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Actor to host golf event at DragonRidge

Actor Kevin Sorbo will host the first annual Kevin Sorbo Celebrity Golf Tournament today at DragonRidge Country Club located within MacDonald Highlands custom home planned community in Henderson. The event, featuring actors and athletes, will raise money for Sorbo’s charity, A World Fit for Kids.

Limited player openings are available for $1,500 per person or $5,000 per foursome. Money raised during this tournament will go towards expanding the WFIT program to reach many more kids, including Las Vegas teens.

The charity is the leading nonprofit provider of after-school physical activity and youth leadership programs in California. Several singers, athletes and celebrities including Julius Erving “Dr. J”, Jim McMahon, Meat Loaf, Christopher McDonald, Steve Azar, Patrick Warburton, and Ed “Too Tall” Jones are scheduled to play in the tournament.

The tournament will include a pairing party and dinner at Planet Hollywood tonight, featuring performances by Henry Cho, Gary Valentine, Javier Colon and Steve Azar. Tickets are available for the Saturday night dinner and awards event for $150 per person.

Sorbo is the official spokesperson and chair emeritus for WFIT and has been active in the organization for the past 11 years.

MacDonald Highlands is 1,200-acre hillside planned community, featuring a range of custom-home sites with Strip and mountain views. For more information, visit macdonaldhighlands.com

The cornerstone within the community is DragonRidge Country Club, which features a private 18-hole championship golf course and a 44,000-square-foot clubhouse.

In 2009, DragonRidge will become home to the Jack Nicklaus Academy of Golf and a new 14,000-square-foot fitness facility. For more information on DragonRidge, visit dragonridgegolf.com.

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