Golf Tournament Will Benefit Scripps Florida Jan. 18-19

The tenth annual Leta Lindley Prader-Willi Classic will include two days of festivities this month to raise money for the Prader-Willi Research Fellowships at Scripps Florida.

The “Saturday Night Dance Party” is scheduled for Friday, Jan. 18 at the PGA National Resort & Spa beginning at 6 p.m. Chaired by Ronnie and Ira Levine and Jill and Harold Wilkinson, the evening will feature music of the 1960s, ’70s and ’80s, cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, buffet stations and many silent and live auction items.

On Sunday, Jan. 19, the tenth annual Leta Lindley Prader-Willi Golf Classic, an LPGA pro-am golf tournament, will have some of the biggest names in women’s golf playing alongside participants. After golf, an awards luncheon will follow. The event begins with registration at 8:30 a.m. with a 10 a.m. start.

Proceeds will benefit the Prader-Willi Research Fellowship at the Scripps Florida Research Institute in honor of Josilyn Faith Levine and Harold Wilkinson IV. The Prader Willi Research Fellowship, under the direction of Professor Roy Smith, will focus on development of a therapeutic intervention as a potential treatment of Prader-Willi Syndrome.

Event chairs of the Prader-Will Classic are Leta Lindley, Ronnie and Ira Levine and Jill and Harold Wilkinson.

Tickets are $750 for the entire weekend. The Saturday Night Dance Party only is $250, and the Sunday awards luncheon only is $100. For more info., call (561) 762-2370 or visit

The Scripps Research Institute is one of the world’s largest independent, not-for-profit organizations focusing on research in the biomedical sciences.

ABOVE: Event chairs Ronnie Levine, Leta Lindley and Jill Wilkinson.