2023 ESPYS Celebrity Golf Classic

presented by

July 9-12, 2023
Sherwood Country Club

in celebration of norm macdonald

benefiting the v foundation for cancer research

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2023 ESPYS Celebrity Golf Classic

The iconic event is back and better than ever

Featuring an afternoon of amazing golf followed by a Texas Hold ‘Em Poker Tournament, in celebration of Norm Macdonald!

Join us to play one of golf’s most exclusive courses, mingle with your favorite athletes, comedians and celebrities and make an impact in the fight against cancer.

Proceeds from this event will benefit the V Foundation for Cancer Research

Shotgun Start – Five Person Team Including Celebrity Host

Team-Modified Best Ball format

Exciting contests

Hosted on-course cocktails

19th Hole Reception featuring Vintner Wine Stations

And much more!

Event Schedule

2023 Texas Hold ‘Em Poker Tournament

New in 2023: Texas Hold ‘Em Poker Tournament


Hit the tables and put on your best poker face against pro Phil Laak, Rob Schneider, Conan O’Brien and more! This special event will be at Sherwood Country Club after the golf tournament on July 10 and includes a buffet dinner, hosted bar and vintner wine stations.

Proceeds from this event will benefit the V Foundation for Cancer Research

Event Schedule

V Foundation Club 30

New in 2023: A Night at the Legendary Sunset Marquis

Join ESPN and the V Foundation as we celebrate 30 years of game-changing cancer research at the legendary Sunset Marquis in West Hollywood, California! Headlining the evening will be Robby Krieger and the Soul Savages, led by Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame Guitarist and Songwriter, Robby Krieger of The Doors. The band takes its audiences on a unique voyage of melodic and psychedelic rock and soul.

Proceeds from this event will benefit the V Foundation for Cancer Research

Event Schedule

Sherwood Country Club

320 West Stafford Road, Thousand Oaks, CA


Designed by Jack Nicklaus, this exclusive private course has a rich history of hosting a number of professional golf tournaments including eleven Shark Shootouts, fourteen World Challenges hosted by Tiger Woods and the PGA Tour Champions Charles Schwab Cup year-end playoffs.

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In celebration of

Norm Macdonald

Norm Macdonald is a former cast member and Weekend Update Anchor on NBC’s Saturday Night Live.

2023 Hosts

Chris Berman

Host, Pairings Reception

Event Attendees

  • Chris “Boomer” Berman, ESPN NFL Studio Host
  • Hannah Storm, ESPN SportsCenter Anchor and Host
  • Michael Eaves, ESPN SportsCenter and NBA Countdown Anchor
  • Ryan Clark, ESPN NFL Analyst, Former Professional NFL Player
  • Victoria Arlen, ESPN Studio Host & Reporter, Olympic Gold Medalist
  • Scott Caan, Actor, Director
  • Rob Riggle, Actor, Comedian
  • Dennis Miller, Comedian, Political Commentator, ESPYS 1993 Host
  • Joel McHale, Actor, Comedian, ESPYS 2015 Host
  • Michael Pena, Actor
  • David Spade, Actor, Comedian, Former SNL Cast Member
  • Joe Mantegna, Actor, Director
  • Teri Hatcher, Actress, Author
  • Rob Schneider, Actor, Comedian, Former SNL Cast Member
  • Tim Meadows, Actor, Comedian, Former SNL Cast Member
  • Robby Krieger, The Doors Guitarist, Top 100 guitarists of all time
  • Montez Ford, WWE SmackDown Superstar
  • Ari Chambers, Multimedia Journalist and Founder, HighlightHER
  • Phil Laak, Professional Poker Player, WSOP and WPT Champion
  • Angel McCoughtry, Former Professional WNBA Player
  • Steve Garvey, Former Professional MLB Player
  • Charles Woodson, Former Professional NFL Player
  • Andrew Whitworth, Former Professional NFL Player
  • Matt Roy, Professional NHL Player
  • Fred Warner, Professional NFL Player
  • Trevor Moore, Professional NHL Player
  • Ernest Jones, Professional NFL Player

The V Foundation for Cancer Research was founded in 1993 by ESPN and the late Jim Valvano, legendary North Carolina State University basketball coach and ESPN commentator.

The Foundation has awarded more than $310 million in cancer research grants. Event proceeds benefit cancer research funded by the V Foundation. The Foundation awards peer-reviewed grants through a competitive award process strictly supervised by a Scientific Advisory Committee. 

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Thank You to Our Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor

The Hoekstra Family

Official Winery Partners

V Foundation events are managed by Don’t Ever Give Up, Inc., a 501(c)(3) charitable supporting organization formed by and operated exclusively for the benefit of the V Foundation for Cancer Research.

Don't Ever Give Up, Inc. | Tax ID: 47-5304184

General Information:

Phone: (707) 963-0611

Sponsorship Information:

Jena Starring
Phone: (626) 422-9794
Email: jstarring@v.org

Foursome Information:

Jane Baer
Phone: (707) 480-5628
Email: jbaer@v.org