FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Sara Bay Country Club 90th Anniversary Gala
Sarasota, FL – January 6, 2016
On January 22nd Sara Bay Country Club will celebrate its 90th Anniversary as a private golf club founded in 1926.
Festivities for the day will include a Hickory Shaft Golf Tournament for Club members featuring hickory shaft golf clubs & gutta percha golf balls that were used in that era. 1920’s golf attire is encouraged.
The celebration will continue with a 90th Anniversary Gala gourmet dinner and live music by Oceans Eleven Big Band. The event will be black tie or 1920’s attire optional.
Sara Bay Country Club is a private, member-owned golf club located minutes north of downtown Sarasota. The course was designed by the legendary architect Donald Ross.
On January 22, 1926 the Club opened with an exhibition match between Tommy Armour (the Club’s first professional) and Bobby Jones (Sales Manager) vs. Long Jim Barns and Johnny Farrell.