DAYTONA BEACH, FLA. – (November 4, 2019) – On October 24-25, Halifax Health-Foundation and Daytona International Speedway hosted the 46th Annual Daytona International Speedway Pro-Am Golf Classic at LPGA International in Daytona Beach. The event raised $250,000 for Halifax Health-Foundation and various 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 $3.8 million, with proceeds benefiting Halifax Health - Foundation which includes the Betty Jane France Center for Pediatrics at Halifax Health, and Checkered Flag Committee charities.
This year, $40,000 of the proceeds raised was donated to the Halifax Health|Brooks Rehabilitation – Adaptive Sports Program which offers a variety of health and wellness programs to promote the physical, social and emotional well-being of individuals with disabilities.
Festivities for the golf classic kicked off October 24 with a pairings party hosted by Mike and Sue Walsh, Tom McGuire and Retirement Planners and Administrators. The golf tournament took place October 25.
First place winners on the Hills Course at LPGA were: Ian Hoffman (professional), Buddy Hall, Brett Riotto, Jeff Honring and Jeromie Allan. First place winners on the Jones Course at LPGA were: Matt Payne (professional), Eva Bowling, Mark Patten, Matt Wilson and John Yuzzolin.
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, freestanding emergency department, an urgent care, psychiatric services, a cancer treatment center with five outreach locations, the area’s largest hospice, a center for inpatient rehabilitation, outpatient rehabilitation clinics, primary care walk-in clinics, a walk-in clinic specializing in women’s health, a pediatric care community clinic, 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 III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit that cares for babies born earlier than 28 weeks. For more information, visit halifaxhealth.org.