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3rd Annual Tom Glavine's Field of Dreams Golf Outing Raises Over $150,000 in Support of The Seaside School, Inc.

3rd Annual Tom Glavine's Field of Dreams Golf Outing Raises Over $150,000 in Support of The Seaside School, Inc.
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Baseball Hall of Famer Tom Glavine and Wife Chris Host Spectacular Golf Event Benefiting Walton County's Students

WALTON COUNTY, FL [October 5, 2023] – On Tuesday, October 3, 2023, golf enthusiasts and education supporters converged at WaterSound Club's Shark's Tooth Golf Club for a day of spirited competition and philanthropy at the 3rd Annual Tom Glavine’s Field of Dreams Charity Golf Tournament. This remarkable event, hosted by baseball Hall of Famer Tom Glavine and his wife, Chris, exceeded all expectations, raising over $150,000 in support of The Seaside School Foundation. The foundation, in turn, supports and funds The Seaside School, Inc., comprising Seaside Neighborhood School and Seacoast Collegiate High School.

Tom Glavine, a former board member of The Seaside School, expressed his pride in the institution, saying, "I'm incredibly proud to support The Seaside School, Inc., an institution that has played a vital role in our children’s education and community for years. My wife, Chris, and I are passionate about education and were thrilled to be able to host this incredible event for the third year. Being able to bring people together through the love of golf to make a lasting impact on the future of The Seaside School, Inc’s students truly brings us pure joy."

The event's resounding success was made possible through the unwavering support of event sponsors, including Bud & Alley’s, Blackbear Bread Company, Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association, and WaterSound Club. Their commitment to the Seaside School community played a pivotal role in the event's triumph.

Golfers enjoyed a day of camaraderie and spirited competition, vying for impressive prizes generously provided by supporters including Johnnie-O, Skechers, and Mizuno. The competition was fierce, and the results are as follows:

Tournament Results:
  • 1st Gross: Kav Tucker, Mike Pearson, Charlie Clark, Chip Brown

  • 1st Net: Tucker Brooks, Mike Steiner, Britton Colquitt, Beau Blankenship

  • 2nd Gross: Jamey Price, Chris Brown, JR Holden, Jeff Roland

  • 2nd Net: Ramsey Ross, Doug Martin, Bart Walker, Brady Peters

  • 3rd Gross: Ryan Jumonville, Todd Helton, Bob Davies, Ryan Barousse

  • 3rd Net: John Ricketts, David Botwinick, Jess Mitchell, David Kapitanoff

Contest Winners:
  • Closest to the Pin Hole #2: Dan Buckner (Hole in One)

  • Closest to the Pin Hole #5: Chris Brown

  • Closest to the Pin Hole #11: Beau Blankenship

  • Closest to the Pin Hole #14: Mike Steiner

  • Long Drive Men’s: Ryan Barousse

  • Long Drive Women’s: Jessica Bracken

Teresa Horton, Executive Director of the Seaside School Foundation, expressed her heartfelt gratitude, stating, "We are profoundly grateful for the unwavering commitment and incredible generosity of Tom and Chris Glavine. Their role as hosts and their generous contributions have been instrumental in our journey to achieve our fundraising goals. Their dedication to education and our community has left an indelible mark, paving the way for a brighter future for Walton County's students."

The funds raised from this event will directly benefit the Seaside School Foundation and The Seaside School, Inc., furthering its mission to provide a high-quality education and support to students in the Walton County community. This successful event exemplifies the power of collaboration between local businesses, community leaders, and passionate individuals who share a common goal of investing in the future of our youth.

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