ASSISTANT COACH FOR THE LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS MICHAEL WOODSON WILL HOST THE COACH WOODSON LAS VEGAS INVITATIONAL TO BENEFIT NATIONS OF COACHES

THE COACH WOODSON LAS VEGAS INVITATIONAL

ASSISTANT COACH FOR THE LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS MICHAEL WOODSON WILL HOST THE COACH WOODSON LAS VEGAS INVITATIONAL TO BENEFIT NATIONS OF COACHES

The Luxury Golf, Fashion and Lifestyle Event Partners with

Notable Brands to Raise Funds for the Nonprofit Organization

 

 

Newly appointed Assistant Coach to the Los Angeles Clippers Michael Woodson of The Coach Woodson Las Vegas Invitational, the inaugural luxury golf, fashion and lifestyle experience at Southern Highlands Golf Club with hospitality provided by Nevada’s only triple Forbes Five Star resort, Mandarin Oriental of Las Vegas, is exhilarated to announce partnerships with prominent luxe brands and is proud to reveal that a portion of the proceeds generated from the event will benefit the national nonprofit organization, Nations of Coaches.

 

“Today, more than 70% of college men’s basketball players come from a one- or no-parent home,” stated Tommy Kyle, Nations of Coaches Executive Director. “We need more coaches like Mike Woodson, who is not only a great coach but an outstanding father figure.”

 

Nations of Coaches was founded in 2005 by long-time basketball coach, Jim Haney, who also serves as Executive Director of the National Association of Basketball Coaches. Haney dreamed of launching a support system dedicated to college basketball coaches to help them deal with the everyday pressure to produce and win. The Coach Woodson Las Vegas Invitational has teamed up with Cox Communications, Land Rover of Las Vegas, Sprite, Perrier, Hope & Grace Wines, Careerbuilder.com, The Upper Deck Company and The Macallan, alongside CIROC, Sean Jean and VYBX.

 

“I’m incredibly appreciative of the outpour of support to ensure the success of such a special event,” said Coach Michael Woodson.

 

The three-day event will commence with a Sunday wine tasting and a private dinner. Monday will follow with the CIROC Celebrity Welcome Party at the alluring 23rd floor Mandarin Bar, with a live performance by vocal sensation Brian McKnight. The evening’s co-hosts, professional golfer and fashionista Seema Sadekar and ESPN’s Jay Harris, will introduce celebrity guests and announce golf tournament pairings. On Tuesday, participants will play 18 holes at the exquisite Southern Highlands Golf Club.

 

For more information, visit www.CoachWoodsonInvitational.com.

 

About The Coach Woodson Las Vegas Invitational

The Coach Woodson Las Vegas Invitational will be the only summer golf event in Las Vegas where influential sports figures and celebrities congregate. Founded by the former NBA player and head coach of the New York Knicks, Mike Woodson lives with the mission to give back to the community through sports and friendship. All for a good cause, The Coach Woodson Las Vegas Invitational celebrates the world of basketball, while showcasing the best of golf, fashion and entertainment. For more information, visit www.CoachWoodsonInvitational.com, like on Facebook, www.Facebook.com/COACHWOODSONinv or tweet @COACHWOODSONinv.

 

About Nations of Coaches

Nations of Coaches’ vision is to equip coaches to leave a legacy of excellence.  NOC serves, connects, and equips coaches to help them deal with the everyday pressure to produce and win.  Nations of Coaches is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit. For more information, please visit www.nationsofcoaches.com.

 

COACH MICHAEL WOODSON TO HOST INAUGURAL GOLF AND LIFESTYLE EXPERIENCE IN LAS VEGAS TO BRING FRIENDS TOGETHER OFF THE COURT

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COACH MICHAEL WOODSON TO HOST INAUGURAL GOLF AND LIFESTYLEEXPERIENCE IN LAS VEGAS TO BRING FRIENDS TOGETHER OFF THE COURT

Golf, Fashion and Music Will Coincide with 2014 NBA Summer League

July 20-22, 2014

Coach Mike Woodson of the New York Knicks and professional golfer Seema Sadekar will host Las Vegas’ inaugural summer golf and lifestyle experience, The Coach Woodson Las Vegas Invitational, from Sunday, July 20 until Tuesday, July 22.

“My Las Vegas Invitational will be the premier summer destination for leaders in sports and entertainment,” said Woodson. “My closest friends are all in one city during NBA Summer League, so I wanted to do something special.”

The three-day experience will take over Nevada’s only triple Forbes Five Star resort, Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas, and will commence with a Sunday wine tasting and private dinner. Woodson will host an exclusive evening party at the alluring 23rd floor Mandarin Bar, where vocal sensation Brian McKnight will perform live. Sadekar and ESPN’s Jay Harris will introduce celebrity guests and announce golf tournament pairings. On Sunday, participants will play 18 holes at the exquisite Southern Highlands Golf Club.

“I’m thrilled to be co-presenting The Coach Woodson Las Vegas Invitational with one of my dear friends in my very own city,” stated Sadekar. “It’s going to be very unique because it will mix golf with fashion, music and entertainment.  Our friends and guests will be dazzled.”

For more information, visit www.CoachWoodsonInvitational.com.

 

About The Coach Woodson Las Vegas Invitational
The Coach Woodson Las Vegas Invitational will be the only summer golf event in Las Vegas where influential sports figures and celebrities congregate. Founded by former NBA player and current head coach of the New York Knicks, Michael Woodson lives with the mission to give back to the community through sports and friendship. All for a good cause, The Coach Woodson Las Vegas Invitational celebrates the world of basketball, while showcasing the best of golf, fashion and entertainment. For more information, visit www.CoachWoodsonInvitational.com, like on Facebook, www.Facebook.com/COACHWOODSONinv and tweet @COACHWOODSONinv.

 

 

About Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas
Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas is one of only six triple Forbes Five-Star hotels in the United States and is the only hotel in Las Vegas with Five-Star recognition for the hotel, Twist by Pierre Gagnaire restaurant and The Spa. A sophisticated sanctuary of modern elegance prominently situated at the entrance of CityCenter, Mandarin Oriental has made its mark as the ultimate urban resort destination in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip. Designed entirely by interior designer Adam D. Tihany and architecture firm Kohn Pedersen Fox, Mandarin Oriental brings to Las Vegas a new standard of style with stunning suites, captivating architectural design, unique restaurant and bar venues, and the legendary hospitality of Mandarin Oriental. Stay connected with Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/MandarinOrientalLasVegas and on Twitter @MO_LASVEGAS.

 

About Southern Highlands Golf Club

An address of distinction, Southern Highlands Golf Club is one of only four in the world co-designed by the late Robert Trent Jones Sr. and his son Robert Trent Jones Jr. The traditional design, dramatic elevation changes, and beautiful water features make every round a truly unique experience. And after a challenging day on the course, the 42,000-square-foot Tuscan-style clubhouse is the perfect venue for relaxing or dining with friends. While Spa Southern Highlands provides a state-of-the-art relaxation experience with a fitness center, deluxe treatment rooms, 25-meter lap pool, oversized outdoor Jacuzzi and private poolside cabanas. For more information, visit www.pacificlinks.com.