ClubCorp Classic launches Charitybuzz auction package to benefit the Momentous Institute


VIP Choctaw Club hospitality and meeting with Blair O’Neal is available to the highest bidder

Blair O’Neal

Blair O’Neal, celebrity contestant

IRVING, Texas, March 22, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The first ClubCorp Classic presented by Choctaw Casinos & Resorts PGA TOUR Champions / celebrity golf tournament and leading non-profit fundraising platform, Charitybuzz teamed up with a model and golf media personality Blair O’Neal raise money for the Momentous Institute next month.

The former professional golfer and former Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Model will serve as the centerpiece of the celebrity package, which includes four recipients of a premium VIP hospitality package for the three-day, $2.5 million competition. For two of those VIPs, the experience includes an exclusive meet and greet with O’Neal on the green and driving range among all the pros and celebrities before she kicks off in the first round of competition with the best over 50s. players in the world and the biggest personalities in sports and entertainment. here is the list http://www.charitybuzz.com/BlairONeal. O’Neal posted it to his more than 500,000 Instagram followers when the list went live on Friday. https://www.instagram.com/p/CbQrU_kv4UU/?utm_medium=copy_link.

The dates for the tournament are April 22-24 with the meeting scheduled for the morning of the first round, Friday April 22.

A former top collegiate golfer at Arizona State University, O’Neal has carved out an accomplished career in the sports and media industries. After graduating, she flourished in her modeling career as a way to pay for her golfing career, and eventually landed jobs at top-tier tracks and was cast multiple times as a model for the iconic Sports Illustrated Swimsuit edition. In 2009, after some time away from the game, she made her return to golf when she was asked to compete on GOLF chain reality show, Big Break: Prince Edward Island. While finishing second, she returned to compete a second time on Big Break: Dominican Republic in 2010 and this time won. She continued to compete professionally for another five years, primarily on the LPGA Symetra Tour (now LPGA Epson Tour). In 2015, O’Neal began her full transition into the world of media, where she remains today as a GOLF Channel personality on programs such as Golf School and Best Lessons Ever.

One of ClubCorp Classic’s official charities, the Momentous Institute is a North Texas nonprofit organization dedicated to building and repairing social and emotional health so all children can reach their full potential. .

The ClubCorp Classic competition includes PGA TOUR Champions professionals in 54 holes of stroke play for a $2 million purse, as well as celebrities playing for a separate $500,000 purse under a modified Stableford scoring format. The ClubCorp Classic will be broadcast live for all three days on GOLF Channel, the exclusive cable television partner of PGA TOUR Champions. In addition to Memorable Institutethe tournament will benefit Greater Dallas first tee and Fort Worth first tee.

Regional celebrity headliners are longtime Dallas Cowboys favorites Tony Romo, Emmit Smith and By Marcus Wareas well as Hall of Famers Pudge Rodriguez of Texas Rangers fame and former NFL star receiver, Heisman Trophy winner Tim Brown. The 50 celebrity lineup also includes the current NFL MVP Aaron Rodgersgolf star Annika Sorenstamnba legend Ray Allen and NFL Hall of Fame linebacker Brian Urlacher. Artists include larry the cable guy, Alphonse Ribeiro, Anthony Anderson and Brian Baumgartner.

Big names and big winners from PGA TOUR champions include Vijay Singhthree-time major tournament winner, including a Masters and two PGA Championships among his 34 Tour wins, as well as four PGA TOUR Champions events; John Dalywith two major tournaments, the PGA Championship and the British Open; Marc Calcavecchia, one British Open win, 13 PGA Tour wins and four TOUR Champions wins; and Colin Montgomerieone of the best European players in history with 42 world victories and a record eight European Tour Order of Merit titles, including a streak of seven in a row.

Charitybuzz teamed up with a model and golf media personality Blair O’Neal for raise funds for the Momentous Institute next month at the inauguration ClubCorp Classic.

Media contacts:
Steve Griffith
Vizion Group PR
484-433-7757
sgriffith@viziongroup.net

National:
Phil Weidinger
Weidinger Public Relations
775-588-2412
dinger@weidingerpr.com

Dallas/Irving, TX:
Angela Lang
Tony Fay Public Relations
214-548-0827
Angela@tonyfaypr.com

Club Corp:
Chris Remer
CR PR Group
904-806-6614
Reimer@CRPRGroup.com

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