2013 Celebrity Championship hosted by
Marshall Faulk a Huge Success
FINAL RESULTS - 2013 CELEBRITY CHAMPIONSHIP HOSTED BY MARSHALL
The 15th Annual Celebrity Championship hosted by Marshall Faulk
had yet another successful year. The three-day event, which was held May 17-19,
took place at the beautiful Omni La Costa Resort and Spa in Carlsbad, CA.
Former Major League Baseball pitcher and current ESPN analyst Mark Mulder
posted a final-round 71 for an overall finish of 1-over-par 145 to claim the
crown at the 15th annual Celebrity Championship. Mulder, a two-time
MLB All-Star, finished the tournament in style with a birdie on the
18th hole Sunday afternoon to win by 3 shots over the tournament
runner-up, former NHL player Bernie Nicholls. Tournament Host Marshall Faulk
carded an 80 Sunday but still managed to finish in the Top 10, and NFL Hall of
Famer Jerry Rice shot a two-over 74 Sunday to move into a tie for sixth
Other highlights from the 2013 Celebrity Championship hosted by
- $125,000 Raised for Junior Seau Foundation and Marshall Faulk
- Attendance by over 50 celebrities from the NFL, NHL, NBA, and MLB as
well as Olympians and stars from television and motion pictures
including: Marshall Faulk, Jerry Rice, Ray Romano, Marcus Allen, Goose
Gossage, Bruce Jenner, Rollie Fingers, Jermaine Dye, Mike Eruzione,
Terrell Davis, Brian Baumgartner and many more.
- Thousands of spectators, sports enthusiasts and fans from
throughout the country came out over the three-day championship to
support the event and to see celebrity golf at its finest.
- Ralphs/Gatorade’s kids clinic Friday afternoon, which gave fifty
(50) lucky children the opportunity to learn the golf fundamentals of
putting, driving, and chipping from celebrities and La Costa PGA
- An autograph booth with participating celebrities following Saturday
& Sunday’s rounds.
- Putt for Cash: Spectator David Carrillo narrowly missed a seventy-five
foot putt on the 18th green at the conclusion of the tournament Sunday
afternoon. The putt would have won him $5,000, but even with the miss he
took home a brand new Odyssey putter.
- The 8th annual Military Appreciation Day presented by Union
Bank honored the brave men and women serving courageously in the Armed
Services on Sunday, May 19th. Children in attendance
received free popcorn, snow cones, and the opportunity to play in
inflatable bounce houses compliments of L.B.Jumpers. Attendees also
received free lunch compliments of Carl’s Jr. and participated in a
putting contest for both children and adults, with prizes including
Callaway golf gear and tickets to Legoland.
Dates set for 2014 Celebrity Championship hosted by Marshall
The Celebrity Championship hosted by Marshall Faulk will return for its
sixteenth anniversary May 16 - 18, 2014 to Omni La Costa Resort and Spa.
The tournament will once again bring together over 50 of the best celebrity
golfers in the world.
The tournament is a unique event for families, friends and business- to-
business networking. The 2014 Celebrity Championship hosted by Marshall
Faulk includes of a two-day Celebrity-Amateur tournament (May 17-18) nightly
parties, and a 36-hole, celebrity-only competition (May 18-19). The
general public is welcome to attend all three days of the tournament.
Since its inception in 1999, the tournament has raised more than $1.2
million on behalf of numerous San Diego based charities. 2014 charitable
proceeds will benefit the Marshall Faulk Foundation and the Junior Seau
Don’t miss this rare opportunity to see your favorite professional athletes,
actors and entertainers together on the same field.