by The Editors | March 20, 2018

Furyk & Friends Celebrity Golf Classic Kick-Off Party 2018

Festive party pics from a night under the stars with the Jim & Tabitha Furyk Foundation in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fl

On March 11, Flamingo sponsored and attended Furyk & Friends Concert & Celebrity Chef Experience hosted by the Jim and Tabitha Furyk Foundation. Each year the event raises more than $500,000 in donations for children and families in need in Jacksonville. The Sunday night fête featured specialty cocktails, live music from band members of Lady Antebellum and Sister Hazel, as well as southern inspired food prepared by the area’s best chefs. [caption id="attachment_7603" align="aligncenter" width="1199"] The seventh annual Furyk & Friends Concert & Celebrity Golf Classic started with a kick off culinary and music experience on Sunday March 11.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_7602" align="aligncenter" width="1199"] A beautiful setting on the banks of the Guana River at The Outpost in Ponte Vedra for guests to enjoy cocktails, food and live music.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_7611" align="aligncenter" width="1200"] Reece and Elizabeth Alford enjoy the night with Joe and Jennifer York.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_7610" align="aligncenter" width="1200"] Kristen and Dan Bagnell take their turn holding the Rider Cup.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_7623" align="aligncenter" width="1200"] John and Heather Harrington pose with friends Carrie and Dave Paul.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_7609" align="aligncenter" width="1200"] Kevin Grebe and Jenna Gimbel come back each year to partake in the festivities.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_7597" align="aligncenter" width="1200"] Band mates Matt Billingslea, Jonathan Trebing, Jackson Eppley and David Dorn enjoy themselves before their performance.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_7598" align="aligncenter" width="1200"] Guest mixed and mingled over cocktails before the concert began.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_7599" align="aligncenter" width="1200"] Ten talented chefs and their culinary teams prepared tasty bites throughout the night.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_7595" align="aligncenter" width="1199"] The Flamingo team participated in the Furyk & Friends Concert & Celebrity Chef Culinary Event[/caption] [caption id="attachment_7608" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Flamingo partnered with Dustin Skartved’s line of craft Whiskies, Protect the Revenue, with a tasting bar featuring five flavors.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_7612" align="aligncenter" width="1200"] Ladies enjoyed the braised oxtail prepared by Chef Mohammad from Nineteen at TPC Sawgrass.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_7600" align="aligncenter" width="1200"] Left to right: Michelle Knox, Chuck Hyman and Jan Healey[/caption] [caption id="attachment_7601" align="aligncenter" width="1199"] Left to right: Dave Williams, Dan White, Ian Wilt and Todd Braff[/caption] [caption id="attachment_7605" align="aligncenter" width="1200"] Guest pose for a photo during the party.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_7606" align="aligncenter" width="1199"] Tabitha Furyk and friends toast to a successful night.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_7607" align="aligncenter" width="1199"] Drew and Ellie Holcomb performed songs “Here We Go” and “Mamas Sunshine.”[/caption] [caption id="attachment_7613" align="aligncenter" width="1200"] Stylish guest sip Whiskey during the event.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_7615" align="aligncenter" width="1200"] Many celebrity musicians rocked the house with songs of the past and hits that everyone loves.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_7604" align="aligncenter" width="1199"] Tabitha Furyk with Casey and Ryan Sparrell and Quang Pham.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_7633" align="aligncenter" width="1200"] Jim and Tabitha Furyk once again pull off another amazing event.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_7614" align="aligncenter" width="1200"] Furky & Friends pulled off another exceptional evening with talented chefs, tasty cocktails and a celebrity concert at the Outpost in Ponte Vedra.[/caption]
Photography by Birgit Singh and Art & Alex Photography