Lisa back with some Tampa Florida News.
The National Black Golf Hall of Fame will celebrate it's 25th year with a dinner and induction ceremony on March 5, 2011. the inductees will be Joe Louis Barrow, Jr., CEO of The First Tee; Rose Harper, golf industry entrepreneur and CEO of The Grass Ceiling; and Dr. Calvin Sinnette, physician, historian and author of the Forbidden Fairways. Steve Mona, CEO of the World Golf Foundation will be the keynote speaker.
The mission of the National Black Golf Hall of Fame is "to recognize and honor the contributions of Black golfers for their skills and, to honor persons, regardless of race or ethnicity, who have done the most to promote golf in the Black communities." The organization was founded in 1986 by the late Harold Dunovant, the first African American to complete the PGA business school.
The dinner and induction ceremony will be one of three significant activities under the umbrella for the Mid Winter Golf Classic. The other events to celebrate this momentous weekend include the Advocates Invitational Pro Tour and Mid Winter Amateur Golf Classic, March 5-6, 2011 at historic Rogers Park Golf Course. Proceeds from the weekends events benefit The First Tee of Tampa Bay's youth golf and academic programs.
Sounds like a fun way to celebrate an amazing milestone, and Golf Tampa Bay!
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