Darius Rucker to headline 2014 Furyk & Friends Concert and Celebrity Golf Classic
March 12, 2014
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – Jim and Tabitha Furyk have invited more than 30 celebrity friends including Baseball Hall of Fame member Reggie Jackson, former Masters champion Zach Johnson, Pro Football Hall of Fame member Lynn Swann and NBC/Golf Channel personality David Feherty to join them along with 150 participants for the fourth annual Furyk & Friends Celebrity Concert & Celebrity Golf Classic on Sunday, March 16 and Monday, March 17. The annual fundraiser, hosted by the Jim and Tabitha Furyk Foundation and sponsored by AT&T and Web.com, among others, is closing in on $500,000 in donations for children in need.
On Sunday, March 16, the Furyk & Friends Concert will be humming when Darius Rucker rocks a private concert for the golf participants and their guests. Before the live performance, local chefs will prepare food highlighting their favorite southern style creations. Celestes’ fried chicken, MShack’s burgers, steak from Ruth’s Chris, sumptuous desserts and signature mason jar cocktails are just a few of the treats being offered to partygoers.
On Monday, March 17, golfers will tee it up with some of the biggest names from the PGA TOUR and beyond. Sawgrass Country Club is hosting a record 33 groups for a day of great golf, awards and incredible food. Par 3s on the course will have delicacies prepared by top country-club chefs, unique drink stations and the chance to win prizes for closest to the pins as well as a hole in ones.
Sponsors for this year’s event include AT&T, Web.com, Snow Capital, Aitken & Associates, Merrill Lynch, 5-Hour Energy, Wells Fargo, Interline, and MedjetAssist, among others.
Proceeds from this year’s concert and golf tournament will support specific projects including providing food for at least five elementary schools through Blessings in a Backpack, Community PedsCare, Operation Shower, Wolfson Children’s Hospital and many other charitable projects.
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