Wednesday, May 30, 2012

ATTN: #BayArea #Golfers! Sports Celebs to Tee Off on #LungCancer at #Millbrae #CA Event

Originally published on the Millbrae Patch by Gideon Rubin - May 30th, 2012

Proceeds from the Seventh Annual Lung Cancer: Drive It off the Earth Golf Tournament, will benefit the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation. The event will be held on June 11 at Green Hills Country Club.

Two NFL players and an award winning Bay Area sports anchor will be among the special guests who will appear at a charity golf tournament in Millbrae next month.

Wide receiver Hank Baskett, linebacker Chris Draft and KGO-TV's Mike Shuman will participate in the Seventh Annual Lung Cancer: Drive It off the Earth Golf Tournament on June 11 at Green Hills Country Club.

Baskett has played for three teams in a six-year NFL career that includes an appearance in the 2010 Super Bowl with the Indianapolis Colts.

Baskett co-stars in the reality show "Kendra" with his supermodel wife, Kendra Wilkinson.

Draft played for Stanford and has been on seven teams in a 13-year NFL career including a stint with the 49ers in 1999.

Shumann, himself a former NFL player whose six-year career included two stints with the 49ers, has become a Bay Area radio and television broadcasting fixture whose distinguished career includes winning an Emmy for anchoring KGO-TV.

The event will also feature "Hooked on Golf" radio program creator Mitch Juricich.

Proceeds from the event will benefit the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation.

For more information contaact:  golf@lungcancerfoundation.org.