COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - The Columbus Regional Health Foundation kicked off is its 22nd annual Synovus Celebrity Classic Friday morning at Cooper Creek Park.
The four-day tennis and golf tournament that will last between April 21-24 has a goal, as it is each year, to raise money for the John B. Amos Cancer Center.
Columbus Regional Health Foundation has raised more than 30 million dollars in the past years.
News Leader 9 was present for the tournament's opening day where celebrity guest coach, Wayne Bryan was in attendance.
Bryan is the father and coach of the all-time doubles team record holders, the Bryan Brothers.
"We're grateful to have him. We're just very fortunate. He has a good time here and the crowd just loves him. He's been a lot of fun," says Rem Houser of the Columbus Health Regional Foundation.
The tournament continues Saturday with Coach Bryan's Junior Clinic at the Country Club of Columbus.
The 22nd annual Synovus Celebrity Classic concludes on Monday with the golf tournament and reception at Green Island Country Club.