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Shell Point Open a huge success, helps fund rehab center

By Staff | Nov 24, 2010

The first place team at the 2010 Shell Point Open included Dean Chavis, Kevin Kyle, Sandy Robinson and Lowell Schoenfeld.

The Seventh Annual Shell Point Open Golf Tournament, presented by the Legacy Foundation at Shell Point, was held on Nov. 12 at the Shell Point Golf Club to raise funds for the new state-of-the-art rehabilitation center currently under construction at Shell Point.

Timothy Stephenson, Executive Director of the Legacy Foundation at Shell Point, announced that the event was a great success, and that it raised $25,000. The Rehabilitation Center at Shell Point offers care to individuals with rehabilitation needs at Shell Point, as well as throughout the Southwest Florida area.

The tournament was generously sponsored by UBS Financial Services Inc, The Scoggins/Moreland Group as the Title Sponsor. Corporate Sponsors included Wright Construction; Alliance Development Fund; Harvey-Engelhardt-Metz Funeral Home; and Alexander & Hoover, CPA’s, PA.

“This was the seventh year that we have hosted the Shell Point Open, and we could not have asked for a more beautiful day for the event,” said Stephenson. “Golfers and sponsors alike enjoyed the event which supported a worthwhile cause.”

First place was awarded to Dean Chavis, Kevin Kyle, Sandy Robinson and Lowell Schoenfeld during the awards ceremony at the lunch. In addition to the winners, second place went to Beau Church, Jerry Gilbreath, Tim Lochridge and Richard Scanlon while third place went to Stanley Jasinski, Steve King, Graham King and Paul Sallee.

Jason Scoggins, left, and Dave Moreland from UBS dressed in nostalgic golf attire.

The Rehabilitation Center at Shell Point provides inpatient, outpatient, and transitional care services to those who have suffered from stroke, orthopedic injury, and/or surgery and progressive neurological disease. The Shell Point Rehabilitation services will be offered in a brand new, state-of-the-art facility in The Island neighborhood and is open to Shell Point residents, as well as all of Southwest Florida.

The Shell Point Golf Club is an 18-hole Championship Golf Course that opened in 2000. The course offers a grass driving range and practice green, lessons, a fully-stocked pro shop and snack bar, and all the course golf carts are equipped with GPS monitors. The course is open to the public, and is located at the entrance to Shell Point Retirement Community in Fort Myers, just off Summerlin Road, two miles before the Sanibel Causeway.

Golfers appear ready to get on the course and tee off.