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Pro-Am golf tourney to help Monique Burr Foundation

The Monique Burr Foundation’s Jinglebells Pro-Am Golf Tournament, presented by AT&T, Hampton Golf, andMBF Logo Zurich, will take place on Tuesday, Dec. 8, at The Golf Club at South Hampton. The tournament offers corporations and individuals the opportunity to golf for a good cause and tee off with 25 of the game’s hottest names and celebrities from the PGA Tour, Champions Tour, Nationwide Tour and LPGA TOUR.

 “More than 130 influential business leaders and civic leaders from our area are expected to participate in this event, as well as some of the greatest players in the game today, and I am pleased to be this year’s honorary chairman,” said PGA Tour golfer Fred Funk, who will play in the tournament as well as serve as the honorary chairman. “All proceeds from this event will benefit the Monique Burr Foundation for Children and its mission to provide hope in the lives of children.”

On Dec. 7, teams can play a complimentary round at The Golf Club at South Hampton, which will be followed by a pairings party and pre-registration. On Tuesday, the tournament will begin at 10 a.m. and lunch will be served at the turn. At 3:30 p.m. a cocktail reception and awards ceremony will be held. Throughout the day, several contests will take place including a hole-in-one car giveaway, lowest net, lowest gross, longest putt, longest drive and closest to the pin.

More than 25 celebrity golfers will participate in this year’s tournament, including Jim Furyk, Fred Funk, Mark McCumber and many others. Honorary chairpersons for the tournament are Fred Funk, Mark McCumber and Jim Furyk, and tournament chairs are MG Orender and Robert Castranova.

Since the Jinglebells Pro-Am Golf Tournament began more than 10 years ago, it has raised more than $2.5 million for the foundation. Sponsorship opportunities are available for this year’s event and range from $550 to $25,000. Individuals can sign up for $2,750 and four-person teams can sign up for $11,000, which includes a pairing with a celebrity golfer, complimentary team practice round and pairing party, and a deluxe gift package for each player.

More information about the tournament is available online at or by calling Lynn Layton at 904-642-0210.

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