More than 350 miles into its 1,200-mile roundtrip journey, the Hurricane Club's 2013 #BuildingChampions Spring Tour began with stops in Naples and Boca Raton.
Following the Hurricanes' spring scrimmage at Naples High School, the #BuildingChampions Spring Tour opened Sat., April 6 with the Southwest Florida Golf Tournament at Treviso Bay TPC in Naples. The tournament, which featured 140 golfers, began with an 8 a.m. shotgun start and followed with a pig roast luncheon, golf prizes, raffle and a live auction emceed by Don Bailey Jr.
Last week, the second Spring Tour stop was Fri., April 26 in Boca Raton at City Fish Market, where 90 fans and Hurricane Club members were in attendance for the luncheon. The "Voice of the Miami Hurricanes", Joe Zagacki, emceed the event, which featured a Q&A with head coach Al Golden, raffle, silent auction and a live auction.
With two stops complete, the 2013 #BuildingChampions Spring Tour continues with its final three Florida destinations - Tampa (May 8), Orlando (May 9) and Jacksonville (May 10).
The May 8 event in Tampa will be held at Brickhouse Tavern & Tap. Hors d'oeuvres will be served at 6:30 p.m., followed by a reception at 7:30 p.m. Pre-RSVP Hurricane Club members are $25, non-Hurricane Club members are $40 and day-of-entry guests will be $50.
The #BuildingChampions Spring Tour will then travel up Interstate 4 for its next tour stop May 9 in Orlando, which will be held at Panama Jack. Hors d'oeuvres will be served at 6:30 p.m., followed by a reception at 7:30 p.m. Pre-RSVP Hurricane Club members are $25, non-Hurricane Club members are $40 and day-of-entry guests will be $50.
Coach Golden will be in attendance for the final Florida Spring Tour stop May 10 in Jacksonville at the Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center. A reception will be held at 6:30 p.m., followed by dinner at 7 p.m. Pre-RSVP Hurricane Club members are $50, while non-Hurricane Club members are $75.