So you think you golf game is up to “par”? Well if you really think so, then you need to check out sports and entertainment stars Drew Brees, Wayne Gretzky, Ken Griffey, Jr., Marcus Allen, Mario Lemieux, Mia Hamm, Boris Becker, John Smoltz, Spike Lee, Don Cheadle, Brian Baumgartner and Shannon Elizabeth as they compete in the 10th Annual Michael Jordan Celebrity Invitational (MJCI), hosted by Las Vegas’ ARIA Resort & Casino, March 31-April 3.
Marking its Las Vegas debut, the tournament will be held at Shadow Creek, one of the country’s most exclusive golf courses, which will open its doors to the public for the first time. Proceeds from the charitable tournament will benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation, Nevada Cancer Institute, James R. Jordan Foundation and Cats Care, the NBA’s Charlotte Bobcats’ charity arm. Since its inception in 2001, MJCI has raised more than $5 million for charity.
The Celebrity-Amateur tournament, which pairs one celebrity with four amateur participants, will take place Thursday, March 31 and Friday, April 1. The MJCI two-person, 36-hole scramble format tournament, including only competing celebrities, will take place Saturday, April 2 and Sunday, April 3. More information on special events surrounding the tournament, and additional celebrity participants, will be announced in the near future.
Tickets may be purchased at ARIA’s Viva ELVIS box office, online at www.arialasvegas.com or www.MJCIgolf.com. Prices are as follows:
|Daily General Admission Pass||$25/Thursday and Friday|
|Daily General Admission Pass||$50/Saturday and Sunday|
|Weekly General Admission Pass||$100/Thursday-Sunday|
|Daily VIP Pass||$100/Thursday-Sunday|
|Weekly VIP Pass||$300/Thursday-Sunday|
So get out your clubs and head to Vegas to tee off with MJ and all of his celebrity friends for a fabulous cause.
See Ya in Vegas Baby!
Your J.G. F.