The Son of a Saint Classic Golf Tournament returned for the second time in 2022 to raise critical funding support for the New Orleans-based nonprofit and its mission of transforming the lives of hundreds of fatherless boys throughout our community.
The Son of a Saint Classic 2022 hosted 140 players split into approximately 35 four-player teams. Overall, the tournament welcomed approximately 200 attendees, including Son of a Saint staff members and event volunteers, competitors and supporters alike, to enjoy a day of leisure in a social atmosphere for a worthy cause.
Speakers included Bivian “Sonny” Lee III, Founder and CEO of Son of a Saint, and Amanda Berger, Son of a Saint Board of Directors and Golf Classic Event Chair.
Double Eagle Sponsors included Goss Wealth Management, Hecate Energy, Jose Cuervo, NOLA COVID Testing and Verizon.
A network of local restaurants and beverage purveyors provided catering and libations, including: Ruby Slipper, Dat Dog, Blue Oak BBQ, Felipe’s, Jambalaya Girl, Krispy Krunchy Kitchen, Brown-Forman, Moet-Hennessy and Abita Brewing.
A three-piece jazz trio performed to close out the tournament during the awards ceremony at the end of gameplay.
The event raised more than $55,000 to directly support the core mission and day-to-day operations of Son of a Saint.