Hall of Famers Host Coca-Cola Golf Classic

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


NFL superstars Mike Munchak and Bruce Matthews, along with renowned sportscaster, Bob Allen, challenge you to get your golf game in gear fore a great cause.  The legendary football powerhouses will join Allen as Chairs of the 8th Annual Coca-Cola Celebrity Golf Classic, a Special Olympics Texas (SOTX) – Greater Houston area fundraiser, presented by PCSI.  Munchak is head coach of the Tennessee Titans football team.  Matthews is the team’s offensive line coach. 

Munchak, Matthews and Allen will par up with area golfers and sports/media personalities in a 5-man scramble format for the classic on March 4.  The tournament will start at 10:00 a.m. at the Kingwood Country Club, located at 1700 Lake Kingwood Trail.  Each player’s registration fee includes an invite to the Celebrity Pairings Dinner and Auction from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Hilton Houston Westchase on March 3

Entry fees are $300 per player and $1,200 per foursome. Sponsorship opportunities are available; all proceeds help support local athletes. To register for the tournament or for more information, call Joan Jarrett (jjarrett@sotx.org) at 713.290.0049 or click here.

About Special Olympics Texas
Special Olympics Texas (SOTX) is a privately funded non-profit organization that changes lives through the power of sport by encouraging and empowering people with intellectual disabilities, promoting acceptance for all, and fostering communities of understanding and respect.  SOTX provides continuing opportunities for more than 44,000 children and adults with intellectual disabilities throughout the Lone Star State to realize their potential, develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage and experience joy and friendship.  To learn more, visit www.specialolympicstexas.org or call 800.876.5646.  Engage with us on: Twitter @SOTexas; fb.com/SpecialOlympicsTX; youtube.com/specialolympicstexas.

Presenting Sponsor:
Coca-Cola Refreshments

Co-Sponsors:
Food Town, H-E-B Tournament of Champions
Charitable Trust and the Law Enforcement Torch Run

Gold Sponsor:
Hilton Houston Westchase

Silver Sponsors:
Cardinal Health and The Hess Force


Ramonica R. Jones
Public Relations Coordinator
Special Olympics Texas
rjones@sotx.org


About Special Olympics Texas
Special Olympics Texas (SOTX) is a privately funded non-profit organization that changes lives through the power of sport by encouraging and empowering people with intellectual disabilities, promoting acceptance for all, and fostering communities of understanding and respect.  SOTX provides continuing opportunities for more than 58,800 children and adults with intellectual disabilities throughout the Lone Star State to realize their potential, develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage and experience joy and friendship.  To learn more, visit www.specialolympicstexas.org or call 800.876.5646.  Engage with us on: Twitter @SOTexas; fb.com/SpecialOlympicsTX; youtube.com/specialolympicstexas.