Celebrities who have participated in past tournaments include Wayne Gretzky, Samuel L. Jackson, Eddie Van Halen, Chad Everett, James Woods, Joe Pesci, Kelsey Grammer, Dennis Franz, Jack Nicholson, Chris O'Donnell, Neal McDonough and Mark Wahlberg.
Each year since 1970, the Memorial Foundation hosts the Los Angeles Police-Celebrity Golf Tournament. During the tournament, corporate sponsors are paired with celebrities and officers for a fun filled day of golf, great food, awards and camaraderie in a festive open house atmosphere that includes thirty Department displays and is attended by 5,000-8,000 spectators. Each year, over thirty celebrities from the sports, television and movie industry participate in the Los Angeles Police-Celebrity Golf Tournament.
All proceeds benefit the LAPD Memorial Foundation, which financially assists LAPD family members experiencing catastrophic circumstances resulting from injury or death. Since it’s inception in 1972, the Foundation has granted more than $11.8 million for medical, funeral and educational expenses.
The event will take place at the Trump National Golf Club, 1 Ocean Trails Drive, Rancho Palos Verdes on July 31. Admission is $5.00. Tournament usually concludes at approximately 4:00 p.m., followed by a VIP barbecue dinner and awards.
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