Brewers Press Release
Fourth Annual Davey Nelson Celebrity Golf Tournament set for June 11
Participants to golf with celebrities; proceeds benefit Open Arms Home for Children in South Africa and Brewers Community Foundation
MILWAUKEE – Registration is now open for the Fourth Annual Celebrity Golf Tournament hosted by Brewers Director of Alumni Relations and FOX Sports Wisconsin broadcaster Davey Nelson. The event is being held on Monday, June 11th at Blackwolf Run Golf Course in Kohler, Wisconsin.
The 18-Hole Davey Nelson Celebrity Golf Tournament will begin at 11 a.m. and will be followed by a cocktail reception, silent and live auctions, and dinner. Celebrity guests scheduled to golf in the tournament include Jerry Augustine, Sal Bando, Cecil Cooper, Rollie Fingers, Jim Gantner, Pete Ladd, Paul Molitor, Don Money, Willie Mueller, Ken Sanders, Ben Sheets, Jim Slaton, Gorman Thomas, Paul Wagner, Robin Yount, Alice Cooper, Jason Grimsley, Don Horn, Kenny Lofton, Randall McDaniel and others. Celebrity golfers are subject to change.
All teams for the Monday tournament will be comprised of a five-person group, and play will consist of a Scramble Format with team prizes awarded to the top finishers. Registrations are being accepted as a foursome and a celebrity golfer will be paired with each group to make up the five-person team. Registration fees are $2,500 per foursome. A golf clinic led by American Club golf pros and a putting contest will take place at 9:30 a.m., and a buffet brunch will be served prior to the start of the tournament. The tournament is limited to 30 foursomes. For those who do not wish to golf, tickets to the reception and dinner only are available for $150 per person.
An additional preview event has been added on Sunday, June 10, consisting of a golf experience at Whistling Straits followed by a cocktail reception and dinner at the Championship Locker Room. Rates for the preview event vary depending upon participation and sponsorship level.
Proceeds will benefit Open Arms Home for Children in South Africa and Brewers Community Foundation. For additional information, sponsorship opportunities or to sign up for this memorable golfing experience, visit www.brewers.com/davey or contact event chair, Johanna Perrini, at (414) 213-8671 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Updates on the event can be found on twitter by following Brewers Community Foundation (@brewerscf) or on the events Facebook page at Davey Nelson Celebrity Golf Tournament to Benefit Open Arms.
Open Arms Home for Children is a non-profit organization that provides shelter, clothing, protection and basic healthcare for what is now home to many children orphaned due to the Aids epidemic in South Africa. Nelson has served as Board Director for over four years. Brewers Community Foundation is the official charitable arm of the Milwaukee Brewers Baseball Club and supports non-profits that provide quality programming in the areas of health, education, recreation and basic needs with a particular focus on low-income and disadvantaged youth and their families in greater Milwaukee and Wisconsin.