Tim Tebow to host celebrity golf tournament for charity
Former Florida Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow will host a celebrity golf tournament on Saturday, April 14, at the TPC Sawgrass Stadium Course. The tournament will have a 9 a.m. shotgun start.
Proceeds from the tournament will go to the Tim Tebow Foundation, whose mission is "to bring FAITH, HOPE and LOVE to those needing a brighter day in their darkest hour of need.''
Among those scheduled to participate are: Tebow, 2012 Masters winner Bubba Watson Fred Durst, Scott Hanson, Will Muschamp, Maurkice and Mike Pouncey, Rascal Flatts, Shawne Merriman, Gary Sheffield, Jordin Sparks, Fred Taylor, Scott Van Pelt, Lindsey Vonn, Leon Washington, and former Gator QB and Heisman Trophy winner Danny Wuerffel.
Although the celebrity gala event on Friday night is sold out, fans may purchase tickets to the golf tournament for $25 for adults and $15 for anyone under 18. Tickets can be purchased at www.timtebowfoundation.org
There will also be a silent auction held on Friday, April 13. Information on the silent auction can also be found at www.timtebowfoundation.org.
Funds raised through the weekend’s events will support the Tim Tebow Foundation’s mission, which is being fulfilled through the building of playrooms in children’s hospitals, support for orphans worldwide, building a children’s hospital in the Philippines, and fulfilling dreams of children with life-threatening illnesses.