Published: May 04, 2013 8:44 AM EDT

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Golfers tee off today to benefit veterans at the annual Cajun Classic.

The event at Verandah County Club in Fort Myers will help support veterans and any services they need.

The shotgun scramble got underway at 8:30 a.m.

Boiled crawfish, fried catfish, and other Cajun favorites are on the menu.