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Spud Webb Golf TournamentFormer NBA slam dunk champion and current President of Basketball Operations, Spud Webb is hosting his 8th annual Celebrity Golf Classic in Frisco, TX on Tuesday, May 20th. Stonebriar Country Club will be the place where many current and retired athletes show their skills on the links. Registration time is from 7:30am-8:30pm, with a 9am tee time. The cost is $200 per golfer where proceeds go to the A.W. Brown Education Foundation. The mission of A.W. Brown-Fellowship Leadership Academy is to produce smart, effective, efficient, disciplined students by creating an environment in which teachers feel safe and free to teach and students feel safe and motivated to learn. Fee include golf fees, range balls, lunch, gift bags, awards and the chance to interact with many popular Dallas athletes. There will also be a Closest to the Pin and Longest Drive Contest

For more information about the golf tournament, contact James Montfort at 972.276.7423 or email jmontfort@awbornw.org. To become a sponsor or participant, visit A.W. Brown’s website.

Since NBA retirement, Spud’s been very influential in the front office for the Texas Legends, the D-League affiliate for the Dallas Mavericks. He’s also very active in the community for corporate appearances, speaking engagements, kids basketball camps and a regular on the golf course. If your company is interested in hiring Spud Webb for an appearance, contact AthletePromotions at 888.246.7141.

Watch a Video of Spud Webb Winning the 1986 Slam Dunk Contest:

 

Michae lJordan Golf TournamentAria Resort and Casino presents Michael Jordan’s Celebrity Invitational hosted at Shadow Creek Las Vegas from April 3rd-6th.  A ton of celebrity guests are scheduled to hit the links. Names such as Marcus Allen, Jerome Bettis, Ken Griffey Jr, Eric Dickerson, Penny Hardaway, Mike Piazza, Ahmad Rashad, Aaron Rodgers, Brian Urlacher, Greg Maddux, Roger Clemens, Patrick Peterson and many more will be competing, yet raising money for multiple charities such as the James R. Jordan Foundation, Make-a-Wsh, Cats Care, Keep Memory Alive and Opportunity Village.

Founded in 2001, the MJCI is one of celebrity golf’s most popular events and has raised almost $7 million for charity. The four-day tournament and celebration, which boasts incredible parties, A-list entertainment and competitive golf, is recognized as one of the best events of its kind, having attracted sports legends including Julius “Dr. J” Erving, Wayne Gretzky, Mario Lemieux, and Michael Phelps and entertainment personalities such as Chevy Chase, Don Cheadle, Samuel L. Jackson, Kurt Russell and Mark Wahlberg in years past.

The MJCI made its Las Vegas debut in 2011 at the world-renowned Shadow Creek, which opened its doors to the public for the first time. If your company is interested in booking an athlete for a celebrity golf tournament, contact AthletePromotions at 888.246.7141.

Watch Some Highlights from the 2013 Michael Jordan Golf Tournament:

Shane Battier Speaker Shane Battier is trading his basketball in for a golf ball, at least temporarily. Now that he and the Heat have captured the championship, he’s preparing for golf.

The Miami Heat forward will be making his fifth appearance at the 24th annual American Century Championship at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course in July. Although he has less than a month to make sure he’s on top of his game, Battier is said to be calm and collected.

The 34-year-old is approaching the tournament with plenty of confidence and plans to continue his winning streak over Charles Barkley. The event will be held from July 16-21, 2013 on the beautiful shores of Lake Tahoe.

If your company is interested in finding out booking fees and availability for an NBA Star like Shane Battier or other sports celebrities for a Speaking Engagement, Coaching Clinic, Autograph Session, Charity Event or Product Endorsement Deal, call us at 1.888.246.7141 or fill out the booking form.

Watch this video featuring Shane Battier speaking with the media postgame:

Steve Mariucci Celebrity GolfFormer NFL Coach Steve Mariucci is hosting the Upper Peninsula Celebrity Golf Classic in Michigan this week. The event will be held at the Marquette Golf Club and will include a silent auction, breakfast, parties and more all benefiting the Beacon House.

The Beacon House is a hospitality house in Marquette that allows medical patients, their caregivers and loved ones from far away a place to stay. Last year’s event brought in over $108,000.

In addition to Mariucci there were be a number of notable athletes helping out this great cause including Detroit Lions Hall of Famer Lem Barney, several former Detroit Red Wings players and many others.

If your company is interested in finding out booking fees and availability for an NFL Coach like Steve Mariucci or other sports celebrities for an Autograph Session, Celebrity Golf Tournament, Television Commercial, Speaking Engagement, Social Media or Advertising Campaign, call us at 1.888.246.7141 or fill out the booking form.

Watch this video featuring Steve Mariucci on the UAGame Social Media Lounge:

Bruce Arians SpeakerArizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians is playing host to a charity celebrity golf tournament on Lake Oconee at Reynolds Plantation this week in Florida to benefit the Arians Family Foundation which supports and develops programs targeting cancer prevention, research and education and aims to prevent the abuse and neglect of children.

The coach, who is a cancer survivor, said in a statement, “When our family decided to start the charity foundation, we did so because the causes were close to our heart. We knew to raise the awareness as well as funds for the causes we needed to do a great event at a fantastic location.”

A number of current and former NFL players and coaches are taking part in this event to help out a great cause incuding Steelers’ quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and former Steelers‘ running back Jerome Bettis.

If your company is interested in finding out booking fees and availability for an NFL Coach like Bruce Arians or other sports celebrities for an Autograph Session, Celebrity Golf Tournament, Television Commercial, Speaking Engagement, Social Media or Advertising Campaign, call us at 1.888.246.7141 or fill out the booking form.

