Tuesday, May 29, 2012

NFL Star Michael Vick to Host Celebrity Charity Golf Tournament Monday, June 18th at Stone Harbor Golf Club to benefit Boys & Girls Clubs in Newport News and Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA -- May 25, 2012 -- Celebrities will gather at Stone Harbor Golf Club on Monday, June 18th for friendly competition and to raise funds for a great cause, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Newport News and Philadelphia, at the inaugural Michael Vick Celebrity Golf Tournament.

The Philadelphia Eagles’ quarterback, who is an avid golfer in the offseason, will host and play in the event. Expected celebrity guests include past and current pro football players as well as local celebrities and sports figures from the Philadelphia region.

Proceeds benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of Newport News, Virginia (Vick’s hometown) and Philadelphia. 

“I grew up in the Boys & Girls Club,” said Vick.  “Thanks to this important program, I was able to play organized sports as a child. I want to make sure the programs continue to give children positive alternatives.”

The Michael Vick Celebrity Golf Tournament begins at Noon on Monday, June 18th.  Donations to compete in the Michael Vick Celebrity Golf Tournament are $300 per person, or $1,200 per foursome.  A wide variety of individual and corporate sponsorships are available.  For information, please contact Dave Lowman at the tournament office (telephone (804) 512-3967, e-mail dave.lowman@yahoo.com.  Additional information is available online at http://www.dlhsports.com.

The debut of the Michael Vick Celebrity Golf Tournament will be at the historic and prestigious Stone Harbor Golf Club.  Designed by renowned golf architect Desmond Muirhead, Stone Harbor Golf Club is set amidst 350 acres in Cape May Court House, minutes from the South Jersey beaches and the resorts of Atlantic City.  Stone Harbor Golf Club is a par 72, 6922 yard course which features five sets of tees, water hazards on 11 of the 18 holes and 58 bunkers.

The facilities at Stone Harbor include championship golf, full practice areas, tennis courts, and an award winning clubhouse that features two dining rooms, full locker room amenities and golf shop, and has been voted as one of the “Top 10” private clubs in New Jersey.  The club has become the home of the Philadelphia PGA Pro and recently hosted the New Jersey Amateur Qualifier and consistently receives accolades for its challenge and condition.  Additional information is available at http://www.StoneHarborGolf.com.

Michael Vick media requests:
Chris Shigas, French West Vaughan
Phone: 919-308-1816
E-mail: cshigas@fwv-us.com