Golf Legend Jack Nicklaus Hosted
the 17th Annual Buoniconti Fund Celebrity Golf Invitational
Presented By Tudor Group
Jack Nicklaus, the greatest golfer of all time, along with Marc Buoniconti, hosted the 17th Annual Buoniconti Fund Celebrity Golf Invitational Presented by Tudor Group at Nicklaus’ home club and course, The Bear’s Club in Jupiter, Florida. For the past 17 years, the two-day event, which included an inspiring Sunday night dinner, was followed by the exciting celebrity golf tournament on the immaculately maintained Bear’s Club course Monday morning. The tournament annually brings together some of the world’s top business leaders and celebrities as they join forces to find a cure for paralysis. Since the event’s inception, millions of dollars have been raised to help fund the spinal cord injury research programs at The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. The Buoniconti Fund offers special thanks to Mark Dalton and Tudor Group and Barbara and Jack Nicklaus for their continued generosity toward our cause.
Golfers and celebrities, including 1980 Olympics Gold Medal winning “Miracle on Ice” Team Captain Mike Eruzione, World Series Champion Pitcher Scott Erickson, NFL Hall of Fame Quarterback Bob Griese, 1972 Miami Dolphins Perfect Season member Dick Anderson, New York Yankee pitching great and AL Rookie of the Year Stan Bahnsen, New York Giants Hall of Fame linebacker Harry Carson, Miami Dolphins receiving legend Nat Moore, actor Kevin Sorbo, former Miami Dolphin Jeff Dellenbach, Washington Redskins Super Bowl MVP Mark Rypien, former Bengals Running back Ki-Jana Carter, former New York Giants Linebacker Brian Kelley, former Dolphins Receiver Fred Banks, 1968 Olympic Long Jump Gold Medalist Bob Beamon, former MLB pitcher Bill Gullickson, former MLB catcher Rick Cerone, former Dolphins Tight End Jed Weaver, former Dolphins Punter John Kidd, and many more enjoyed the Celebrity Dinner affair and a spectacular day of golf on the prestigious golf course.
Special thanks to Tudor Group, The Bear’s Club, PGA National Resort and Spa and Perry Ellis International for their continued support of this amazing and worthwhile event throughout the years.