WHAT: The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have teamed up with Publix to host the 1999 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Golf Classic presented by Publix Super Markets. The two-day event will include a Sunday evening dinner reception in the Raymond James Stadium East Club Lounge followed by the tournament on Monday.
Tournament participants include Buccaneer sponsors and Publix vendors, along with approximately 40 Buccaneer players and coaches. Due to the layout of Lone Palm Golf Club, members of the general public will not be able to attend this event.
All proceeds generated during the 1999 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Golf Classic presented by Publix Super Markets will benefit the United Ways of West Central Florida serving Hardee, Highlands, Hillsborough, Pinellas and Polk counties.
WHO: Approximately 40 Buccaneers coaches and players, including Head Coach Tony Dungy, LB Derrick Brooks, RB Warrick Dunn, QB Trent Dilfer, WRs Reidel Anthony, Bert Emanuel, Jacquez Green and Karl Williams, S John Lynch and C Tony Mayberry will attend the dinner and play in the tournament. Buccaneers alumni Lee Roy Selmon will also play in the tournament.
WHERE: The pre-tournament cocktail reception and dinner will be held in the East Club Lounge at Raymond James Stadium. The tournament will take place at Lone Palm Golf Club, located at 800 Lone Palm Drive in Lakeland (see directions below).
WHEN: Sunday, April 25 and Monday, April 26
SCHEDULE: April 25, Raymond James Stadium – Cocktail reception begins at 6:00 p.m. with dinner following at 7:00 p.m.
April 26, Lone Palm Golf Club – Tournament registration begins at 8:00 a.m. with a shotgun start at 9:30 a.m. A reception/awards banquet will follow at 3:00 p.m.
DIRECTIONS: From Tampa, take I-4 East approximately 25 miles to Lakeland. Exit onto Memorial Blvd. (Exit 16). Continue on Memorial Blvd., about 1.5 miles, to Lone Palm Golf Club on the right. Turn right into Lone Palm Golf Club. Continue to bag drop area or park at your convenience.
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Reggie Roberts or Jenny Egger Tampa Bay Buccaneers 813-870-2700