Nashville, Tenn. (October 1, 2018) –Â GRAMMYÂ® Award-winningÂ country andÂ comedy music legendÂ RayÂ StevensÂ has announcedÂ his third annualÂ Ray Stevens Charity Golf Classic, taking placeÂ October 21-22Â inÂ Middle Tennessee.
A full concert by Stevens and surprise guest performers will take place on the evening of October 21 at a pre-tournament event at his brand newÂ West NashvilleÂ entertainment venue, theÂ Ray StevensÂ CabaRay. An 18-hole golf scramble will take place the following day (October 22) at theÂ Temple Hills Country ClubÂ inÂ Franklin,Â Tennessee.
The event benefitsÂ Augie’s QuestÂ (ALS),Â Shriners Hospitals for ChildrenÂ and theÂ Employment Partners Care Foundation.
“I’m honored to again be hosting this yearly golf tournament to help raise money toÂ fight ALS and to assist the Shriners Hospitals for Children,” says Stevens. “IÂ hope lots of people will sign up for a great day of golf, a fun nightÂ of entertainment at my new CabaRay showroom, and to raise money for aÂ good cause. Like me, you might not be happy with your swing, yourÂ putting, or your score but you can be happy knowing it’s all to helpÂ others less fortunate than ourselves.”
The tournamentÂ includes golf (teams of 4), breakfast, lunch, prizes.Â Teams are $800 or $200 per player. Sponsorship packages are also available.Â Separate non-golfer tickets for the pre-tournament event at CabaRay are available for $75 per person. These tickets include heavy hors d’oeuvres, drinks,Â silent auctionÂ and admission to the Ray Stevens concert.Â To enter the tournament, attend theÂ pre-tournament eventÂ or become a sponsor, registerÂ here.
To preview online auction items and bid, registerÂ here. Items include golf packages, vacation homes, art, chef’s dinners, autographed musicÂ memorabilia and many moreÂ great items. The auction goes live today, October 1, and willÂ close on October 21 at 7:00 p.m. CT.
About RayÂ Stevens
Twelve-time nominated and two-time GRAMMYÂ® Award winner Ray Stevens has spanned theÂ generations with 60 years of comedic musical talent, including songs such as his multi-millionÂ selling hit “The Streak” and his classic pop standard “Everything Is Beautiful.” Throughout hisÂ career, Stevens has sold more than 40 million albums and continues daily office operations at hisÂ home base, Ray Stevens Music, located on Nashville’s historic Music Row. Stevens hostsÂ RayÂ Stevens CabaRay Nashville, a 30-minute weekly music/talk show airing on Public Television. TheÂ music legend recently opened his very own Nashville entertainment venue, the CabaRayÂ Showroom, a 35,000 square foot music venue where Stevens performs weekly live concerts. In the summer of 2018, Stevens’ legacy was cemented into the history of Nashville when he received his very own star on the Music City Walk of Fame.