Drive Out Hunger on Oct. 30

Drive Out Hunger on Oct. 30 500 379 Harry Chapin Food Bank

Harry Chapin Food Bank has partnered with the Heritage Cares Foundation, the charitable arm of the Heritage Golf Group, to host the “Drive Out Hunger” golf tournament on Oct. 30. The event begins at 11:30 a.m. and will be held at The Club at Pelican Preserve, 9802 Pelican Preserve Blvd. in Fort Myers.

“This golf tournament is an opportunity to continue to raise awareness about the impact of food insecurity on families in our community and our mission to end hunger in Southwest Florida,” said Stuart Haniff, the chief development officer at Harry Chapin Food Bank. “We are excited to partner with the Heritage Golf Group, the Heritage Cares Foundation and The Club at Pelican Preserve to spend a day on the greens to ‘Drive Out Hunger’ in our communities.

We’re excited to announce that Seminole Casino Hotel is the title sponsor for the 2023 “Drive Out Hunger” golf tournament. Located in Immokalee, the Seminole Casino Hotel offers an experience unique to Southwest Florida. Shaw Development has signed on as the silver sponsor.

The tournament begins with registration at 11:30 a.m., followed by a shotgun start at 1 p.m. Cocktails and dinner follow at 5 p.m.

Heritage Golf Group is one of the fastest growing country club companies with 33 clubs located across the United States, including The Club at Pelican Preserve in Fort Myers. Originally created to support employees in crisis, the Heritage Cares Foundation has expanded to support local nonprofits throughout each club in its portfolio.

The Club at Pelican Preserve was designed by Florida golf course architect Chip Powell and boasts 27 holes of championship golf weaving throughout 1,110 acres of natural preserve surroundings.

Registration for the “Drive Out Hunger” golf tournament costs $125 per person or $450 for a foursome. Golfers can register online at

Download the flyer here.