NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#CureDuchenne–Hitting a hole in one will feel twice as nice at the 7th
Golf Shootout, hosted by Anaheim
Ducks Captain Ryan
Getzlaf, because all funds raised will benefit CureDuchenne
and their mission to find a cure for Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
This year’s event will be held Saturday, September 9, at Monarch Beach
Golf Links in Dana Point, Calif., with registration starting at 9:00
a.m. An exclusive MVP Party will kick off the festivities on Friday,
September 8, at Time Nightclub in Costa Mesa at 5:30 p.m. Emceed by
Ducks Announcer Brian Hayward and hosted by Getzlaf and his wife, Paige,
the Getzlaf Golf Shootout, presented by Active PDF, is a charity event
that brings together athletes, celebrities and community leaders teaming
up in support of CureDuchenne. Meet and mingle with Anaheim Ducks
players and other celebrities during the MVP party while bidding on live
and silent auction packages.
“The annual shootout reminds me how important it is to fight for what
you believe in beyond the ice,” said Ryan Getzlaf. “It overwhelms me the
amount of support we receive each year. Every registration, donation and
sponsorship makes a difference in saving the lives of children with
Duchenne, and I couldn’t be more thankful to be a part of it. Together
we can all help find a cure.”
Current and former Anaheim Ducks teammates, coaches and other
celebrities will join in the fun as 5th players that will
accompany each foursome to help raise additional funds to save the lives
of children with Duchenne. Past celebrity participants include Corey
Perry, Teemu Selanne, Ryan Kesler, Andrew Cogliano, Chuck Finley, Sami
Vatanen, Garrett Anderson, Frederik Andersen, Shawn Horcoff, Kent
Huskins, Bruce Boudreau, Scott Neidermayer, Clayton Stoner and TV’s
Brian Van Holt.
The Getzlaf Golf Shootout incorporates fun for everyone. Individuals can
participate in a million-dollar hole-in-one, three additional
hole-in-one opportunities with luxury automobiles provided by CNC
Motors, massage therapists, Jumbo Jenga, Anaheim Ducks Power Players
with t-shirt launchers, giveaways by Wavy Clothing and Violent
Gentlemen. Food and beverages will be available throughout the course,
including Tilted Kilt, Des Madres Tequila, Bloody Mary Bar, and TK
Burger food truck.
Sponsors for this year’s shootout include Active PDF, Ayres Hotels,
Carlile Coatsworth Architects Incorporated, CNC Motors Inc., Fullmer
Construction, FR Construction, G&M, Independent Capital Management,
Inc., The Ryan Grant Team of Benchmark Mortgage, The Sports Corporation,
Trust and Tradition Hockey Club, Violent Gentleman Hockey Club and WHGC.
Lunch will be provided by TK Burger.
CureDuchenne is a nonprofit that raises awareness and funds research to
find a cure for Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
Duchenne is a fatal muscle disease that impacts one in every 3,500 boys.
Duchenne patients are usually diagnosed at age 5, lose their ability to
walk by 12 and most don’t survive their mid-20s. Currently there is no
cure for Duchenne. Proceeds of the event will fund impactful research to
find a cure for Duchenne.
CureDuchenne is the leading nonprofit focused on funding research to
find a cure for Duchenne muscular dystrophy, a disease that affects more
than 300,000 boys worldwide. CureDuchenne’s mission is to extend and
improve the lives of those affected by Duchenne. With support from
CureDuchenne, nine research projects have advanced to human clinical
trials. CureDuchenne provides the Duchenne community with resources on
the best standard of care through its CureDuchenne Cares program. For
more information, please visit CureDuchenne.org
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