2010 Inaugural Celebrity Golf Tournament

Actor Tom Nowicki

Grand Marshal – Actor Tom Nowicki

On June 4, 2010, the inaugural Celebrity Golf Challenge was hosted by the Kiwanis Club of South Lake at the stunning Bella Colina Golf Course in Montverde, Florida.

With the help of sponsors such as Bright House, South Lake Hospital, McGladrey & Pullen, Office Depot, Elite Island Resorts and Bella Colina, the event was a great success. Players had the chance to play 18 holes alongside notables from the sports and entertainment fields.

Grand Marshal Tom Nowicki, who is a local actor with credits like The Blind Side and Letters To GOD, began the festivities with the introduction of celebrity captains. Our celebrity pool included World Series champions, PBA Hall of Famers, an Olympic medalists, NBA stars, local news reporters and even a former Major League umpire.

The tournament raised $10,000 for programs and services that directly impacts the children of South Lake. Plans are to continue the event throughout the coming years.

Celebrities Included:

Jan Stephenson, LPGA Legend
Jan Stephenson, LPGA Legend

Jack Givens, UK Star/NBA

Norm Duke, PBA Hall of Fame

Haku, WWE Wrestler

Rhino Page, PBA

Anthony Bowie, NBA shooting guard

Scott Johnson, Olympic Gold Medalist

Dennis Rasmussen, former Major League pitcher

Dr. Dot Richardson, Olympic Gold Medalist

Dr. Bob Winters

Rocky Roe, Athletic Hall of Fame

Jason Couch, PBA

Allison Walker, News 13 Field Reporter

Scott Harris, News 13 Anchor

Sal Butera, World Series Catcher

Frank Viola, World Series MVP

Artis Gilmore, NBA Star

Andrew Declercq, NBA