July 27, 2009 - Oshkosh, Wisconsin - This
Friday, July 31, the second annual Young Eagles Celebrity Golf Classic
will be held at The Golf Courses of Lawsonia, located in Green Lake,
Wisconsin (about 30 miles southwest of Oshkosh). The outing is a unique
opportunity to bring golf and aviation enthusiasts together in support of
the EAA Young Eagles program and other youth initiatives. Participants can
take part in special events at identified holes and golf with some of
aviation and golf’s most notable celebrities.
Celebrities joining the outing include:
director, screenwriter, producer, and aviation enthusiast Wil Shriner; PGA
Tour golf pro Mike McCullough; aerobatics legends Sean Tucker and Mike
Goulian; full-time air show pilot and part-time F-16 pilot Ed Hamill;
aviation and skiing legend Moose Barrows; country music artist, record
producer, and pilot Aaron Tippin; aviation innovator Vern Raburn; and
Sharon Poberezny with Tom Poberezny at the controls of the cart!
Prizes include the private use of golf carts
during AirVenture, special aviation experiences, and an extraordinary
hole-in-one prize—a new Remos aircraft. All participants will receive
continental breakfast and a box lunch, a hole-in-one challenge package,
and transportation to and from Lawsonia.
There will be a reception and awards ceremony
at Lawsonia following the tournament, and all participants are welcome to
the President’s BBQ Barbecue Dinner on EAA AirVenture Oshkosh grounds
would like to participate, stop by the EAA Welcome Center by Thursday to
sign up. You can also find out more at www.AirvVenture.org/golfclassic/.