Presented by Discoveries of Hope benefiting Autism Speaks
Our 2013 Annual Autism Speaks Golf Classic Celebrity Match-Up will be held at our sponsoring hotel The Montage Beverly Hills. The Montage offers the best of both worlds. Sophisticated, inviting and reflective of its glamorous Beverly Hills setting, this urban oasis is set in the midst of a vibrant city. This Invitational only Celebrity and Player match up Sponsors VIP Cocktail Reception (consisting of seasoned Executives, Venture Capitalist, Financiers, Sponsors and Entrepreneurs) has come together for one reason to show their philanthropic support for Autism.
The excitement surrounding the Autism Speaks Annual Golf Classic will reach a feverish pitch as the competitive spirit of golfers rises to secure their celebrity match ups. Celebrities and players will enjoy cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and photo-ops. The evening will be an early one though so celebrities and players both can be ready for a fresh shotgun start in the morning at the magnificent Mountain Gate Country Club in Bel Air.
Celebrities, Golfers, Sponsors and Professionals alike will be hitting the greens at the Mountain Gate Country Club located in Bel Air, California for a challenging straight-scramble round of golf. Players will enjoy an exciting, fun-filled day golfing with friends old and new acquaintances, including on-course competitions, premium cigars, sponsored holes, cocktails and unparalleled hole-in-one prizes at one of LA’s most exclusive Country Clubs. Prior to golfers’ shotgun start a continental breakfast will be served at registration, followed by an at-the-turn Mountain Gate Blue Smoke BBQ lunch. On-course team pictures will be taken throughout the day as well as professionally captured on HDV.
Following the match, golfers are invited to a step and repeat celebrity photo session, and cocktail reception featuring an open bar and silent auction. As the reception winds down, the evening will lend way to delighted golfers and their invited guests with an elegant sensational epicurean dinner catered by Celebrity Guest Chef (TBD). To crown the day’s activities, legendary course architect and strategist, Thomas J. Fazio will give his views on golf, followed by award presentations and celebrity guest performances.
Proceeds from the Annual Autism Speaks Golf Classic will benefit AutismSpeaks Awareness program. Autism Speaks has grown into the nation’s largest autism science and advocacy organization, dedicated to funding research into the causes, prevention, treatments and a cure for autism; increasing awareness of autism spectrum disorders; and advocating for the needs of individuals with autism and their families.