Rapper Kanye West to Play at Terrell Buckley Celebrity Golf Weekend in Jamaica
The Grammy Award-winning rap artist and producer, along with other black celebrities and white celebrities from sports and entertainment, will join T-Buck for a celebrity golf tournament and fund-raiser at the Ritz Carlton Jamaica in April. Other celebrities who have confirmed include basketball legend Michael Jordan, former New York Giants’ linebacker Lawrence Taylor and actress Angela Bassett.
New York, N.Y. (PRWEB) April 1, 2005 – Grammy award-winning rap artist Kanye
West has accepted an invitation to play golf with a host of sports and
entertainment celebrities and their fans at the Terrell Buckley Celebrity Golf Weekend
in Jamaica April 15-17.
Luminaries ranging from basketball legend Michael Jordan to actors Angela Bassett and Robert Townsend to entertainer Tanika Ray have also accepted T Buck’s invitation to join numerous celebrities in a grand golf weekend with up to 100 non-celebrities at the Ritz-Carlton in Montego Bay.
West won Grammy Awards for best rap album, best R&B song and best rap song at the 47th annual Grammy Awards earlier this year for his double-platinum, Grammy-winning debut, “The College Dropout.”
West is reportedly working on a new album called “Late Registration” and is expected to soon release one more single and video, "Spaceship," from “the College Dropout.”
T-Buck, who played football for the New England Patriots in the 2002 Super Bowl and for the New York Jets last season, has invited a host of athletes and entertainers to the celebrity golf weekend in Jamaica.
The celebrities will join T-Buck, a Florida State University Hall of Famer, for mixing, mingling and golfing with fans while benefiting Jamaica’s youth.
The Terrell Buckley Celebrity Golf Weekend at the famed Ritz-Carlton Golf and Spa Resort will raise funds for the Mustard Seed Communities, a non-profit organization caring for babies and children with disabilities.
Other celebrities who have confirmed their attendance include actors Vivica Fox, Malik Yoba, Orlando Bloom and Scott Bailey, the Miami Heat’s Shaquille O'Neal, , former New York Giants’ linebacker Lawrence Taylor and NFL players Derrick Brooks and Marshall Faulk.
The weekend’s events will include a Friday night “mixer” where up to 100 guests will be paired with a celebrity for the next day’s golf at the White Witch Golf Course in Jamaica; a silent auction; award presentation; and a Jamaican beach party on the shores of the Caribbean.
Tickets are still available for fans interested in attending the celebrity golf weekend. The cost for an all-inclusive package is $4,000 and includes two round-trip airfares on Air Jamaica, accommodations at the Ritz-Carlton for two, all meals, beverages, taxes, gratuities, airport transfers in Jamaica for two and two rounds of golf on April 16. A third person in the room is available for and additional $1,900.
For more information about the celebrity golf tournament, contact: Peta Phipps at Peta Phipps & Associates, Public Relations, 954-382-4533.
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