Celebrities Join Darius Rucker For Charity Golf Tournament
March 17, 2010 at 6:55 AM (PT)
STEVE AZAR, COLT FORD and JACK INGRAM will join DARIUS RUCKER and members of HOOTIE & THE BLOWFISH, MARK BRYAN, DEAN FELBER and JIM "SONI" SONEFELD for the HOOTIE & THE BLOWFISH MONDAY AFTER THE MASTERS CELEBRITY PRO-AM GOLF TOURNAMENT. The event will be held APRIL 12th at THE DYE CLUB at BAREFOOT RESORT & GOLF in North MYRTLE BEACH, SC.
RUCKER said: "Country music artists and country radio have really embraced me, so it's great to see so many of my new friends joining us in an effort to raise money for the HOOTIE & THE BLOWFISH FOUNDATION. Each year, the list of great athletes and celebrities continues to grow, and to know we come to MYRTLE BEACH to have fun and raise money for a great cause, it is without a doubt one of things I look forward to doing every spring."
Other PGA TOUR players attending this year include JIM FURYK, JOHN DALY, WOODY AUSTIN, RICH BEEM and LPGA player KRISTY McPHERSON. Other celebrities and athletes participating in the event include "The Nature Boy" RIC FLAIR, NASCAR drivers KYLE PETTY and MICHAEL WALTRIP, NFL HALL-OF-FAMER and CHICAGO BEARS great GALE SAYERS, BERNIE KOSAR, JIM McMAHON, KORDELL STEWART and NFL quarterback BOOMER ESIASON.
Tickets are $15, with children 12-years-old and under admitted free. All ticket proceeds benefit the HOOTIE & THE BLOWFISH FOUNDATION, which supports the educational needs of children in SOUTH CAROLINA and the SOUTH CAROLINA JUNIOR GOLF FOUNDATION. Last year, the event recorded its fourth consecutive sell-out and raised $155,000 for various SOUTH CAROLINA charities.
For more info, visit www.hootiegolf.com.