Las Vegas, Nevada (March 30, 2011)–The time has come. The general public is welcome at Las Vegas' Shadow Creek this week to view Michael Jordan and a long list of A-list celebrities who play the course for the Michael Jordan Celebrity Invitational. Tickets are available starting at only $25 and once at Shadow Creek golf fans will enjoy value pricing on concessions and souvenirs plus the beautiful surroundings of the course. Read on for exclusive photos of Shadow Creek and info on Jamie Foxx who will be entertaining the VIPs and celebrities. Click now for official information and tickets. —By Brian Hurlburt.
Superstar entertainer Jamie Foxx will give an intimate, private performance at ARIA Resort & Casino at CityCenter during the 10th Annual Michael Jordan Celebrity Invitational (MJCI), Friday, April 1. Foxx will perform at the MJCI Celebration, an annual gala for the tournament’s celebrities and invited guests. The GRAMMY® Award-winning artist will sing hits throughout the evening, including hits from his new CD “Best Night of My Life,” following performances by comedian Kevin Hart and Jabbawockeez, who rose to fame as champions of MTV’s “Randy Jackson Presents America’s Best Dance Crew.” Foxx’s performance will mark a night of celebration following two days of the MJCI Celebrity-Amateur golf tournament and lead into the weekend’s celebrity-only tournament.
The Celebrity-Amateur tournament, which pairs one celebrity with four amateur participants, will take place Thursday, March 31 and Friday, April 1. The MJCI two-person, 36-hole scramble format tournament, including only competing celebrities, will take place Saturday, April 2 and Sunday, April 3. And remember, any golfer who stays at an MGM Resorts International hotel (MGM Grand, Bellagio, Aria, Mandalay Bay, etc.) and pays $500 can play Shadow Creek, a Las Vegas golf course that was once named the world's top course by Robb Report.
Celebrities scheduled to attend include Michael Jordan, Marcus Allen, Anthony Anderson, Gabriel Aubry, Brian Baumgartner, Jerome Bettis, Drew Brees, Brandi Chastain, Chris Chelios, Larry David, Richard Dent, Shannon Elizabeth, Janet Jones-Gretzky, Wayne Gretzky, Ken Griffey, Jr., Bill Guthridge, Penny Hardaway, Dennis Haysbert, Brett Hull, Toni Kukoc, Spike Lee, Mario Lemieux, Paul O’Neill, Mike Piazza, Maury Povich, Salli Richardson, Stuart Scott, Bruce Smith, John Smoltz, Alan Thicke and more. See below for exclusive photos of Shadow Creek taken during an exclusive media gathering at the course. Parts of this report courtesy of MGM Mirage.