings party hosted by Mike and Sue Walsh, Tom McGuire and Retirement Planners and Administrators. The golf classic concluded with an awards luncheon.
First place winners on the Hills Course at LPGA were: David Austin, Andrew Lupoli, Ivan Chvisuk, Dan McMahon and Golf Professional Derek Morrison. First place winners on the Jones Course at LPGA were: Joie Chitwood, Sean Belgrade, Chris Keirns, Daryl Wolfe and golf professional Ryan Meyers.
Recognized by The Joint Commission as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures, Halifax Health serves Volusia and Flagler counties, providing a continuum of healthcare services through a network of organizations including a tertiary hospital, community hospital, psychiatric services, a cancer treatment center with four outreach locations, the area’s largest hospice, a center for inpatient rehabilitation, primary care walk-in clinics, a walk-in clinic specializing in women’s health, two community clinics, three children’s medical practices, a home healthcare agency, and an exclusive provider organization. Halifax Health offers the area’s only Level II Trauma Center, Comprehensive Stroke Center, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Emergency Department, Child and Adolescent Behavioral Services, complete Neurosurgical Services, OB Emergency Department and Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit that cares for babies born as early as 28 weeks. For more information, visit halifaxhealth.org.