The 19th Annual Celebrity Championship was held last month at Morgan Run Club & Resort in Rancho Santa Fe, California, with Marshall Faulk – Super Bowl Champion (St. Louis Rams, Super Bowl XXXIV), NFL Hall of Famer and Division 1 football standout – serving as the host.
Members and the general public were encouraged to come out and watch. The 2017 Celebrity Championship included a two-day Celebrity-Amateur tournament, nightly parties, and a 36-hole, celebrity-only competition. The competition brought over 30 of the best celebrity golfers in the world together to participate in a Celeb-Am Tournament and compete in a celebrity-only competition for a cash purse and the coveted Celebrity Championship trophy.
Celebrities included former NFL players Terrell Davis and Jerry Rice, professional golfer and former MLB pitcher Rick Rhoden, actors Brian Baumgartner (The Office) and Frankie Muniz (Malcolm in the Middle), former NFL player and current CBS sports analyst Marcus Allen, former MLB player Jermaine Dye and former professional soccer player Landon Donovan.
Proceeds from the Celebrity-Amateur, won by former NFL placekicker Josh Scobee, will be donated to The Junior Seau Foundation and The Marshall Faulk Foundation.
It’s going to be a busy weekend at Morgan Run Club & Resort in Rancho Santa Fe, California, as the club serves as the site of the 17th annual Celebrity Championship Hosted by Marshall Faulk, former NFL player and now NFL Network Analyst. The event, which officially began last night with an 800-person party on the tennis courts, includes a two-day celebrity-amateur tournament, a 36-hole celebrity-only competition, Military Appreciation Day and evening parties every night with from 250 to 800 in attendance. Celebrities slated to compete include former NFL players Jerry Rice and Marcus Allen, former NHL Dallas Stars’ player Mike Modano, retired NBA player Alonzo Mourning, actors Alfonso Ribeiro (Dancing with the Stars winner), and Brian Baumgartner (The Office).
The event is scheduled to be televised live on the NFL Network from 4:00-5:00 p.m. (Pacific Time) on Friday, taped for later viewing on Fox Sports West and with live interviews broadcast interviews each morning on iHeartRadio.
As if the event alone will not keep the staff busy, other weekend events include two graduation parties with a combined 600 Guests, a Member birthday party for 30 and a wedding for 130. Never a dull moment at Morgan Run!
Day 2 of the Callaway Junior World Golf Championships are in full swing in Rancho Santa Fe. With an expected high temperature of 75 today and 76 tomorrow, the kids from Hong Kong, Germany, South Africa, Iceland, France, Thailand, Zambia (just to name a few) are enjoying competing in perfect Southern California weather!
The Boys 13 --14 Division is being played at ClubCorp's Morgan Run Club & Resort in Rancho Santa Fe, California, with other divisions competing at other facilities across the San Diego area.