Cedar Key Open set for March 7

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The Third Annual Cedar Key Open Golf Tournament will be held March 7 at Chiefland Golf and Country Club.


The tournament will be a four-person scramble with registration at 11:30 a.m. and a shotgun start at 1 p.m.

A bag lunch will be provided by The Big Deck Bar and Grill. Prizes, donated by local businesses and community members, and a low country boil, compliments of Ricky Cook and The Big Deck, will immediately follow the tournament at the Big Deck on Dock St. in Cedar Key.

The tournament is to benefit the Cedar Key Volunteer Fire and Rescue and is being sponsored by the Big Deck Bar and Grill.

The entry fee is $50 per person. The fee covers a round of golf, cart, bag lunch, prizes and dinner. Payment is required at signup. Participants will be limited to the first 20 teams to sign up. Dinner-only is available for $15 per person. Reservations for dinner are required.

Donations for the event are welcome. and additional advertising donation opportunities are available to businesses and individuals who wish to sponsor a hole with a tee sign.

Last year’s winners, with an outstanding score of 57, were the team of Pierce Kelly, Gary Gearhart, Jason Watts and Todd Carter.

The co-chairmen for the event are Bob Piscura and Joe Chambers.

For more information, or to sign up or make reservations, please contact Joe at 352-543-5434 or email jchambz@aol.com.