LEGENDS ON THE LINKS NFL Foundation Golf Tournament
NEW YORK –In celebration of its 26th year, the NFL Foundation is partnering with the NFL Legends Community to host an 18-hole golf tournament on Friday, Feb. 3 starting at 8:00 a.m. at Golf Club of Houston (5860 Wilson Rd, Humble, Texas), home course to the PGA Tour’s Shell Houston Open. The tournament is partnering with the NFL LegendsCommunity to celebrate Super Bowl LI and to host an 18-hole tournament on the internationally-renowned courses.
Teams of amateur golfers will be captained by NFL Legends in 18-hole team scramble events to be played on both the Tournament Course, which hosts the PGA Tour event annually, and the Member Course, where the PGA Tour played from 2003 through 2005.
The celebrity captains entered thus far are LARRY BROWN, DONNIE EDWARDS, AHMAN GREEN, RODNEY HAMPTON, DHANI JONES, KWAMIE LASSITER, RYAN LEAF, EJ MANUEL, CURTIS MCGRIFF, MARTY MOORE, JONATHAN OGDEN, CHAD PENNINGTON, MIKE QUICK, JOHN RANDLE, MIKE RUCKER, WILL SHIELDS, AL SMITH, MACK STRONG, BEN TATE, JOHN URSHEL and LEONARD WHEELER. Additionally, NFL Legends’ Community Directors and Coordinators that serve as ambassadors across the country will be in attendance and facilitating the tournament.
Hospitality golf packages are open to the general public (deadline Jan. 28), with a tournament entry donation of $6,000 per team (teams of three paired with a NFL Legend) or $2,000 per individual benefiting the NFL Foundation and NFL Player Care Foundation.
Breakfast will precede an 8:10 a.m. shotgun tee off. Food and beverages will be served on the courses, and a reception will immediately follow golf. All golfers will have the chance to compete for elite-level prizing opportunities through final team standings and individual special skills competitions, including closest to the pin, longest drive and hole in one. Winners will receive exclusive prizes including NFL game tickets, autographed merchandise, sponsored product, Golf Club of Houston golf packages and gift certificates.
To register for the Super Bowl LI Golf Tournament or for more information, contact Laura Malfy at 212-450-2204 or Laura.Malfy@nfl.com.