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All-Star Celebrity Golf Invitational Announces Celebrity Players

The tournament will be held on February 24, 2012 at Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Club & Lodge in Orlando, FL
    ORLANDO, FL, February 04, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Today organizers of the All Star Celebrity Golf Invitational being held on February 24th, 2012 at Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Club & Lodge would like to announce the following celebrities, players, and sponsors.

Anthony Anderson will serve as the distinguished VIP Tournament Host and Guest Emcee. Anthony Anderson, actor ("Law and Order", "Barbershop"), comedian and host of the Golf Channel's "Golf in America".

Flozell "The Hotel" Adams played college football at Michigan State and was drafted by the Dallas Cowboys in the second round of the 1998 NFL Draft. He played for the Dallas Cowboys from 1998-2009, and then played for Pittsburgh Steelers. Adams is a five-time Pro Bowl selection 2003-2004 and 2006-2008.

Nick Anderson is a former NBA standout. Anderson spent thirteen years in the NBA beginning in 1989, most of them with the Orlando Magic. Anderson scored more than 10,000 points in a Magic uniform but is remembered just as much for the assists he gives off the court. Some around the Orlando community dubbed him "Saint Nick" for his generosity that earned him the inaugural Rich and Helen DeVos Community Enrichment Award in 1996.

Rock Cartwright is running back for the Oakland Raiders. Drafted by the Washington Redskins, he broke the Redskins' single-season kickoff return yards record with 64 returns for 1,541 yards.

Darrell Green is a former cornerback in the NFL who played for the Washington Redskins from 1983 to 2002. He is widely considered to be one of the greatest cornerbacks to ever play the game. Green was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2008.

Ginger Howard is one of the brightest young stars in women's golf. Recently signed to Callaway and has a smile that lights up the room. Ginger is a powerful, young player that is going to play a role in the future of women's golf.

Chris Spencer is an actor, comedian, writer and producer. He was the first host of the syndicated late night talk show Vibe. He has gone on to star in several film projects such as The Sixth Man, Significant Others, and Postal. Chris is also one of the most sought after writers having done projects with Wayans family, Jamie Foxx, and was significant in helping Nick Cannon create MTV's Wild 'N Out.

Charles Woodson, NFL is a cornerback for the Green Bay Packers in the NFL. He played college football at the University of Michigan for the Michigan Wolverines. In 1997, Woodson led the Wolverines to a national championship. He is the only player in the history of NCAA Division 1-A football to win the Heisman Trophy as a primarily defensive player.

We would also like to announce and thank the following for their sponsorship efforts:
BiCE Restorante at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel
Edward Jones (the office of Mike Smith)
H. Upmann 1844 Cigars
My Golf Concierge
Perfect Vodka
VegaFina Cigars

For sponsorship information, please contact Lara Ibarra at or call (407) 719-4626.

About The All-Star Celebrity Golf Invitational
The All-Star Celebrity Golf Invitational will feature many of the greatest names in sports and entertainment. All proceeds will benefit the Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children and the Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women and Babies. There are many ways to be a part of this extraordinary tournament. Sponsorships are now available and offer a variety of packages that include great ways for your company to participate and be recognized.

For more tournament information or questions, please email, call (407) 656-1655, or visit

About Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Club & Lodge
The Bay Hill Club was built in 1961. It was just four short years after that in 1965 when the legendary golfer, Arnold Palmer, played in and won a charity golf event on what was then an unknown golf course. He fell in love with Orlando and Bay Hill that day. In 1970 the process began to make Bay Hill his own and it has been his winter home ever since. By 1979, Mr. Palmer successfully created a tournament that became an official PGA TOUR stop, attracting some of the strongest fields of the season, now called the Arnold Palmer Invitational Presented by MasterCard which takes place annually in March. Just like Arnold Palmer himself, Bay Hill is a charming, inviting, special place that features a 70 room Lodge and many other world class amenities, making it a comfortable and value-added experience for guests to enjoy this historic place.

For more information about Bay Hill Club & Lodge, visit or call 1-888-422-9445.

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