ESPY week kicked off with The Glenlivet Celebrity Golf Classic at Braemar Golf and Country Club in Tarzana, CA on July 16. The Golf Classic celebrates the essence of the sport year after year merging the fun, competitive element of golf with food, drinks, live music, and more. Following a cross-country move from the Hamptons NY, this long celebrated event marked its inaugural year in Los Angeles.
Upon arrival guests including Kinya Claiborne, Matt Barnes, Kendra Wilkinson, James Kennedy and Anthony Anderson were treated to signature cocktails from The Glenlivet along with an exclusive Malbon Golf commemorative hat before heading out on to the course they where guided by GolfBuddy rangefinders, fun surprises along the course, and enjoy refreshments from ROAR Organic, High Brew Coffee, Justin’s Organic Peanut Butter Snacks and more.
Following the tournament attendees enjoyed a reception featuring an awards presentation and customized Glenlivet bottles. The event raised much-needed funds and awareness for Athletes Vs. Cancer founded by NBA star Matt Barnes whose mission is to provide resources for families and survivors affected by this deadly disease, especially helping with college scholarships to the children of those affected.
By Kinya Claiborne, STYLE & SOCIETY
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