Hannah's Buddies The Hannah’s Buddies Charity Classic began in 2000 with John Bell of Widespread Panic deciding to help his goddaughter and tens of thousands of children in their fight against SMA. Today, the golf tournament, silent/auction and concert lineup attracts more than 2,000 participants and has raised nearly $2 million for SMA research.

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The Hannah’s Buddies Charity Classic attracts more than 250 golfers from around the U.S. each year. The tournament includes a four-person scramble at the Grand Cypress in Orlando, Florida. Following the tournament, there will be an award reception.
Golf Registration Includes:

  • One spot in the tournament (March 22)
  • Goody bag
  • Lunch on the course
  • Post golf awards reception
  • Two tickets to live music (March 22)
  • Two entries to the dinner/silent auction (March 23)
  • Two tickets to JB & Friends with special guests (March 23)
Register for the Golf Tournament
Cost: $375/person

On March 23, golfers and supporters will gather again at the House of Blues for a dinner and silent auction. Each golfer may bring one guest for the evening. Following the dinner and auction is the John Bell and Friends Benefit Bash beginning at 8:00PM EST. Two tickets to the concert are included with golf registration.


If you are not golfing, you may purchase tickets for the event below. This is a great chance to hang out with friends, eat dinner, have a beverage and bid on some great auction items. Oh, and you are supporting Hannah’s Buddies and the fight against SMA. For $150, you get dinner and beverages from 4:30pm to 7:00pm on March 23 plus one ticket to the JB & Friends that evening.


Register for the Dinner and Silent Auction
Cost $150/person

Special rates will be available at the Villas of Grand Cypress.
We encourage all participants to join us at this beautiful property right on the golf course. All weekend supporters are welcome—golfers and music fans.

Make your reservations starting December 21st by calling
1-800-835-7377. Tell them you are part of Hannah’s Buddies group.