‘King of the Rock’ Charity Golf Championship Returns in April

provided to The Santiva Chronicle

The golf course at The Dunes Golf & Tennis Club will be rocking Saturday, April 23, as Kiwanis of Sanibel-Captiva hosts its second annual “King Of The Rock” Stroke Play Golf Championship. All interested golfers are welcome to play. Participants can demonstrate their skills in the beautiful natural setting of the Dunes and compete for recognition as one of the island’s top golfers. Registration is at 7:30 a.m., with Shotgun Start beginning at 9:30 a.m. The event will be structured with flights in both men’s and women’s divisions and is open to players of all skill levels.

The men’s division will play a single round of individual gross stroke play, with the Championship Flight playing from the I tees, and other flights playing from the II and III tees. The women’s division will play a single round of individual net stroke, with all flights playing from the IV tees. Any player may request to compete in the Championship flight, from which the overall Tournament Champion will be named.

The entry fee of $125 covers 18 holes of championship golf and range balls, and will be followed by lunch, during which prizes and trophies will be awarded to the top finishers. . All proceeds from “King of the Rock” will benefit the SanCap Kiwanis Scholarship Fund, providing educational assistance to Island youth. Entry forms can be obtained at the Dunes Golf Shop or downloaded from the Kiwanis website. Checks for the entry fee should be made out to: Kiwanis Foundation.

Sponsorships are welcome for interested businesses and individuals. Hole Sponsors are available for $100; Corporate Sponsorships are available at the $1,000 and $2,500 levels. Major sponsors already announce for this year’s tournament include: Cielo; Coastal Title; Doc Ford’s; Midland Trust; Pfeifer Realty; Sanibel Captiva Community Bank; and Superior Title.

More information can be obtained by calling Mike or Travis at the Dunes Golf Shop at 239-472-2545 or by emailing Mike at: mdopslaff@theinnsofsanibel.com.

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