WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- Emmy Award winning sportscaster and NFL legend, Ahmad Rashad will host the 6th Annual Celebrity Golf Classic benefiting White Plains Hospital on Sunday, June 28 and Monday, June 29.
The Golf tournament is sold out; however a number of tickets are still available for the Sunday evening cocktail party. Expected celebrities at both events will include Marcus Allen, NFL Hall of Fame; Tony Dovolani from “Dancing with the Stars”; Jay Harris, ESPN Sportscaster; David Justice, former outfielder for the NY Yankees; Jason Kidd, former point guard with the NJ Nets andcurrently the head coach of the Milwaukee Bucks; George Lopez, comedian, actor and talk show host; Darryl Strawberry. former right fielder with the NY Mets and NY Yankees; Alan Thicke, actor, most notably starring in the TV Show “Growing Pains,” and others.
“I am very excited to host my 6th annual golf classic, benefiting one of the most exceptional health care institutions in the region, White Plains Hospital. The Golf Classic is great fun and the celebrities and community members always love coming to the Opening Celebration Cocktail Party. I appreciate their support and dedication to the event,” said tournament host, Ahmad Rashad.
The event features an Opening Celebration Cocktail Party at the Ritz-Carlton Westchester on Sunday, June 28 from 7-10pm. The evening offers hors d’oeuvres, live entertainment and an exciting silent auction. All proceeds from the Sunday evening event will benefit the Hospital’s Pediatric Services.
The Golf Classic will follow the next day, Monday, June 29 at the Quaker Ridge Golf Club in Scarsdale, NY, ranked among the top 100 golf courses in the United States by Golf Digest. Participants in the tournament will be paired with top names in the world of sports and entertainment. An awards ceremony, silent auction and dinner and cocktails will follow play. All proceeds from the Golf Classic directly benefit White Plains Hospital.