May 19, 2000
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Former FSU star Sam Cassell and a number of other
sports celebrities will be in Tallahassee on Sunday and Monday for the
first Steve Robinson Celebrity Golf Tournament on Monday, May 22 at Capital City Country Club.
Portions of the proceeds will go to the FSU Roundball Club in the name of
Godfrey Smith, a former longtime Seminole Booster who passed away last
year. Other portions of the proceeds will help provide assistance for Aubry
Boyd, a former Seminole basketball player (1987-91), who was left partially
paralyzed and bound after an accident in 1995.
The event begins with the Champion Chevolet Dinner on Sunday, May
21 at 6:00 p.m. at the University Center Club, which will include a silent
auction of sports memorobilia. On Monday, check-in and registration for the
tournament begins at 8:00 a.m. at Capital City. The tournament opens with a
shotgun start at 9:00 a.m. Lunch will immediately follow after play.
Tickets to the dinner and reception on Sunday evening are $30.
Tournament play is priced at $100 per player or $325 per team. Tournament
participants are invited to the dinner on Sunday night.
The tournament format calls for a scramble and the top three teams will
receive commemorative awards. Also prizes will be awarded for long drive
and closest to the pin. Additionally, a cash and a new car will be awarded
for a hole-in-one.
For additional information, please contact Guy Morgan of the Florida State
athletics department at 850-644-2547 or e-mail him at