Jim Mora Celebrity Golf Classic Set for May 20
Jan. 18, 2013
LOS ANGELES - The date is set and the greens are ready for the Seventh Annual Jim Mora Celebrity Golf Classic, to be held Monday, May 20th at the renowned Riviera Country Club in Pacific, Palisades, Calif. The charity tournament, which started in Atlanta, Ga. in 2005, and moved to Seattle in 2008, will now call Southern California home, as Jim Mora recently completed his first season as head coach at UCLA.
The Jim Mora Celebrity Golf Classic brings together friends from the sports and entertainment industries to tee it up for a great cause and promises to be a memorable event for all. The Golf Classic benefits the Jim Mora Count On Me Family Foundation, supporting local children's charities such as the Special Olympics and the Boys & Girls Club, to name just a few. Since its inception, the Foundation has raised over $1.5 million and has awarded grants to over 50 different children's charities and programs in local communities.
The Classic kicks off on Sunday, May 19th with a VIP Appreciation Party where sponsors and their guests have the opportunity to meet sports and entertainment celebrities who will be participating in the tournament. Each foursome is matched with a celebrity for a day of golf, delicious food on the course, and exciting contests and tee prizes. The day wraps up as golfers and their guests move into The BackSwing Bash, which will include dinner and an auction featuring a unique array silent and live items.
Celebrities who have participated in prior Golf Classics include: Curt Menefee, Jacob Green, Bill Russell, Marshall Faulk, Lenny Wilkens, Jay Buhner, Roy Jones, Jr., Jeff Foxworthy, Detlef Schrempf, Slick Watts, Rich Eisen, Lawyer Milloy, Matt Hasselbeck, Michael Irvin, Hugh Millen, Jordan Babineaux, John Carlson, and Ray Pinney.
Sponsorship and donor opportunities are available. For more information, please contact Michèle Heffron at 206-450-4703 or by e-mail at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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