Beyond The Benches

Gone Gilmore: Celebrity Championship

The film Happy Gilmore brought two opposite sports together that no one saw coming, but it turns out they actually do belong together! Hockey organizations have been putting on golf tournaments for years, and here at Gone Gilmore it is all the best hockey related golf tournaments any lover of Happy Gilmore would need to check out! All of the tournaments featured are either sponsored by hockey related companies or feature hockey players hitting the links.

This week’s feature tournament is hosted Marshall Faulk for the 16th anniversary of the Celebrity Championship (@celebritychamp). This tournament is going to be held from May 15-18 in the Omni La Costa Resort and Spa in Carlsbad, California. This is not just about NHL stars for spectators who want to attend as also featured in the event are over 50  celebrities including Olympians, NFL and movie stars. 

One event every spectator will want to participate in is the Putt for Cash Contest where all the public has the chance to help out the Junior Seau and Marshall Faulk Foundation at this event. All you need is a two dollar donation and putting for a shot at $5,000!


Here is a video of just a few of the highlighted events from last year’s Celebrity Championship:


Have a golf tournament you would like us to feature? Send us an email or tweet @beyondbenches!


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