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Scripps Florida golf tourney set for April 1

The PGA National-Scripps Florida Cancer Research Golf Challenge is set for Saturday, April 1 at PGA National Resort & Spa in Palm Beach Gardens.

Celebrating its second year, the event has raised more than $80,000 in support of five different areas of cancer research currently underway at Scripps Florida in Jupiter.

Serving as celebrity chairpersons this year are Mo Foster from KOOL 105.5 FM and Steve Weagle, chief meteorologist at WPTV Channel 5.

Participants will enjoy playing two courses at PGA National, including the world-famous Champion course and the Fazio course for the “Cancer Research Golf Challenge,” participate in a fun-filled helicopter ball drop and attend a dinner and auction with exciting prizes.

The PGA National-Scripps Florida Cancer Research Golf Challenge begins with a 1 p.m. shotgun start followed by dinner. Tickets are $200 per golfer for the Fazio course and $250 for the Champion course.

Proceeds from this year’s event will benefit five different areas of cancer research at Scripps Florida, including five postdoctoral scientists who are on the cutting edge of finding cures for this deadly disease.

Scripps Research Institute is one of the world’s largest independent, not-for-profit organizations focusing on research in the biomedical sciences

For tickets or more information, call Brenda Diuro at (631) 793-8755.

PGA National Resort & Spa is at 400 Avenue of the Champions in Palm Beach Gardens.

Pictured above: Serving as celebrity chairpersons for this year’s PGA National-Scripps Florida Cancer Research Golf Challenge are Mo Foster from KOOL 105.5 FM and Steve Weagle, chief meteorologist at WPTV Channel 5.

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