This is our biggest fundraiser of the year and it allows us to go above and beyond what a traditional public school provides.” – Jalen Rose
Detroit, MI (PRWEB)
August 29, 2017
The 7th Annual Jalen Rose Leadership Academy (JRLA) Celebrity Golf Classic was held on August 27 & 28 in Detroit. The weekend was hosted by NBA Star and current ABC/ESPN Analyst, Jalen Rose, and many celebrity friends benefitting the open enrollment, public charter high school he founded in his hometown of Detroit.
The annual event began on Sunday, August 27 with The JRLA Red Carpet & Pairings Party presented by MGM Resorts International at MGM Grand Detroit. Celebrities and guests entered the exquisite MGM Grand Ballroom via a Red Carpet for a Golf Pairings Experience. The star-studded event featured food and signature cocktails presented by Tanqueray and CIROC, and a spectacular live performance by Saxophone Artist & Musician, Mike Phillips.
On the morning of Monday, August 28, the historic Detroit Golf Club hosted the 7th Annual Jalen Rose Leadership Academy Celebrity Golf Classic presented by Tom Gores and Platinum Equity. The sold-out event was played on both the North and South Courses. Guests enjoyed putting lessons from special guest, Professional Golfer and Fashion Designer, Seema Sadekar presented by Insight Medical Partners. This year, each golf hole featured a display of a “JRLA Future Leader” at each tee-box featuring various event partners and highlighting the successes of JRLA scholars and alumni. The official vehicle, Jeep, positioned a Renegade Trailhawk and Grand Cherokee Trailhawk on course for Hole-In-One challenges. A post round competition featured a $5,000…