Country star, Georgia native and former professional golfer, Colt Ford, is hosting his second annual “Colt Ford & Friends Celebrity Golf Classic” on September 23 at the luxurious Château Élan Winery & Resort just outside of Atlanta, GA. A portion of the proceeds will benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital to help continue their mission to advance cures, and means of prevention, for pediatric catastrophic diseases through research and treatment. This fundraising event includes a celebrity long drive competition, silent auction, and golf tournament followed by an All-Star Jam in the evening.
Stars and celebrities lending their support to Colt and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital include Jamey Johnson, John Michael Montgomery, Josh Kelley, Craig Campbell, Ira Dean, Charles Kelley from Lady Antebellum, Larry the Cable Guy, Laura Bell Bundy, LoCash Cowboys, The LACS, Tyler Farr, and others. Celebs from the sports world attending include Chipper Jones (MLB), Brian Finneran (NFL), Corey Miller (NFL), Kyle Petty (NASCAR), Pro golfers Billy Horschel, Boo Weekley, Dustin Johnson, Harris English, Scott Brown, Tommy Gainey and William McGirt.
“My heart goes out to all the kids at St. Jude and their families,” commented Ford. “The tournament has really grown this year, and I’m proud that so many of my friends are coming out to support the cause.”
For more information, visit www.ColtFordGolf.com.