Las Vegas, Nevada (August 27, 2011)–You could say, Las Vegas PGA Tour star Charley Hoffman looks more like a waiter than a professional golfer. His flowing blonde surfer hair definitely would fit right in if he was a server at any of the seaside restaurants in his native San Diego. But the fact is that Hoffman is one of the best golfers in the world but he will be serving dinner up for charity soon in Las Vegas, as soon as his run in the FedEx Cup Playoffs are over. —By Brian Hurlburt.
Hoffman and his wife, Stacey, run the Charley Hoffman Foundation and are committed to helping kids in the Las Vegas area–where he spends a lot of his time–and the San Diego area, where he grew up. Hoffman doesn't just leave the business to others; he is very active in the charity and cares deeply about its success. That is why he is hosting the annual Charley Hoffman Foundation Pro-Am on September 26 at TPC Summerlin, the host course of Las Vegas' PGA Tour event. Hoffman will be joined by his fellow PGA Tour pros. Click now for official information and to reserve your team.
But a new wrinkle this year is that following play, Hoffman will follow in the footsteps of a long line of other athletes and celebrities when he dons the apron at Morton's Steakhouse to serve the amateurs and other guests. The dinner follows the golf at TPC Summerlin and there will be Hoffman, taking orders and looking like your everyday surfer/waiter. "I really want this to be successful," Hoffman told Las Vegas Review-Journal writer Steve Carp recently. "My foundation is very important to me, and I'm working hard to raise money here in Vegas for charity. I'm hoping we can get a great turnout from the local community for the pro-am and the dinner."
Click now to view the official invitation for just the dinner. "Join PGA TOUR player Charley Hoffman along with other PGA TOUR players and their celebrity friends, when they trade in their nine irons and putters for plates and aprons," reads the official invite. "Enjoy four courses of Morton's signature cuisine, fine wine and an exciting auction…all in the name of a good cause."