It’s official – Hall of Fame Basketball forward Julius ‘Dr. J’ Erving, will host the 2nd annual Julius Erving Golf Classic Sept. 10-12 at the ACE Club, the most exclusive Corporate Golf Club, in Lafayette Hill, PA. The event will welcome celebrities, golfers and fellow legends and athletes for a one-of-a-kind weekend of lifestyle, sports and entertainment.
The Julius Erving Golf Classic will kick-off on September 10, at 10 a.m., with the Erving Youth Basketball Clinic in partnership with the Salvation Army of Greater Philadelphia, an organization dedicated to providing humanitarian aid to those in need. During the clinic, Erving will be joined by his daughter, Jazmin Erving, Founder and Executive Director of GRAB A BALL & PLAY Foundation an organization that makes donations of new athletic balls to underserved youth. The clinic will be followed by a special Erving Media Day at 2:30 p.m., where Erving along with fellow NBA Legends and notable Philadelphia personalities will discuss the betterment of sports, local initiatives and community development within Philadelphia.
The following day, September 11, The ACE Club will host guests for the Elite Partner Practice Rounds followed by the Erving “Black Tie” Ball with special guests and musical performances. At 7:30 p.m. The Julius Erving Golf Classic will welcome celebrities, sponsors and guests to a Red Carpet Pairings Party. Event Co-Hosts ESPN SportsCenter Anchor, Jay Harris and Professional Golfer and Fashion Designer, Seema Sadekar will introduce celebrity guests and Erving himself. On the final day of September 12, all golfing guests will head to the ACE Club to tee-it-up in the Official Julius Erving Golf Classic Tournament. Meanwhile, the ladies will enjoy a Ladies Wine, Cheese and Chocolate Experience with Dorys Erving.
Invited celebrity guests include: Broadcaster Ahmad Rashad, Former NBA stars Alonzo Mourning, Bill Russell, Rick Berry, Jalen Rose and Gerald Henderson, Musicians Philip Bailey, Smokey Robinson, Eddie Levert, Jeffrey Osborne, and actors Alan Thicke, George Lopez, Vivica A. Fox, Chris Tucker, Anthony Anderson and Cedric The Entertainer.