By 19th Hole Staff
The Hollywood elite joined comedic actor, George Lopez for the 2017 George Lopez 10th Anniversary Celebrity Golf Classic benefitting the George Lopez Foundation. The sold out event kicked off with a Monday night anniversary celebration at Baltaire Restaurant sponsored by Stacey & Larry Kohl and the Monday tournament was sponsored by Michael G. Wilson of Healthcare Highways & Century of Healthcare, and BMW of Monrovia.
Held in Toluca Lake, the tournament raised over $700,000. The tournament format was “Two Man Modified Best Ball” of five-somes with full handicap. Bergman Public Relations produced the Doris Bergman Annual “Gratitude Lounge” featuring an assortment of luxury gifting. Money was raised to help send kids with kidney disease to summer camp.
Celebrity golfers and guests at the May 2017 tournament , included Andy Garcia, Anthony Anderson, Bailey Chase, Aimee Garcie, Anthony ‘Citric’ Campos, Cedric The Entertainer, Chef Travis Strickland, Cheech Marin, Chris Spencer, Constance Marie, Dr. Jason Diamond, Eddie Van Halen, Elizabeth “Lizzy” Small, Jerry Cantrell, Debbe Dunning, Frank Buckley, Jeffrey Osborne, Joe Mantegna, Joe Regalbuto, Johnathan Fernandez, John Brotherton, Jonathan Antin, Jonathan Banks, Jonny Lang, Ken Corday, Kyle Lowder, Lee Trevino, Mark Rolston, Maurico Umansky, Mossimo Giannulli, Norman Nixon, Pat Monahan, Patrika Darbo, Phillip Palmer, Richard Karn, Richard Schiff, Roland Martin, Ryan McPartlin, Salli Richardson-Whitfield, Steven Michael Quezada, Sugar Ray Leonard, Eva La Rue, Tommy Chong, Kelsey Scott and others.
Other sponsors include Ken Corday/Days of Our Lives, The Gilbert & Jacki Cisneros Foundation, UTA, HBO, BET, Alveo Technologies, Endemol Shine Group, A&E Network, Stacey & Larry Kohl, Allen & Anita Kohl, Pack Rat Productions, Sultana Distribution Services, Web-TPA, Axis Capital, Companion Life, Skadden, Coca-Cola, Santo Mezquila, TV Land, The CW, King Taco, City National Bank, PXG, Boulevard Management, 3 Arts Entertainment, OnCore Golf, NEW ERA, Montecristo, Udderly Smooth, Snoop’s Premium Nutrients, American Retail Contractors, Combi Charitable Foundation, DaVita, Buca di Beppo, Planet Hollywood, Earl of Sandwich, Hennessy, Glenmorangie, Ciroc, Tanqueray, LAVA Bloody Mary Mix, Lando Wines, Dunkin’ Donuts, Spa on Location, Nica Travel, Element Lifestyle, ECAR Group, JetSmarter, Curtis & Co. Watches, Hang-O-Matic, Genentech Inc. and MGO Wealth Advisors and Baltaire Restaurant.
The George Lopez Foundation’s mission is to create positive, permanent change for underprivileged children, adults and military families confronting challenges in education and health, as well as increasing community awareness about kidney disease and organ donation.