St. Anthony's Hospital Foundation Rolls Back in Time for Fifth Annual Golf Classic

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (Sept. 3, 2014) – Break out your knickers, golf hose, pleated skirts and plaid as the fifth annual St. Anthony’s Hospital Foundation Golf Classic steps back in time to the Roaring ‘20s on Friday, Oct. 24 at The Bayou Club, 7979 Bayou Club Blvd., Largo. Proceeds from the tournament will benefit the Pathways Program at St. Anthony’s through the hospital’s behavioral health department.

Volunteers will be roaming the course in vintage apparel to hearken back to the fashionable days of golf legends Bobby Jones and Walter Hagen. Participants also are invited to put on their 1920s golf togs. For women, long pleated skirts and cloche hats were worn on the links while men sported knickers and two-tone golf shoes.

The tournament will be organized in a four-person scramble. Players of all abilities are welcome and may sign up as individuals or as a team of four. The all-inclusive fee of $300 per person includes fees for greens, cart, tee gifts, all contests and mulligans, raffle entry, range balls, lunch buffet and dinner reception. Meals will be prepared by Chef Tyson Grant of Parkshore Grill.

There also will be a hickory shaft putting contest and closest to the hole, hole in one and longest drive contests for men and women.

A cocktail reception at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 24 at The Bayou Club will feature an auction and special awards followed by dinner and dancing.

Corporate sponsorships are available. Onsite registration begins at 11 a.m., with a 12:45 p.m. shotgun start.

Deadline to enter is Sept. 24. For more information or to register, please call (727) 825-1086 or visit StAnthonysFoundation.org

About St. Anthony’s Hospital
St. Anthony’s Hospital is a 395-bed hospital founded in 1931 as a ministry of the Franciscan Sisters of Allegany and was the first faith-based hospital in Pinellas County and the hospital continues its rich history dedicated to improving the health of the community by providing high-quality, innovative and compassionate care. St. Anthony’s has received the 2013 American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines Stroke Gold Plus Performance Achievement award. St. Anthony’s Susan Sheppard McGillicuddy Breast Center received accreditation from both the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers and the American College of Radiology. St. Anthony’s Hospital is currently the only hospital in Pinellas County to have both the full Heart Failure Accreditation and the Chest Pain Center Accreditation from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC).

About BayCare Health System
BayCare Health System is a leading community-based health system in the Tampa Bay area. Composed of a network of 11 not-for-profit hospitals, outpatient facilities and services such as imaging, lab, behavioral health and home health care, BayCare provides expert medical care throughout a patient’s lifetime. With more than 200 access points conveniently located throughout Tampa Bay, BayCare connects patients to a complete range of preventive, diagnostic and treatment services for any health care need.

BayCare’s family of hospitals are: Mease Countryside, Mease Dunedin, Morton Plant, Morton Plant North Bay, St. Anthony’s, St. Joseph’s, St. Joseph’s Children’s, St. Joseph’s Hospital-North, St. Joseph’s Women’s, South Florida Baptist and Winter Haven Hospital. For more information, visit BayCare on the web at www.BayCare.org.

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