Contact:Barbara Casey Public Information Officer, Tampa Sports Authority bcasey@tampasportsauthority.com 813-350-6504

3rd Annual Babe Zaharias Day June 23

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- June 8, 2012

In memory of a sports legend, The Tampa Sports Authority is celebrating what would have been the 101st birthday of Babe Didrikson Zaharias on Saturday, June 23 at Babe Zaharias Golf Course.

The Tampa Sports Authority is hosting a 4-person scramble golf tournament with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. A limited amount of slots are available. The entry fee is $50 and includes lunch. As Babe died from cancer, a portion of the proceeds from the tournament will go to the Moffitt Cancer Center in her memory. Anyone who is interested in entering the tournament should contact Laura Beuhring at 813-631-4375 or email her at lbeuhring@tampasportsauthority.com.

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Tampa Sports Authority is the manager of Raymond James Stadium and three city of Tampa golf courses, including Babe Zaharias, Golf Course, Rocky Point Golf Course and Rogers Park Golf Course. TSA was originally created as a public agency by Chapter 65-2307, Laws of Florida, on May 28, 1965, and as such is