San Francisco, CA – Stephen Curry, Marshawn Lynch, JaVale McGee, & Ryan Sheckler Among Top Stars to Attend the Inaugural Thompson Family Foundation Celebrity Golf Tournament in San Francisco, CA. Electronic Music Artist GRYFFIN and Charismatic Singer-Songwriter Kelley James to Perform at the Thompson Family Foundation Celebrity Golf Tournament.
Dozens of top names in sports and entertainment, including Stephen Curry, Marshawn Lynch, JaVale McGee, and Ryan Sheckler will join four-time NBA All-Star, 3-time NBA Champion, and current Golden State Warriors Shooting Guard, Klay Thompson, along with his family as they launch their inaugural foundation event August 18-19 in San Francisco, CA. The Thompson Family Foundation Golf Tournament and Reception is presented by Anta, a leading sports footwear brand for quality athlete gear. Other major sponsors include: Opus Bank, the Official Bank of Klay Thompson and the Thompson Family Foundation, ATR International, host of the Celebrity-Amateur Golf Tournament, as well as Build Group, Discovery Land Company, and Wasserman Foundation.
The Welcome Reception, hosted at the Americano Restaurant & Bar, located inside the luxurious Hotel Vitale, will kick off the star-studded two-day event on Saturday, August 18th at 7:00pm with a Red-Carpet entrance. The evening will feature silent and live auctions offering amazingly curated selections and one- of-a kind experiences, interactive games and a dynamic live performance by multi-instrumentalist producer/DJ, GRYFFIN, whose hits have reached the top of the viral Spotify charts.
The Celebrity-Amateur Golf Tournament, hosted by ATR International, will begin at 11:00am on Sunday, August 19th at TPC Harding Park, site of the 2009 Presidents Cup and future host of the 2020 PGA Championship. Teams comprised of three amateurs paired with one celebrity will compete in an 18-Hole, One Best Ball Shamble, proceeded by a Cocktail Reception & Closing Awards. Live on-course entertainment will be performed by charismatic, singer-songwriter, Kelley James, whose music is a mash- up of rock, pop, and beachside vibes. Kelley creatively combines acoustic guitar with clever lyrics and freestyle vocal riffs that instantly converts all attendees of his live shows into loyal fans.
Since its launch in 2017, the Thompson Family Foundation has helped to make an impact within youth organizations in the communities of Oakland, Southern California, and Nassau, Bahamas.
“My brothers and I have been raised by our parents to give back and we are grateful to have the opportunity to make an impact on the communities that have given so much to us. We are excited for a fun weekend ahead and extremely thankful to those who have contributed to this event.” – Klay Thompson