The 37th Polk County Amateur will be held at Lone Palm Golf Club on August 3-4, 2013. More than 100 of the top amateur players in the County will tee it up for the Championship Title to one of Polk's most prestigious events. All proceeds from the Championship directly benefit the Citrus Center Boys & Girls Clubs, Inc., Girls, Inc. of Winter Haven, and The First Tee of Lakeland.
The Polk County Amateur was established in 1978 by Charley Stine, a lontime magazine publisher, and his friend, Bill Curry, Jr. The first Polk County Amateur was held at Willowbrook Golf Club in Winter Haven with the goal of promoting Florida Golfweek Magazine. Since 2005, under the volunteer leadership of Dr. Richard Radocha and Drew Gillan (Bright House Networks), the Championship has raised more than $500,000 for youth-centered charities.
For more information on the Championship, please contact Lone Palm Golf Club: (863) 499-5481.