What happens when some of the world’s top athletes get together with a football stadium for a golf tournament? A lot of good for our neighborhood. Our first inaugural classic raised over $200,000 for Lift Orlando.

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The “Driving Impact” Celebrity Golf Classic at Lake Nona Golf & Country Club in Orlando is a private, celebrity pro-am golf event benefiting the work of Lift Orlando. The two-day gathering also features a VIP Reception the Sunday before the tournament at the Lake Nona Wave Hotel.

Format: One celebrity will be paired with four golfers to compete in an 18-hole “shamble

Lake Nona Golf and Country Club
Traveling guests can take advantage of a room block at the Lake Nona Wave Hotel. Booking information will be provided upon registration.

Sunday, February 19 – 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
VIP Welcome & Pairings Party presented by Eventellect
6100 Wave Hotel Drive, Orlando, FL 32827

Monday, February 20 – 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Driving Impact Celebrity Golf Classic at Lake Nona Golf & Country Club
9100 Chiltern Drive, Orlando, FL 32827

Past celebrities included:

Lift Orlando: Lift Orlando works to strengthen neighborhoods by investing in the people who call The Communities of West Lakes home because we believe a community’s greatest asset is its people. We amplify the voice of residents by supporting them as agents of change while investing in the places where they live, learn, work, and grow, as well as partnerships that help the whole community prosper. Check out their latest annual report to learn more.

Tournament History

Florida Citrus Sports hosted the inaugural “Driving Impact” Celebrity Golf Classic at the Lake Nona Golf & Country Club in Orlando on May 15-16, 2022. The tournament benefits the work of Lift Orlando.


Participating celebrities included:

Thank you to our event partners: AdventHealth, Delta Air Lines, Pepsi, Goodr Sunglasses and Mercedes-Benz of South Orlando.

Thank you to our event sponsors: Bags, Beacon Pointe, Broad Run Recycling, Conversus, Crosland Southeast, Dr. Phillips Charities, Fidelity National Title Group, Hamlin Foundation, Hello! Destination Management, I-Con Systems, Lake Nona Wave Hotel, Lowndes, McCraney Property Company, Northshore Development, Tavistock, Travel + Leisure, Truist, United Medical Corporation, VMD Ventures and the Williams Family Foundation.

2023 Partners
Dr. Phillips Charities
2022 Sponsors
Beacon Pointe
Broad Run Recycling
Crosland Southeast
Dr. Phillips Charities
Fidelity National Title Group
Hamlin Foundation
Hamlin Foundation
Hello! Destination Management
I-CON Systems
Lake Nona Wave Hotel
McCraney Property Company
Northshore Development
Travel + Leisure Co.
United Medical Corporation
VMD Ventures
Williams Family Foundation


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