BigNews.Biz - Jul 12,2011 - Mel Lifshitz joined the Sixth Annual Derek Jeter Celebrity Golf Classic held at Saddlebrook Resort in Tampa, Florida to help raise funds for the Turn 2 Foundation.
The golf tournament which was attended by Hollywood stars culminated with the main event, the Celebrity Golf Classic. Twenty-five foursomes and more than 30 celebrities participated in the Golf Classic on the Palmer Golf Course at Saddlebrook Resort. Derek was stationed at a 3 hole and greeted each foursome at his hole, teeing off with each group.
In spite of the troubling economic times, the Turn 2 Foundation raised more than $800,000 to help further the Foundation's mission of promoting healthy lifestyles amongst today's youth in New York, West Michigan, and Tampa, Florida.
The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino was the event’s main host. Celebrity guests, supporters, and sponsors enjoyed a welcome reception and live performance by The O'Jays during their three days stay in the hotel.
James Blake, Kelly Kelly, Erica Blasberg, Jacob Brumfield, Harry Carson, Paula Creamer, Richard Dent, Trent Edwards, Carl Everett, Dwight Freeney, Andres Galarraga, Ron Gant, Natalie Gulbis, Chipper Jones, Michael Jordan, Brittany Lincicome, Tino Martinez, Fred McGriff, are among the many celebrity guests who attended the 3-day charity event.