24th Annual Buddy Dewar Golf Classic

logo-mission-inn-resort.pngApril 9, 2018

Mission Inn Resort and Club

10400 County Road 48

Howey-in-the-Hills, FL 34737 




The two signature 18-hole courses at Mission Inn offer a truly remarkable golf experience—hills that roll and pitch, mature pine and magnolia trees that tower, eagles and ospreys that fly overhead.

The registration fee includes green fees, cart rental, golf course refreshments, range balls, an opportunity for a hole in one “Grand Prize,” lunch buffet and of course lots of networking. The tournament will be best ball foursome, scramble format. Prizes will be awarded for: First Place Foursome, Second Place Foursome, Bazooka Ball Launcher and the ever popular “Hit the Ball in the Raft!"

Golf will begin with a shotgun start at 9:00 a.m.


Skeet Shooting

If golf is not for you, test your shooting skills at the skeet shooting tournament.

Skeet shooters will meet at Gey Ranch or travel by bus at 8:30 a.m. from the resort to the ranch (approximately a 10-minute commute), where they will participate in 2-3 rounds each, including Flurry rounds. Guns will be provided but you are welcome to bring your own gun if you prefer. All targets, shells, ear and eye protection will be provided. 


Introducing our 2018 Champion of the Industry



Top Myers
President, Myers Risk Services

Top Myers has years of experience in the automatic re sprinkler industry, which includes work as a Fire Sprinkler Contractor, manufacturer with Central Sprinkler and Victaulic. For 25 years Top has been a partner in RelMark Group a major insurer of Liability Insurance for Fire Protection Contractors. Top has been an active member of NFSA E&S committee, NFPA- 13, 25, 72, NFPA Research Foundation, SFPE, UL 1821B Plastic Compatibility standard; as well as Instructor for NFSA, FFSA, ASCET, AFSA and SFPE. With the advent of digital inspections Mr. Myers has helped Asurio Inc, a mobile inspection software provider, develop a web based inspection system utilizing various NFPA standards.

  • Advocate for Fire Sprinkler and Alarm contractors, AHJs, Building Owners, Developers, Attorneys, Insurance Brokers, Fire Sprinkler, Alarm, General Contractors and Developers by helping all to understand the technical issues in claims and root cause of issues.

  • Served on FFSA Board last nine years in various capacities always trying to protect the contractor and Good Life Safety.

  • Working with NFSA team lobbying in Washington for Accelerated tax Depreciation of Fire Sprinkler installations.

  • Started 24-hour cure time for CPVC when blowouts caused insurance companies to not insure contractors using CPVC.

  • Co-developer and instructor for NFSA Navigating the Liability Mine eld for contractors about protective inspection contracts and work orders. Contractors who have adopted contract, work orders and inspection forms have as a group saved millions of dollars in claims and reduced their insurance premiums.

  • Currently working with Buddy Dewar and construction coalition to address Florida Statutes to improve construction defect process for property owner and contractor. 

Hotel Reservation Information

Hotel reservations can be made by calling Mission Inn at 800-874-9053. Room rates start at $148.00+ per night. Reference room block “FFSA GOLF.” All reservations must be made prior to March 6th, 2018.

Register EARLY — limited number of rooms!