TREASURE ISLAND – The Gulf Beaches Rotary Club and the city of Treasure Island are teaming up for the 15th annual Rotary Tennis and Golf Challenge on Saturday, March 1, at Treasure Bay Golf and Tennis, 10315 Paradise Blvd.
The Tennis Challenge will be men and women doubles round robin for players of all playing levels and abilities. The golf scramble will be for men and women with a shotgun start at 9:30 a.m.
Proceeds from the event will benefit the Treasure Island Recreation Department children’s programs, Treasure Bay junior tennis and golf programs and the Gulf Beaches Rotary Foundation.
Playing times will be from 9 a.m. to noon. The cost is $25 per player, which includes play, goodie bag, prizes and raffle.
There will also be a silent auction that includes tennis racquets, hotel and restaurant packages and much more. The tournament and auction are open to the public and participants need not be a player to bid on the silent auction items.
Food and beverage concessions will be available throughout the event.
As an added attraction, sports fans can watch the St. Petersburg College women’s tennis team at 3 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 28. In addition to the tennis match, the silent auction preview and draw party will be held at Treasure Bay at 6 p.m.
A catered dinner by LeeRoy Selmon’s will be available for $25 a person at 7 p.m.
Reservations for the buffet dinner must be made by calling the Treasure Island Recreation Department at 547-4575, ext 237.
A benefit Glow Golf scramble will be held at Treasure Bay on Thursday, Feb. 27 at 6 p.m. The entry fee is $25 per player or $80 per foursome, which includes all you can eat hotdogs, chips, and soft drinks.
Court and hole sponsorships are available for a minimal fee.
For additional information or to be a hole or court sponsor, call Treasure Bay Golf and Tennis at 360-6062 or the Treasure Island Recreation Department at 547-4575, ext. 237.