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Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade Hosted its 57th Annual Golf Classic in Memory of Charles “Bebe” Rebozo on Monday, March 11



Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade once again hosted its highly anticipated 57th Annual Golf Classic in Memory of Charles “Bebe” Rebozo all ‘fore’ a good cause. The event took place at Deering Bay Yacht & Country Club in Coral Gables on Monday, March 11. The event sold out once again and raised over $290K that will benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade’s services and programs at its six Clubs and sites combined which provide educational after-school programs, tutoring and homework assistance, STEM, social skills, dance, arts and crafts, mentoring and summer and athletic programs for area youth who need them the most. These programs help children realize their full potential as productive, caring and responsible citizens. 



The tournament offered 144 players the chance to play for fun or at a competitive level while raising much-needed funds. The scramble-style tournament commenced with a shotgun. Players enjoyed lunch courtesy of Hooters, Edda’s Cake Design and Café la Llave. Florida’s own Tank Beer Brewing Co., the official beer sponsor of the tournament, was served all day throughout the course and during the banquet. Players enjoyed on-the-go snacks on the course, including Hooter’s famous wings, boneless chicken wings, hot dogs, fries, and burgers. Shaw Ross International and Ron Barceló rum, the official wine and spirits sponsors served cocktails all day throughout the course and during the banquet and awards ceremony.



Guests had the opportunity to participate in various activities and additional fundraising contests at different holes.

 

At hole one, golfers enjoyed espresso coffee from Café La Llave and cigars from La Flor Dominicana Cigars. At hole six, players had the chance to participate in a hole-in-two contest with famous long driver Bobby Bradley and at hole eight players played Closest to the Pin and at hole 14 players participated in the Longest Drive contest. At hole ten, Hooter’s hosted a game of dice and at. At the end of hole 15, there was a driving range and at hole 16, players played Hole in One courtesy Doral Automotive Group for a chance to win a one-year lease of a 2024 Corsair.



The day concluded with an awards ceremony and buffet dinner, featuring a live raffle inside Deering Bay Yacht & Country Club’s banquet hall. Raffle prizes included golf aficionado items, restaurant gift certificates, tickets to sporting events and more. All golfers received a complimentary sponsor-branded swag bag with a sponsor-branded tumbler, golf towel, golf balls and Tito’s Mini vodka bottles. 

 

“We are incredibly grateful for the ongoing support from all those who joined us for a fun-filled day on the green,” said Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade President Alex Rodriguez-Roig. “The 57th Annual Golf Classic wouldn’t be possible without our committee, board members, sponsors and donors who are committed to providing great futures for our area youth. The annual event helped us raise the necessary funds to serve the Clubs’ many positive programs, support the Capital Campaign to completely rebuild the Northwest Club into a state-of-the-art facility and expand the new sixth Club.”



Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade recognizes its 57th Annual Golf Classic Golf Committee Chair Anthony Lopez and Special Events Chair Olga Guilarte as well as committee members Clint Gulley, Chris Merlo, Alex Quevedo, Fred Rebozo, Ed Soto and Taylor Walker.



Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade thank the sponsors for their generous support. The Carmen Rebozo Foundation, Kerry Pacifico and Publix Super Market Charities were the 2024 Presenting sponsors. The Eagle Sponsors were DRRT and Gemini. The Birdie sponsors were LCL Food Services, McDonald's; Ocean Bank; and Stretch Zone.


The Green sponsors were Argo Management; Balter Meat Company; The Bezold Family; CAMCON; Charter America; GMAC Corp, Mc Donald’s; Gullco Enterprises, Inc., McDonald's; Harding Retail; Honest Wealth; Isaac's Roofing; Menendez Management Corp.; POMTOC; R&S Windows; Shaw Ross; South Florida Automobile Dealers Association; TASALAA7; TASKO; Truist; Volta Roofing; WellsFargo Advisors; and Weiss Serota Helfman Cole & Bierman. The Hole-in-One sponsor was Doral Automotive Group. The Bag Drop sponsor was USI Insurance and the Driving Range sponsor was HMY Yachts at Towne Harbour Marina. The PAR/Awards Ceremony Reception sponsors included the Bernhardt Family; ELLER-ITO; LUMENT; and Performance Team Sports. The program was sponsored by Ana and Raul Marmol; the program and banner were designed by in10se Design and printed by PrintHouse USA. Café La Llave, Edda’s Cake Design and Hooters were the Hospitality sponsors. The Wine and Spirits sponsor was Shaw-Ross International Importers and Tank Beer Brewing Co. was the Beer sponsor. 

 

For more information about Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade, please visit https://bgcmia.org.

 

More on About Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade


Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade has been serving youth in the community since 1946. What once was a single building and site for boys has grown to six Clubs and sites combined serving thousands of boys and girls year-round, providing programs in the areas of character and leadership development, educational enhancement, career preparation, health and life skills, cultural arts and sports, fitness and recreation. Club staffing, initiatives, and programs are designed to inspire and enable area youth and provide them with the resources to succeed and share in the American Dream.  For more information, please call 305.446.9910 or visit:


By ML Staff. Images courtesy of Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade

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