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Golf Tournament - 2018

First Annual Thompson Family Foundation Golf Tournament Announced in San Francisco, CA

Event at TPC Harding Park benefits the Thompson Family Foundation   |   August 14, 2018

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


Contacts:

For Sponsorship Inquiries

Blake Browne

blake.browne@jpse.net

(561) 469-7112 x206

JP Sports + Entertainment, LLC

For General Inquiries

Kayla Vrij

kayla.vrij@jpse.net

(561) 469-7112 x211

JP Sports + Entertainment, LLC

Media Inquiries and RSVP

Sarah Teichner

steichner@teamwass.com

Wasserman

Solid Foundation with Opus Bank

December 17, 2017 – The Thompson Family Foundation kicked off their partnership with Opus Bank by filming the Solid Foundation series. The day was filled with numerous competitive ping pong matches and plenty of behind the scenes laughter!


Holiday Toy Drive - 2017

December 12, 2017 – Julie, Mychel and Klay Thompson surprised the kids at Futures Elementary School with toys to celebrate the holiday season. The Thompson Family had some amazing partners for the toy drive. Jakks Pacific donated 1,000 toys, uShip picked them up in Orange County and drove them all the way to Oakland, and the Good Tidings Foundation helped organize the event. Julie, Mychel and Klay were able to hang out with the kids while they opened and played with their new toys.


Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway

November 14, 2017 – Julie, Mychel and Klay Thompson had the privilege of donating 400 turkeys to the Community of Acorn in West Oakland. Julie and her sons were able to meet members of the community and assist them in packing up boxes of food to give out for the Thanksgiving holiday. Klay’s amazing partner, BODYARMOR, donated 55 cases of their sports drink to include in the boxes.


“Points with Purpose” and Visit to the North Bay

October 20, 2017 – Klay Thompson launched his “Points With Purpose” campaign. During a three game homestand against the Raptors, Wizard and Pistons, Klay donated $1,000 for each point he scored. He also encouraged the public to pledge their own donations. The initiative raised a tremendous amount of money that went directly to the Redwood Credit Union’s North Bay Fire Relief Fund.
 
October 25, 2017 – Mychel Thompson and members of the Thompson Family Foundation staff visited the Redwood Credit Union corporate office in Santa Rosa, CA. There, they met with the credit union’s CEO, Brett Martinez, as well as members of the RCU staff who are directly working on the North Bay Fire Relief Fund. They spoke with fire victims and first responders, and visited some of the affected areas such as Cardinal Newman High School. Mychel and his colleagues had the opportunity to meet student athletes from Cardinal Newman and many of the volunteers at the Redwood Empire Food Bank.


Holiday Toy Drive - 2016

December 20, 2016 – Klay Thompson partnered with Jakks Pacific to donate toys to a group of deserving kids in Oakland.


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