Gulfstream Park Racing & Casino is holding the first Florida Derby Golf Tournament to benefit injured jockey Eibar Coa and the Florida Thoroughbred Retirement & Adoptive Care Program. It will be held March 29 at Woodmont Country Club in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
The tournament, a four-person scramble, will be limited to the first 144 players at $150 per person. Players will receive gifts, free lunch and drinks and an awards banquet. There will also be a live auction held after the tournament hosted by Gulfstream analyst Ron Nicoletti.
“Our inaugural golf tournament is a fantastic way to kick off Florida Derby week and all the activities and great racing we have planned,” said Steve Calabro, president and general manager of Gulfstream. “The tournament will also benefit two causes very dear to our hearts – jockey Eibar Coa and t\Thoroughbred retirement.”
Woodmont Country Club consists of two 18-hole championship courses. The tournament will be held on the par 72, 7,043-yard Cypress Course, which has long been rated as one of South Florida’s top courses.