Greater Fort Myers Chamber announces Golf Classic results

The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce has announced the winners of its 2023 Golf Classic. The tournament took place Oct. 20 at Eagle Ridge Golf Club.

Over 140 local business leaders gathered for a full afternoon of golfing and networking, tasty food and good times. The event featured “Taste of the Chamber,” where local member restaurants were set up around the golf course offering delicious samples of their specialties.

This year, Southern Oak Wealth Management took first place with players Bryan Blackwell, Patrick Crawford, Jake Arden and Miles Nixon. Florida SouthWestern State College came in second place with players Matt Karastamatis, Gyles Robin, Kevin Mixon and JR Gibbs. Florida Gulf Coast University’s team came in third with players Dr. Shelton Weeks, Steve Fraser, Tara McKenna and Declan McCarthy.

The presenting sponsors included Sanibel Captiva Community Bank, B2 Technology Solutions and Florida Gulf Coast University. The Golf Cart Sponsor was Teco Peoples Gas and the Green Jacket and Tumbler Sponsor was Southern Oak Wealth Management. Other event sponsors included Best Home Services, Coca Cola Beverages Florida, Crowne Plaza, Day Adjusting & Consulting, Floor & Décor, Florida Gulf Coast University’s Lutgert College of Business, Five County Insurance, Global HR Research, Hotwire, Lamar Advertising, Legacy Restoration, Scanlon Auto Group, Schultz Air Conditioning, Solar First, Solomon & Hoover, Suncoast Beverages, Suncoast Credit Union and SWFL Marketing Group.

All of the funds raised during the event support the Chamber – a 501(c)(6) nonprofit – in serving the business community through its efforts to empower, connect and unite member businesses and organizations.

About the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce:
Serving Lee County and surrounding areas since 1989, the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce, Inc. is a business organization that provides solutions and serves as a catalyst for growing the economy. The Chamber represents nearly 750 professionals and businesses throughout Southwest Florida, empowering, connecting and uniting members through meaningful networking, educational and community- and business-focused programs and events. For additional information regarding membership opportunities or events, please call 239-332-2930 or visit For the latest news and updates, follow the Chamber on Facebook at
This article was submitted by a Guest Author of the Above Board Chamber.