The John Havlicek Celebrity Fishing Tournament

June 04, 2015 - 2:00 PM
Harbor View Hotel
Martha's Vineyard

Join Boston Celtics legend and Basketball Hall of Famer, John Havlicek, and his wife Beth, both Genesis Foundation Board of Directors members, on Martha’s Vineyard for The 34th Annual John Havlicek Celebrity Fishing Touranment. From June 4-7, guests will enjoy a weekend filled with golf, tennis, fishing off the Massachusetts coast, great meals, and much more at this signature event. Please join us as we honor and celebrate John and Beth as they host their final Celebrity Fishing Tournament.

Friends, family, and celebrities come together on Thursday in Falmouth to start the weekend with a relaxing ferry ride to Edgartown, provided by The Genesis Foundation. Guests arrive at the Harbor View Hotel, their luxurious accommodations for the weekend, where they’ll enjoy a welcome reception, cocktails and hors d’oeuvres.

Friday consists of the golf and tennis tournaments at the prestigious Farm Neck Golf Club, where guests can tee off in view of the Nantucket Sound.  That evening guests are welcome to explore Edgartown and the Vineyard as they dine at one of the many wonderful area restaurants of their choice.

Saturday includes the weekend highlight, a day-long “release” fishing tournament off the coast of Martha’s Vineyard.  The weekend concludes with the awards ceremony, completion of the silent auction, live auction, and farewell dinner at Lola’s in Oak Bluffs.

The success of this truly incredible weekend can be measured in the 33 years it has been held, as well as notable guests from over the years, including Phillies third-baseman Mike Schmidt, astronaut Bruce Melnick, comedian Lenny Clarke, Yankees legend Joe DiMaggio, Basketball Hall of Famer Bob Cousy, Colts QB Johnny Unitas, NCAA basketball coaching legend Bobby Knight, and many more.

Cost per participant is $3,500.  A guest may join you at a cost of $1,000.  Participation fees include: Round-trip transportation between Falmouth, MA and Martha’s Vineyard, hotel accommodations for 3 nights at the Harbor View Hotel, golf or tennis tournament on Friday, the fishing tournament on Saturday, Thursday’s lunch at the Boathouse in Falmouth, Thursday’s reception at the Harbor View, Friday’s BBQ lunch at Farm Neck, Saturday’s farewell dinner at Lola’s and breakfast daily.

Please click here for the event invitation or here for the RSVP.

Please click here for the participant registration form or here for the captain registration form.

Please click here to view available sponsorship opportunities.

For more information or to register for this wonderful event, please contact Ryan Vigue at or 781-890-4282.

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