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Copperhead 09-10-2009 07:41 PM

1st Annual CP3 Celebrity Golf Classic
Hornets Press Release:

NEW ORLEANS - The 1st Annual CP3 Celebrity Golf Classic at the TPC Louisiana (11001 Lapalco Boulevard, Avondale, LA) will take place on Tuesday, September 15th starting at 11 a.m. The tournament is presented by Fore!Kids Foundation and proceeds will benefit local children’s charities.

“I am so excited to be able to start this golf classic in New Orleans and help give back to local children’s charities,” said Hornets All-Star point guard Chris Paul. “I am blessed to have my family and friends offer their support for this cause and I look forward to a great day of golf.”

Participants will have a chance to bid on playing with their favorite celebrity. Celebrities include golf legend Lee Elder, Golf Channel commentator Mike Collins, former NBA player Steve Smith, Basketball Hall of Famer George “The Iceman” Gervin, Denver Nuggets guard J.R. Smith, San Antonio Spurs guard Roger Mason, Jr., Los Angeles Clippers guard Rasual Butler, Miami Heat All-Star Dwyane Wade, Golden State Warriors rookie Stephen Curry, journalist Stephen A. Smith, former Grey’s Anatomy star Isaiah Washington, comedian Alex Thomas, TNT analyst and former NBA player Kenny Smith, Entourage star Jerry Ferrara, Basketball Hall of Famer Moses Malone, New Orleans Saints running back Reggie Bush, New Orleans Saints safety Darren Sharper, former NFL player Jamie Sharper and former New Orleans Saint Michael Lewis. Several current New Orleans Hornets coaches and players will be on hand, as well.

Paul will address the attendees at 10:45 a.m. with golf teeing off at 11 a.m. Following the Classic, a reception will be held in the TPC Clubhouse where food will be provided by Copeland’s and drinks by Republic Beverage. The draw party where participants will have a chance to bid to play with their favorite celebrity will take place Monday night, September 14th at Harrah’s Theatre.

He's also gathering care packages for the troops overseas during his CP3 Winston-Salem Weekend.

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