Grand Lagoon Golf Tournament and Bloody Mary Fest Nov. 6-7


Save the date for the inaugural Grand Lagoon Golf Tournament, hosted by the Grand Lagoon Coalition, on Friday, November 6th at Sheraton Panama City Beach Golf & Spa Resort. Tee times start at 8 a.m. with Shotgun start at 9 a.m. Entry fee is $500 per team/$125 per person and teams may sign up in advance at

The fun continues on Saturday, November 7th, with the Coalition hosting their signature 5th Annual Blood Mary & Music Fest from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., also at the Sheraton PCB Resort. Several bars and restaurants will compete for the title of “Best Bloody Mary in the Grand Lagoon.” This year, will be a panel of secret judges, who will decide who will be crowned the “Big Tomato” and awarded the annual four-foot, tomato-topped trophy.

Dat Cajun Place are current “Big Tomato” champions and you can bet they will aim to take the trophy home with them again this year. Organizers say you can also bank on the fact that all the other participating bars and restaurants will be clearing a spot to showcase the coveted trophy for the next year. A spokesperson for the event stating “It’s a friendly competition, but it’s fierce. Creativity is the name of the game, and these Grand Lagoon businesses come to win.”

There will be live music throughout the day, by Mind Plays, and a Local Vendors Showcase featuring Grand Lagoon artists, shops and other establishments. Admission is $30 per person, $25 for active duty military and first responders.

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