LCEC announces tournament results to benefit United Way of Lee, Hendry, and Glades

September 21, 2023 – LCEC held its annual fishing tournament and golf tournament within one week of each other and raised approximately $100,000 for the United Way of Lee, Hendry and Glades!

The 27th Annual LCEC Fishing Tournament was held on September 9, 2023 at D & D Matlacha Bait & Tackle on Matlacha. This popular community event brought in more than $65,000! The tourney had 180 anglers on 53 boats who took part in winning and bidding on nearly 150 raffle and auction prizes.

Fishing tournament winners included:

  • Grand Slam – Team Big Boys Bait & Tackle
  • Largest Trout – Team Big Boys Bait & Tackle
  • Largest Red Fish – Team Danella Companies
  • Largest Snook – Team Marine Trading Post
  • Mystery Fish – Team Southern Fab

The LCEC Golf Tournament was held on September 16, 2023 at the Plantation Golf & Country Club in Fort Myers. This fun-filled event brought in approximately $35,000! The tourney included 104 golfers which made up 26 teams.

Golf tournament winners included:

  • First place – EPR/GIR
  • Second place – Designated Drivers
  • Third Place – Re/Max
  • Longest Drive – Skyler Cargo
  • Closest Pin – Cameron Nero
  • Best Team Name – Three Men and a Stranger

LCEC is extremely thankful to all tournament participants, sponsors and volunteers! For photos of the 27th Annual LCEC Fishing Tournament, visit For photos of the LCEC United Way Golf Tournament, visit

LCEC is proud to  help the United Way in their mission to serve those who need help the most in our community!