Pinecrest Academy to Host Inaugural Celebrity Golf Scramble

Who: Pinecrest Academy, a private PreK3-12th grade Catholic School in Cumming, GA, presents a Celebrity Golf Scramble, featuring 30 celebrity golfers, an awards presentation, and full-course dinner.
What: The first annual Pinecrest Academy Golf Scramble will take place at the beautiful Hawks Ridge Golf Club in Ball Ground, Georgia. Pinecrest’s Varsity Football Coach and former Atlanta Falcon player, Terance Mathis, has invited 30 celebrity golfers to participate, and each will be paired with 30 teams of three players. Participating celebrities include: Willie Anderson Jr., Jessie Tuggle, III, Robert Butler, Jamie Dukes, Michael Haynes, Michael Jenkins, Ryan McNeil, Kordell Stewart, Takeo Spikes, Perry Kemp, Jonathan Babineaux, Gregory Lloyd Sr., Marquis Grissom, Martin Perez, John Rocker, John Keith, Terrance Jackson, Luis Gómez Sánchez, “D. J.” Shockley, Brian Jordan, Ruffin Hamilton, Tim Lewis, Jenna Parker, and Eddie Perez.
The cost to play in the Celebrity Golf Scramble is $500 for a single player, and $1,500 for a three-person team. Just three team spots remain. All are welcome to participate in this event.
After a shotgun start, players will enjoy stopping by hors d’oeuvres tents and competing for the Closest to the Pin, Longest Drive and Par 3 contests. If a player is skilled enough to hit a hole in one on the 16th hole, he or she will be driving a new car, courtesy of Billy Howell Ford Lincoln.
Event sponsors include:
Gold Sponsor: 1-800-HURT-911
Silver Sponsor: John Q. Vaughan, Attorney
YETI Tumbler Sponsor: The Piedmont Bank
Hole in One Sponsor: Billy Howell Ford Lincoln
Business Sponsors: Full Circle Restoration, Triple Double Basketball, XR Technical Consulting, O’Rourke Family and Cosmetic Dentistry
Hole Sponsors: Laurel Springs Animal Hospital, Brent Burke – Northwestern Mutual, RSM, US.
Family Sponsors: The Althardt Family, The Barbee Family, The Kieffer Family, The Mangan Family, The Tam Family
Restaurant Sponsors: La Cazuela Mexican Restaurant, Mellow Mushroom, ‘Cue
Limited restaurant sponsorships are available. Interested businesses may contact Marlene Hendricks at for more details.
When:            Monday, May 21, 2018
9am – Registration and Practice
11am – Shotgun Start; Tournament Begins
4pm – Awards Presentation and Dinner at the Clubhouse
Where: Hawks Ridge Golf Club and Clubhouse, 1100 Hawks Club Drive, Ball Ground, GA 30107
Why: All money raised through sponsorship of the Celebrity Golf Scramble will help Pinecrest Academy build a Field House to support the school’s Baseball, Football, Lacrosse and Soccer teams, and their visiting opponents. This initiative is part of Pinecrest’s Capital Campaign, which also includes a Lower School Building project and other much-needed enhancements to the 68-acre campus in South Forsyth County, GA.
How: For more information on the Pinecrest Academy Celebrity Golf Scramble, to register, or to sponsor, visit the Pinecrest web site. Select “Giving” from the top menu, and then “Golf Scramble.”
Limited Sponsorship Opportunities are available. To sponsor, click here or contact Marlene Hendricks at