NFL Heroes Host Coca-Cola Celebrity Golf Classic

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NFL superstars Mike Munchak, Bruce Matthews, and Brian Cushing, along with Houston sports anchor Bob Allen, are challenging you to golf game in gear for a great cause. These NFL powerhouses will join Allen as chairs for the 9th Annual Coca-Cola Celebrity Golf Classic. The golf tournament, a Special Olympics Texas (SOTX) fundraiser presented by PSCI, will benefit more than 8,500 athletes in the greater Houston area.

Munchak, Matthews, Cushing, and Allen will participate with area golfers and sports/media personalities in a 5 man scramble format for the classic on Monday, March 10. The tournament will begin at 10:00 a.m. at Kingwood Country Club, located at 1700 Lake Kingwood Trail. Each player’s registration fee includes an invitation to the Celebrity Pairing Dinner & Auction on Sunday, March 9 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Hilton Houston Westchase, located at 9999 Westchase Road.

Entry fees are $300 per player and $1,200 per foursome. Sponsorship opportunities are available, with all proceeds benefiting local Houston athletes. Click here to register for the event or for more information please contact Joan Jarrett (jjarrett@sotx.org) or Bruce Sims (bsims@sotx.org) at 713.290.0049.

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.

Title Sponsor:
Coca-Cola

Presenting Sponsor:
PCSI

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

Gold Sponsors:
Hilton Houston Westchase

Silver Sponsors:
Cardinal Health and The Hess Force


Tela Mange
Vice President of Communications
Special Olympics Texas
tmange@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.