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FCA holds inaugural Celebrity Golf and Tennis Classic.; [Boca Raton Edition]
Produced by the marketing department of the Palm Beach Post
Palm Beach Post. West Palm Beach, Fla.: May 26, 2008. pg. 17

  Ryan Fitzwilliam, Michael Timpson, Scott Williams and Rick Retamar   Larry Hoskins, Bucky Dent and Tom Rogan  
  Ryan Fitzwilliam, Michael Timpson, Scott Williams and Rick Retamar   Larry Hoskins, Bucky Dent and Tom Rogan  
  Steve Rose, John Offerdahl and Justin Rose Carl Foster and Howard Schnellenberger Rick Retamar and Larry Miller  
  Steve Rose, John Offerdahl and Justin Rose   Carl Foster and Howard Schnellenberger   Rick Retamar and Larry Miller  
             
Boca Raton, FL (May 5, 2008) - The Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) recently held the inaugural Gold Coast FCA Celebrity Golf and Tennis tournament on Thursday, April 24th and Friday, April 25th at the beautiful Ocean Breeze Golf and Country Club in Boca Raton. The gala and silent auction was on Thursday. with the golf scramble and tennis pro-am action on Friday. In total $53,370.00 was raised at this first time event.

“We created this event as an outlet to create awareness for the FCA sports ministry outreach and to raise funds to support the area coaches and athletes, summer sports camp scholarships and activities associated with the local Gold Coast FCA chapter headquartered on the campus of FAU in Boca Raton,” said Gold Coast FCA Area Director, Carl Foster. “I was thrilled by the turn-out of athletes and local FCA supporters making this a successful first-time event!”

The tournament was hosted by legendary collegiate football coach, FAU’s Howard Schnellenberger. Additional celebrities who attended included: Jan Stephenson, former LPGA Champion; Bucky Dent, former NY Yankee; Larry Hoskins, former MLBer, John Offerdahl, former Miami Dolphin Pro Bowler, Rod Payne, NFL SuperBowl Champion for the Baltimore Ravens; Mike Phipps, former NFL Quarterback for the Cleveland Browns; Michael Timpson, former wide receiver for the New England Patriots and Chicago Bears; OJ McDuffie, former NFL Miami Dolphin wide receiver; NFLers, Troy Stradford, Troy Drayton, Oronde Gadsen, Dave Graf, Reggie Givens, Tuff Harris , FAU Defensive Coach, Kirk Hoza and FAU Golf Coach, Angelo Sands.

For more information, visit www.goldgoastfca.com, or call (954) 461-3155.
 
 
 
 
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