CELEBRITY TOURNAMENT INFORMATION
Two fabulous days of golf, three nights of unforgettable parties; mix in auctions and world class entertainment and you’ve got the makings of an extraordinary event!
February 19-20, 2016
28th Frank Sinatra Celebrity Invitational,
Hosted by Fantasy Springs Resort Casino.
Barbara Sinatra Center for Abused Children
Founded in 1986 by Barbara and Frank Sinatra, the non-profit organization Barbara Sinatra Center for Abused Children at Eisenhower provides counseling for victims of physical, sexual and emotional child abuse. Our mission is to break the generational cycle of abuse by focusing on prevention and education. Approximately 90% of our budget comes from the generosity of a caring, worldwide community, fundraising events and charitable organizations. This heartfelt support ensures that children are counseled regardless of a family’s ability to pay.
Known as “Frank’s little party in the desert,” Barbara and Frank Sinatra founded the Frank Sinatra Celebrity Invitational in 1988 to raise funds for the Barbara Sinatra Center for Abused Children at Eisenhower Medical Center, which opened in 1986. Through their efforts, and those of supporters throughout the world, the Frank Sinatra Starkey Hearing Technologies Celebrity Invitational is now one of the most successful events of it’s kind.
The mission of the Barbara Sinatra Center for Abused Children is to provide counseling for victims of physical, sexual and emotional abuse and to focus on prevention, community education and breaking the generational cycle of abuse. Barbara Sinatra is quick to thank supporters of the “Frank Sinatra Celebrity Invitational, and she is proud to say “The children who come to us for help continue to receive the therapy they need and deserve; no child is turned away due to a family’s inability to pay.”
The Frank Sinatra Celebrity Invitational is a five (5) player team gross and net scramble golf tournament held at Eagle Falls Golf Course in Indio, California. The Fantasy Springs Resort Casino, also in Indio, is the tournament’s hotel and venue for three nights of parties and a spectacular luncheon and fashion show.
One (1) celebrity and four (4) contestants are a team. The team of four (4) amateur players remains together for two (2) consecutive days. The celebrity contestant changes teams for the second day. Current USGA handicaps are verified and applied to all contestants.
Mary Martin, Tournament Director
Frank Sinatra Celebrity Invitational