Celebs and Sports Royalty to Golf at 2013 Michael Jordan Celebrity Invitational In Vegas

The 12th Annual Michael Jordan Celebrity Invitational (MJCI) returns to Las Vegas April 4 – 7 featuring celebrity favorites plus first-time attendees including Olympic Champion Michael Phelps, Pro Football Hall of Famers Jerry Rice and Jonathan Ogden, comedian Rob Riggle PGA Golfer Dustin Johnson, country star Jake Owen, actor James Denton, NFL Quarterback Josh Freeman and actor/comedians Kevin Nealon and Wayne Brady *.

jordan-va vibeThe new participants will join MJCI standout veterans including host Michael Jordan, Marcus AllenAnthony Anderson,Brian BaumgartnerRoger Clemens, Wayne GretzkyKen Griffey Jr.Penny HardawayBrett HullToni Kukoc, Mario Lemieux , Greg MadduxTom WellingJesse Williams and Adrian Young as they swing for a cause.

In its third year in Las Vegas, MJCI will gather dozens of celebrities for four days of star-studded events and golf at Shadow Creek and ARIA. Additional celebrity and athlete participants include defending champion Brandi ChastainJerome BettisChris Chelios, Vince Coleman, Janet Jones-GretzkyDan JansenWin McMurry, Christina Milian *, Paul O’Neill, Stuart Scott , Ozzie Smith , Alan Thicke and Winky Wright.
*Non-Golfer

The Celebrity-Amateur tournament, which pairs one celebrity with four amateur participants, will take place Thursday, April 4 and Friday, April 5. The MJCI two-person, 36-hole scramble format tournament, including only competing celebrities, will take place Saturday, April 6 and Sunday, April 7.

Proceeds from the charitable tournament will benefit Make-A-WishJames R. Jordan FoundationOpportunity Village and Cats Care, the NBA’s Charlotte Bobcats’ charity arm. Since its inception in 2001, MJCI has raised more than $6 million for charity.

Tickets are available at all 10 MGM Resorts’ box offices and concierge desks in Las Vegas, and online at www.arialasvegas.comwww.MJCIgolf.com and www.shadowcreek.com.

Discounted tickets are available for military service members, senior citizens 65 years of age or older and college/university students with valid identification. Each group will receive 25 percent off daily or weekly general admission tickets. Additionally, the tournament offers a “Bring the Kids for Free” general admission ticket pass, providing access to Shadow Creek for youth 17 years of age and younger when accompanied by a general admission ticketed adult (up to two children per paid adult).
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Don Cheadle [Photo via Giant Mag]
Don Cheadle [Photo via Giant Mag]
Jesse James [Photo via Glamour]
Jesse James [Photo via Glamour]
Christina Milian [Photo via Inflexwetrust]
Christina Milian [Photo via Inflexwetrust]

Latoya Henry is the publisher and founder of Haute Giving: The Sexy Side of Philanthropy.
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