If you’re a golfer, the annual Fred “Hammer” Williamson celeb golf ought to be a part of your subsequent Palm Springs trip. This previous December I had the possibility to attend this star studded occasion which paired celebrities from the world of sports activities and Hollywood in a scramble format with newbie golfers. And it was all for trigger, elevating cash for the Wounded Warrior Venture a 501 (c)(3) charity that helps returning troopers from the current conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan.
A few of the celebrities that appeared on the 2010 occasion had been Jim Brown, Elgin Baylor, Jay Johnstone, Bobby Winkles, Jamaal Wilkes, Tommy Davis, Willie Gault and others from the world of sports activities and present biz. Mercedes Benz agreed to donate a 2010 Cabriolet as a hole-in-one prize on the 16th gap. Sadly, nobody was in a position to take dwelling the automotive. There have been additionally prizes awarded to the successful staff in addition to closest to the opening and lengthy drive competitors. The fee for a spherical of golf, the pairings social gathering, award ceremony and to mingle with the celebrities on the awards dinner was an all – inclusive worth of $150.00. Effectively value it, for my part. Pete Carlson Golf & Tennis in Palm Desert hosted the pairings social gathering and people who turned out had been handled to nice meals, wine and prizes.
This golf occasion is held yearly on the Indian Canyons Resort in Palm Springs the primary Friday in December beginning with a continental breakfast and coloration guard presentation is actually one of the vital enjoyable experiences I’ve ever had on a golf course. Oh sure, did I point out that I performed 18 holes with my idol… Laker legend Elgin Baylor. Actually an ideal occasion benefiting a really worthy trigger.