Watch this video featuring an interview with Bruce Arians recently:

John Stallworth PublicistThe 11th annual John Stallworth Celebrity Golf Tournament will take place this coming week on Friday, June 7 when the Hall of Fame receiver will be joined by many of his old teammates and friends at Hampton Cove in Huntsville, Alabama.

The tournament will benefit the four-time Super bowl Champion’s foundation which has provided scholarship assistance for over 125 students to attend Alabama A&M over the past ten years.

The event is co-sponsored by the John Stallworth Foundation and Electrolux and will kick off with a pairings party on Thursday, June 6, at 6:30 p.m. at the Westin. The party will include an auction with four Masters Experience packages up for bid, admission for two and overnight accommodations for each of the four nights of the tournament as well as two tickets and travel for next year’s Super Bowl.

If your company is interested in finding out booking fees and availability for a legendary NFL star like John Stallworth or other sports celebrities for a Product Endorsement Deal, Television Commercial, Retail or Restaurant Grand Opening, Autograph Session, Speaking Engagement or most any type of Corporate Function, call us at 1.888.246.7141 or fill out the booking form.
Watch this video featuring an interview with John Stallworth on Profootballhof.com following his speech to a group of student:

Greg Jennings AgentGreen Bay Packers‘ receiver Greg Jennings will host the Sixth Annual Greg Jennings Celebrity Golf Event over June 7-8, 2013 at Kalamazoo Country Club. The event benefits the Greg Jennings Foundation and his BE GREAT Youth Initiative.

The two-time Pro Bowler said in a press release, “This is the sixth year of our event. It has become more successful every year because of the tremendous support we get from our sponsor, our golfers and our community. I am expecting this to be our best Celebrity Golf Event yet. The money raised will go to youth education grants that will empower kids and schools in our local communities to be great.”

The weekend’s festivities will kick off on June 7 with a cocktail reception and live and silent auctions. The golf outing on June 8 will begin at 10 a.m. with a shotgun start.

If your company is interested in finding out booking fees and availability for an NFL star like Greg Jennings  or other sports celebrities for a Product Endorsement Deal, Television Commercial, Retail or Restaurant Grand Opening, Autograph Session, Speaking Engagement or most any type of Corporate Function, call us at 1.888.246.7141 or fill out the booking form.

Watch this video featuring the first swing by Greg Jennings for his 3rd Annual Greg Jennings Celebrity Golf Extravaganza:

Roger Clemens SpeakerTwo-time World Series Champion Roger Clemens will be playing in the American Century Championship Celebrity Golf Tournament in Lake Tahoe this summer. This is the longest-running and most prominent tournament of its kind and will be held at the Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course and aired on NBC television.

The 11-time All-Star pitcher will be joined by Chipper Jones, Iván Rodríguez and a long list of other sports stars who will be vying for the $125,000 winner’s share of the $600,000 purse over July 16-11, 2013.

Clemens makes his debut at the prestigious event. “The Rocket” spent 24 seasons as one of the most dominant players in Major League history, retiring in 2007 with 354 wins, a 3.12 earned run average and 4,672 strikeouts. His seven Cy Young Awards are more than any pitcher in MLB history.

If your company is interested in finding out booking fees and availability for a legendary baseball star like Roger Clemens or other famed athletes for a Baseball Camp or Coaching Clinic, Charity Event, Speaking Engagement or Guest Appearance, call us at 1.888.246.7141 or fill out the booking form.

Watch this video featuring Roger Clemens at Myrtle Beach World Am golf tournament

Art Shell PublicistNFL Hall of Famer Art Shell, along with the NFL and UMES, will host the annual Art Shell UMES Celebrity Golf Classic on Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at the Great Hope Golf Course in Westover, Maryland.

Shell spent his entire 15-year NFL career as an offensive tackle with the Oakland and Los Angeles Raiders. He returned as a coach in L.A. for seven years and became the head coach in Oakland in 2006. He holds the distinction of becoming the third-ever African American head coach in the history of professional football, and the second in the sport’s modern era.

Shell played for Maryland State College, with the tournament providing the opportunity for former players such as himself, to give back to the university they grew up with. A number of other NFL greats and University of Maryland Eastern Shore alumni will return to their roots on the Eastern Shore to help raise money for UMES’s Professional Golf Management Program and Division of Athletics.

If your company is interested in finding out booking fees and availability for an NFL Hall of Famer like Art Shell or other sports celebrities for a Television Commercial, Product Endorsement Deal, Social Media or Advertising Campaign,  Autograph Session or Speaking Engagement, call us at 1.888.246.7141 or fill out the booking form.

Watch this video featuring Art Shell at an earlier Art Shell Golf Classic event:

Hines Ward Publicist

The Hoge Starks Ward Celebrity Golf Classic was held on Monday, May 20. This annual event serves to raise awareness and funding for the Caring Foundation in support of grieving children. It’s hosted by Hines Ward along with Merril Hoge and Max Starks, Steelers coaches and players all competing at the Southpointe Golf Club.

Since 1994, the Hoge Starks Ward Celebrity Golf Classic for Children has raised more than $2 million.

Two-time Super Bowl Champion Ward, retired following the end of the 2011 season after spending his entire 14-year NFL career with the Steelers.

If your company is interested in finding out booking fees and availability for a former NFL star like Hines Ward or other sports celebrities for an Autograph Session, Product Endorsement Deal, Social Media or Advertising Campaign, Television Commercial or Guest Appearance,  call us at 1.888.246.7141 or fill out the booking form.

Watch this video featuring Hines Ward’s retirement speech: