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Golf Tournament Raises More Than $100,000

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., November 26, 2013 – On Friday, November 1, the Florida Hospital Memorial Foundation hosted its fourth annual golf tournament at LPGA International in Daytona Beach.

This sold out scramble-format golf tournament raised more than $100,000 to benefit Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center’s Comprehensive Cancer Center, as well as the development of a Level II Neo-natal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). 

In addition to registration fees, each team had an option to donate $100 to fund a mammogram for local women in-need, and in doing so, received two strokes off their score. The Tracy Dillion Mammogram Fundraisers graciously matched the $2,800 raised by the golfers, enabling Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center to provide 56 sponsored mammograms.

"This is a tremendous gesture by the community and I was so proud to be a part of it,” said Daryl Tol, Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center CEO. “Support from the community is vital to our organization and we are extremely grateful.”
Thirty-six teams of golfers participated in this annual event. With a score of 56, the winning team representing Carter Electric, consisted of Bob Bragg, Gary Dover, Roy Gailey and Wake Gailey. Additionally, Angel Colon from Robins and Morton scored a hole-in-one on the par three third hole and won $10,000.

About Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center
Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center is a nonprofit health-care organization committed to hope, health and healing. A recipient of the 2012 Florida Governor’s Sterling Award for performance excellence, and named the safest hospital in the state by Consumer Reports, Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center is a national leader in patient experience. The medical center includes two hospitals in Daytona Beach and Ormond Beach, a Comprehensive Cancer Center on the main campus in Daytona Beach, an outpatient facility in Port Orange, and an imaging center. With more than 1,800 employees and employed physicians, Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center is a member of Adventist Health System which operates 44 hospitals in 10 states. For more information, call (386) 231-6000 or visit www.floridahospitalmemorial.org.

Photo Caption:
The Florida Hospital Memorial Foundation’s fourth annual golf tournament at LPGA International raised more than $100,000 to benefit Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center’s Comprehensive Cancer Center, as well as the development of a Level II Neo-natal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).  Pictured here, the winning team, Carter Electric, which included Roy Gailey, Bob Bragg, Wake Gailey and Gary Dover, stands with Florida Hospital Memorial Foundation Executive Director Trace Pendry.