Astros legend and Hall of Famer Craig Biggio
Astros General Manager Jeff Luhnow
Astros manager A.J. Hinch
Players and coaches (current/former): Alan Ashby, Brandon Backe, Kevin Bass, Enos Cabell,
Larry Dierker, Lance McCullers, Gary Pettis, Terry Puhl, Craig Reynolds, Nolan Ryan, Steve
Sparks, Brent Strom, Vince Velasquez, Jose Cruz*, Jimmy Wynn*, and members of the
current roster* (please note list is subject to change).
*Attending lunch only
WHAT: The Astros Foundation is hosting its annual Golf Classic, benefitting the Astros Foundation's
cornerstone programs as well as the Sunshine Kids
WHEN: Tomorrow, Thursday, September 24
6:30 a.m. - Player registration and breakfast
8:00 a.m. - Tournament rules and shotgun start
1:00 p.m. - Lunch, auction and awards celebration
WHERE: Golf Club of Houston
5860 Wilson Road, Humble, Texas 77396
The Astros Foundation is hosting its annual Golf Classic, benefitting the Astros Foundation's cornerstone programs as well as the Sunshine Kids. The honorary chair of the 2015 Astros Foundation Golf Classic is Astros legend and Hall of Famer Craig Biggio. The format of the Classic is a Four-Person Scramble.
Media wishing to cover the event should contact Dena Propis at firstname.lastname@example.org. Ideal times for media to conduct interviews are from 7:15 - 8:00 a.m. and 12:00 - 2:00 p.m. However, media are welcome to cover the event at any point. On the day of the event, please contact Dena Propis upon arrival at 713-494-3746 for assistance.
ABOUT THE ASTROS FOUNDATION:
The Astros Foundation, the official 501(c)(3) team charity of the Houston Astros, seeks to harness the passion of baseball fans to support youth baseball and softball programs serving at-risk children and teens. Our cornerstone initiatives include the Community Leaders program, the Astros Urban Youth Academy and the Astros RBI Program.
ABOUT THE SUNSHINE KIDS FOUNDATION:
The Sunshine Kids Foundation is a Houston based national non-profit organization dedicated to providing quality activities to children with cancer.