Proceeds Benefit the Patrick Peterson Foundation for Success
Arizona Cardinals’ star cornerback, Pro Bowler and All-Pro, Patrick Peterson, is pleased to announce his first annual Patrick Peterson Celebrity Golf Tournament at Camelback Golf Club in Scottsdale, Arizona on Saturday, March 19th and Sunday, March 20th.
“I am extremely excited to launch the Patrick Peterson Celebrity Golf Tournament at Camelback Golf Club in Scottsdale. I’ve been playing in Celebrity Golf Tournaments for a few years now, and I’m thrilled to be able to host my own! I am really looking forward to doing something I love with close friends, while making a difference in the lives of countless children,” said Patrick Peterson, founder of the Patrick Peterson Foundation for Success. “Foundation for Success aims to provide low-income and inner city youth with opportunities and resources to reach their full potential. The proceeds raised from this weekend event will help us continue working towards that mission.”
Patrick Peterson established the Patrick Peterson Foundation for Success in 2013 when he realized that there were thousands of children in Arizona that were struggling to meet standard literacy rates. Since its launch in November 2013, the Patrick Peterson Foundation for Success has raised more than $250,000 in support of signature community outreach programs and initiatives and has impacted the lives of more than 36,000 youth. Patrick and his Foundation have already launched three “Patrick’s Corners” at three Title I Public Schools in Phoenix, and plan to launch more in the coming years.
This inaugural annual event is scheduled to kick off Saturday, March 19th at Penske Racing Museum with a VIP Sponsor & Pairings Party. The Celebrity Golf Tournament will follow on Sunday, March 20th at Camelback Golf Club’s Ambiente Course with a shotgun start at 8:30 am and will feature a Celebrity in each foursome. The tournament will include a team competition as well as multiple on-course contests and special activities. Immediately following play the Closing Awards Luncheon will be at Camelback Golf Club.
For more information on the Celebrity Golf Tournament and information on how to register please visit www.patrickpeterson21.com or www.patrickpeterson.org.
About The Patrick Peterson Foundation For Success
Founded in 2013, the Patrick Peterson Foundation for Success is on a mission to provide low-income and inner city youth with opportunities and resources to reach their full potential. The goal of the Patrick Peterson Foundation for Success is to impact the lives of more than 30,000 at-risk Arizona youth by the end of 2015. For more information, please visit patrickpeterson.org
About JW Marriott Camelback Inn Resort & Spa
Set on 125 acres of Sonoran Desert landscape in affluent Paradise Valley, Camelback Inn embodies the spirit of the Southwest with its peaceful desert setting, private grounds for hiking and meditation and indigenous plant life. The resort features 453 oversized guest rooms and suites, each with a private entrance and garden patio or balcony. The resort also offers 36 holes of championship golf, six tennis courts, the 32,000-square-foot Spa at Camelback Inn, two swimming pools, and seven restaurants and lounges. www.camelbackinn.com
About Penske Racing Museum
The Penske Racing Museum showcases an amazing collection of cars, trophies and racing memorabilia chronicling the career of one of the most successful dynasties in al of sports. Penske Racing has over 40 years of racing experience and over 400 major race wins highlighted by 16 Indianapolis 500-mile race victories. On display by the museum are cars detailing the diversity of Penske Racing including a replica of the 1963 Pontiac Catalina which Roger Penske drove to victory in the 1963 Riverside 250. Additionally, a number of Indianapolis 500-mile race winners are on display including the 2009 Dallara Honda which Helio Castroneves drove to win the 2009 Indy 500.
About JP Sports + Entertainment (“JPSE”)
Founded in 2007 by Pete Falcone, JPSE is a sports & entertainment agency specializing in providing turnkey event management services, consulting, sponsorship activation, corporate hospitality and property sales representation. Since 2008, JPSE has been responsible for raising over $15M numerous charities including the Make-A-Wish Foundation, the CP3 Foundation, the Motion Picture & Television Fund and DonorsChoose.org through its development and management of events such as the Michael Jordan Celebrity Invitational, the Derek Jeter Celebrity Invitational, the Michael Douglas & Friends Celebrity Golf Tournament and the Notah Begay III Foundation Challenge. The JPSE leadership team has assisted notable sports and entertainment celebrity icons such as Jack Nicklaus, Michael Jordan, Derek Jeter, Lady Antebellum, Maria Sharapova, Chris Paul, Jeremy Lin and more. JPSE also has extensive experience assisting Corporate America including sponsorship activations for clients such as MGM Resorts International and the execution of C-level, customized corporate hospitality programs for various Fortune 500 companies in conjunction with major sporting events such as the Super Bowl, Masters, Ryder Cup, Kentucky Derby and more.
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