“Sterling Win” at 2012 Ahmad Rashad Celebrity Team Championship

2012-07-30

NFL Great Sterling Sharpe and Golf Channel Reporter Win McMurry Capture Title
Battling a competitive celebrity field of 30 stars of sports and entertainment NFL great Sterling Sharpe and Golf Channel  Win McMurry captured the 2012 Ahmad Rashad Celebrity Team Championship at Mohegan Sun Country Club at Pautipaugh, Baltic, Conn.
“The Ahmad Rashad Celebrity Team Championship was in every aspect a ‘Sterling Win’,” said NFL All-Pro, Emmy Award-winning sportscaster, NFL great and College Football Hall of Famer Ahmad Rashad, the event host.
“More than four thousand fans both on the course and at Mohegan Sun enjoyed the three-day event, raising funds for The REACH Foundation and The First Tee of Connecticut,” said Jay Sloves and Tom Landers,  Event Co-Directors.
Sharpe and McMurry edged out the teams of football Hall of Famer Marcus Allen/ former MLB star Scott Sanderson and former NBA star Herb Williams/former NHL star Greg Stefan with an even par 108  in the 27-hole Celebrity Team Championship.
Baseball Hall of Famer and New York Yankees legend  Richard “Goose” Gossage said: “This is one of the best celebrity events around.”  Great event and looking forward to next year.”
The final Ahmad Rashad Celebrity Team Championship field included—Football Hall of Famer Marcus Allen, baseball Hall of Famer Rich “Goose” Gossage, World Series Champion David Justice, former MLB stars Rick Cerone, Mickey Tettleton, Scott Sanderson and Doug Flynn, NFL legend Sterling Sharpe, NBA Champions Ron Harper, Bruce Bowen and Scott Burrell, NHL star Marty Turco, NBA legend Herb Williams, NHL legends Darren Veitch and Greg Stefan, former NFL star Harold Green, actors Alfonso Riberio, Kevin Sorbo, Flex Alexander and Richard Jenkins, LPGA stars Meredith Duncan and Anna Grzebien, Pro golfer and model Anna Rawson, Golf Channel Anchor Win McMurry, ESPN anchors Sean McDonough, Max Bretos, and Jay Harris and World Driving Champion Sean Fister.
“It’s all about building a first-class, all-star event that works for the players, charities and the fans in New England,” said Rashad
Since its inception, the Ahmad Rashad Celebrity Classic has raised more than $500,000 for charity. This year, proceeds from the event will benefit The REACH Foundation as well as The First Tee of Connecticut.
The Ahmad Rashad Celebrity Classic also featured The REACH Foundation Charity Concert 70’s Soul Jam with the legendary chart-topping bands The Stylistics, The Delfonics, The Main Ingredient featuring Cuba Gooding Sr, The Chi Lites, Harold Melvin’s Blue Notes, The Dramatics and The Manhattans.
About The Reach Foundation:
The REACH Foundation is a 501.c.3 corporation created by Mark and Wendy Wilson in 2000 to help children physically, financially, and socially in need. Originally established to provide college and vocational scholarships and continuing education grants, the Foundation also supports programs that encourage social and civic responsibility both in and out of the classroom.

About Mohegan Sun:
Mohegan Sun, owned by the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, is one of the largest, most spectacular entertainment, gaming, dining and shopping destinations in the United States. Situated on 185 acres along the Thames River in scenic southeastern Connecticut, Mohegan Sun is home to three unique casinos, a 34-story, 1,200 room luxury hotel, a world-class spa and golf course, over 75 shops, restaurants and bars as well as three award-winning entertainment venues including a 10,000-seat Arena. Mohegan Sun is within easy access of New York, Boston, Hartford and Providence and located 15 minutes from the museums, antique shops and waterfront of Mystic Country. More information is available by calling 1.888.226.7711 or visiting mohegansun.com. Connect with us on facebook.com/mohegansun, follow us on twitter.com/mohegansun and view us on youtube.com/mohegansunvideos.

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Cody Chapman

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