Buoniconti Fund Celebrity Golf Invitational with Jack Nicklaus
Jack Nicklaus, the greatest golfer who ever lived, along with Marc Buoniconti hosted the 16th 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 16 years, the two-day event, which included an inspirational Sunday night dinner, was followed by the exciting celebrity golf tournament on the flawless Bear’s Club 18 holes. The tournament has consistently brought together some of the world’s top business leaders and celebrities to join forces to find a cure for spinal cord injuries. Since its inception, The Bear’s Club event has raised millions to help fund spinal cord injury research programs at The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. The Buoniconti Fund sends special thanks to Barbara and Jack Nicklaus for their continued generosity and for constantly standing up for those who can’t.
Golfers and celebrities including NFL Hall of Famer Jason Taylor, World Series Champion Pitcher Scott Erickson, NFL Hall of Fame Quarterback Bob Griese, 1972 Miami Dolphins Perfect Season member Dick Anderson, NY Yankee pitching great and AL Rookie of the Year Stan Bahnsen, former Dolphins Offensive lineman Jeff Dellenbach, former NY Giants Running back Tucker Fredrickson, three-Time Super Bowl Champion with San Francisco and Denver, cornerback Tim McKeyer, Super Bowl MVP with the Washington Redskins Mark Rypien, Actor from All My Children, Single Ladies and Dancing with the Stars Aiden Turner, former Bengals Running back Ki-Jana Carter, former NY Giants Linebacker Brian Kelley, former Dolphins Receiver Fred Banks, former Major League pitcher with the Expos and Tigers Bill Gullickson, former Twins Infielder and AL Rookie of the Year John Castino, former Bengals Safety Darryl Williams, former MLB catcher with the Indians and Yankees Rick Cerone, former Dolphins Tight End Jed Weaver, and many more enjoyed the Celebrity Dinner affair and a spectacular day of golf on the prestigious golf course.
Special thanks to Tudor Group, PGA National Resort and Spa, The Bear’s Club, Delta Airlines who donated First-Class tickets as prizes and Tiffany & Co. who donated the awards.
To date millions have been raised by this event to fund research programs at The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.
The Buoniconti Fund Celebrity Golf Invitational with Jack Nicklaus
The Bear’s Club