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Limited spots remain for Celebrity Golf Tournament
07/08/2008 2:48 PM ET
KANSAS CITY -- A limited number of spots remain for the Kansas City Royals Celebrity Golf Tournament set for Thursday, Aug. 7. The Royals Charities event, which will be held at The National Golf Club of Kansas City in Parkville, Mo., will match current Royals players and alumni with participants in an 18-hole golf tournament. All proceeds will benefit the Special Olympics of Greater Kansas City Metro.

The Kansas City Royals Celebrity Golf Tournament will feature a 7:30 a.m. registration, breakfast, silent auction and driving range accessibility followed by a 9 a.m. shotgun start. KC Masterpiece and Baja 600 will serve lunch on the course for participants. Following the golf tournament, Royals Charities will host a reception with heavy hors d'oeuvres and drinks, an awards program and a silent auction.

All golf packages include:
  • Celebrity golfer
  • Green fees and cart
  • Breakfast, lunch and cocktail reception after golf
  • Royals gift item
Tickets are available in foursomes for $1,500 or single golfers for $400. Participants not playing golf may purchase a ticket to "Ride with a Royal" for the day for $1,000. To reserve a spot for the Kansas City Royals Celebrity Golf Tournament, register online at or by calling (816) 504-4149.

Sponsorship opportunities are also available. Sponsoring companies will receive prominent exposure to tournament participants as well as Royals players and alumni. For more information on sponsorship opportunities, fans may call (816) 504-4149.

Special Olympics Kansas City Metro is a joint effort of the Missouri and Kansas chapters of Special Olympics. Combined, the two chapters serve more than 3,200 athletes in a 10-county region, providing year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. The organization gives these athletes continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, fellow Special Olympics athletes and the community.

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