Boeing Classic has events for everyone
August 17, 2011
The Boeing Classic includes a week of golf events.
Many offer amateur golfers a chance to play a round with sports stars. Money from events goes to benefit charities, including medical research at Virginia Mason Institute in Seattle.
Seahawks Rumble on the Ridge, Aug. 22
Amateur golfers can play a round with celebrities from the sports world. This year’s celebrities range from Seattle Seahawks play-by-play ann-ouncer Kevin Calabro to pro-football Hall of Famer Steve Largent to Sounders FC Head Coach Sigi Schmid.
Boeing Classic Youth Clinic, Aug. 23
This is a unique opportunity for young golfers to listen to tips from Champions Tour player Jerry Pate. The event is open to the public, and it is free. It is open to anyone 18 and younger. Golf clubs are not needed.
Call Kimberly Aigner at 206-381-7813 or email Kimberly@BoeingClassic.com.
Korean Air Pro-Am,
Amateur golfers can team up with golf stars in a two-day Pro-Am with Champions Tour pros, including Fred Couples, Bernhard Langer, Nick Price and others. But it isn’t cheap. A single spot for one day costs $2,000.
Kids Day, Aug. 26
All children 14 and younger get in for free as long as they are accompanied by an adult. Activities for children, including a youth putting contest, will be offered from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Military Appreciation Day, Aug. 28
The Boeing Classic is showing its gratitude to active and retired members of the U.S. Armed Forces by offering free admission, free parking and a special event tent at the 18th green for them and their dependents.
Bring a valid military identification.