May 10, 2011
NOTRE DAME, Ind. - Fans of college football and the game of golf who would like to help three great charities and meet University of Notre Dame coaching legends Ara Parseghian and Lou Holtz plus current Irish football coach Brian Kelly are invited to participate in the fifth annual Irish Legends Charity Golf Classic.
This year's event, presented by O'Rourke's Public House (formerly Kildare's) features an "Evening with Legends" on Sunday, June 26, and the "Irish Legends Golf" on Monday, June 27. Proceeds from the event support Ara Parseghian Medical Research Foundation, Lou Holtz Charitable Foundation and Kelly Cares Foundation.
The Sunday event is set for Club Naimoli at Purcell Pavilion on Notre Dame's campus with a reception beginning at 5 p.m. EDT and the program at 6 p.m. ESPN personalities Rece Davis and Mark May host the special evening where fans will have the opportunity to participate in an auction of rare memorabilia and unique experiences. Those interested in only attending the Sunday reception and auction may purchase individual tickets for $200.
Monday's golf outing will be held again at Lost Dunes Golf Club in nearby Bridgman, Mich., and increases to a double-shotgun start this year. The first group tees off at 8:30 a.m. EDT with the second group at 2 p.m. Foursome rates for the golf outing are $5,000 and individual tickets are $1,250. Each foursome has the opportunity to take a photo with Parseghian, Holtz and Kelly plus have a picture taken with a Heisman Trophy. Golfers will receive merchandise valued up to $400, four tickets for Sunday's "Evening with Legends" and free rounds of golf on Notre Dame's Warren Golf Course for Sunday, June 26.
Information about this year's event, hole sponsorship, South Bend hotel accommodations and Lost Dunes Golf Club can be found at www.irishlegendsnd.com.
For more information on the individual charities of Parseghian, Holtz and Kelly, please visit:
Parseghian Medical Research Foundation
Holtz Charitable Foundation
Kelly Cares Foundation