May 21 and 22, St. Francis Hospital Foundation commemorated the 25th
and final Tobin Benefit Golf Classic at the Mozingo Lake Golf Course in
total of 236 golfers and over 50 volunteers participated during the two-day
event. Over $50,000 was raised with proceeds going toward the purchase of new
hospital equipment. In addition to golf, funds were raised with on-course
contests, silent action, raffle, and merchandise sales.
Tobin family was honored at dinner on Thursday evening for their years of
dedication to the Foundation and St. Francis Hospital. Vince Tobin has hosted
the tournament since its inception in 1991 with brother Bill Tobin joining after
a few years along with immediate and extended Tobin family members.
years ago, the funds from the tournament went to improving equipment in the
Imaging Department. This year, St. Francis Hospital Foundation took a nostalgic
twist and decided that this year’s earnings would again go to the Imaging
Department, only this time for a new ultrasound machine instead of a
tournament champions won with a score of 57. Team members were Steve Weir,
Brandon Bowers, Jeff James, and Barry Bowers.
for the future of the golf fundraiser for the Foundation are still being
considered. Foundation directors and golf committee members know that it will
be difficult to improve on the success of ‘The Tobin.’