Getzlaf Golf Shootout Benefiting CureDuchenne
Date/TimeDate(s) - 09/09/2017
LocationMonarch Beach Golf Links
50 Monarch Beach
Dana Point, CA
Anaheim Ducks Captain Ryan Getzlaf Rolls Out the Red Carpet
for the 7th Annual Getzlaf Golf Shootout and MVP Party benefiting CureDuchenne
You’re invited to join Ryan Getzlaf and his teammates on the red carpet for the 7th Annual Getzlaf Golf Shootout MVP Party on Friday, September 8 at 5:30 p.m. Proceeds of the event will benefit CureDuchenne, a Newport Beach nonprofit dedicated to saving the lives of children with Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
The MVP Party will kick off the Shootout festivities at Time Nightclub in Costa Mesa. Emceed by Ducks Announcer Brian Hayward and hosted by Getzlaf and his wife, Paige, the Getzlaf Golf Shootout, presented by Active PDF, is a high-energy charity event that brings together athletes, celebrities and community leaders teaming up in support of CureDuchenne. Walk the red carpet and meet and mingle with your favorite Anaheim Ducks players and bid vigorously on auction lots including a Rolex from Bob’s Watches, a Costa Rica Surf Excursion, Private Golf Day with Ryan Getzlaf and more. Dinner and hosted bar are included with entry. Guests must be 21 or over. Special rates are available for Ducks Season Ticket Holders and members of the Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce.
The Shootout’s SOLD OUT golf event will be held Saturday, September 9 at Monarch Beach Golf Links in Dana Point, with registration starting at 9:00 a.m. Current and former Anaheim Ducks teammates, coaches and other celebrities will join in the fun as 5th players that will accompany each foursome to help raise additional funds to save the lives of children with Duchenne.
Past celebrity participants include Corey Perry, Teemu Selanne, Ryan Kesler, Andrew Cogliano, John Gibson, Chuck Finley, Cam Fowler, Sami Vatanen, Frederik Andersen, Scott Neidermayer, Clayton Stoner and TV’s Brian Van Holt.
“The annual shootout reminds me how important it is to fight for what you believe in beyond the ice,” said Ryan Getzlaf. “It overwhelms me the amount of support we receive each year. Every registration, donation and sponsorship makes a difference in saving the lives of children with Duchenne, and I couldn’t be more thankful to be a part of it. Together we can all help find a cure.”
At the tournament, golfers can participate in hole-in-one challenges for exotic cars provided by CNC Motors, massages by Hit the Spot Massage, Anaheim Ducks Power Players with t-shirt launchers, a hand rolled cigar station, giveaways from Violent Gentlemen Hockey Club and TravisMathew. Fantastic local restaurants and brands will be offering their specialties throughout the course, including the Cannery, The Butchery, Hangar 24 Brewery, Tilted Kilt, Desmadre Tequila, Polski Sausage and the TK Burger truck.
Sponsors for this year’s shootout include Active PDF, Air Control Systems, Ayres Hotels, Carlile Coatsworth Architects, CNC Motors Inc., Fullmer Construction, FR Construction, G&M Oil, Independent Capital Management, Lally Medical Group, Spinnaker Development, Sterling Carpet & Flooring, The Ryan Grant Team of Benchmark Mortgage, The Sports Corporation, Viking Environmental Group, Violent Gentleman Hockey Club and WHGC.
CureDuchenne is a nonprofit that raises awareness and funds research to find a cure for Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
Duchenne is a devastating fatal muscle disease that impacts one in every 3,500 boys. Duchenne patients are usually diagnosed at age 5, lose their ability to walk by 12 and most don’t survive their mid-20s. Currently there is no cure for Duchenne. Proceeds of the event will fund impactful research to find a cure for Duchenne.
CureDuchenne is the leading nonprofit focused on funding research to find a cure for Duchenne muscular dystrophy, a disease that affects more than 300,000 boys worldwide. CureDuchenne’s mission is to extend and improve the lives of those affected by Duchenne. With support from CureDuchenne, nine research projects have advanced to human clinical trials. CureDuchenne provides the Duchenne community with resources on the best standard of care through its CureDuchenne Cares program. For more information, please visit CureDuchenne.org and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.