John Starks Wins The 2017 Julius Erving Golf Classic To End A Spectacular Erving Weekend In Philadelphia

John Starks celebrates his team’s victory after making a birdie to win the 2017 Julius Erving Golf Classic

“I’m very honored to be a part of the Julius Erving Golf Classic, this is first-class golf tournament. I’m proud to be the 2017 Champion,” said John Starks after his win.

Hall of Fame Basketball forward Julius ‘Dr. J’ Erving, spent his weekend in Philadelphia, PA., hosting the 3rd annual Julius Erving Golf Classic presented by Delta Air Lines. The three-day experience welcomed celebrities, golfers, fellow sports legends and guests for a one-of-a-kind weekend of sports and entertainment in support of the Salvation Army of Greater Philadelphia, an organization that rightfully helped Erving learn and compete in the game of basketball.

“This was truly a spectacular weekend,” said Erving. “Each year we continue to grow and get better, and it is thanks to all of our dedicated partners and guests who continue to support this event. The Salvation Army is very close to my heart, and it is an organization dedicated each day to helping the Philadelphia community.”

The weekend kicked off on September 9, with the Erving Youth Basketball clinic which invited young people from the Salvation Army of Greater Philadelphia and Camden New Jersey, to join Erving; Sixers player Markelle Fultz; The Sixers Dunk Team; The Jefferson University Women’s Basketball Team and head coach Tom Shirley; Jazmin Erving, daughter of Julius Erving and founder of Grab a Ball & Play; to receive career advice from some of the game’s most talented legends and practice their basketball skills and drills. The Youth Clinic was hosted at the new state of the art Sixers Training Complex, currently the largest training complex in the…

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