PHILADELPHIA/ September 3, 2018/ Hall of Fame Basketball forward and icon Julius ‘Dr. J’ Erving, will host the 4th Annual Julius Erving Golf Classic on Sept. 8-10, at the Logan Philadelphia, a stylish hotel in the heart of Philadelphia, PA. The three-day event presented by Delta Air Lines and Jefferson will welcome legends, celebrities, participants and sponsors for a one-of-a-kind weekend of lifestyle, sports and entertainment.
Hosted by ESPN’s Jay Harris and Professional Golfer and Fashion Designer Seema Sadekar, The Erving Classic will commence on September 8, with the Erving Youth Basketball Clinic at the state of the art Sixers Training Complex, currently the largest training complex in the NBA. The clinic will host youth participants from the Salvation Army of Greater Philadelphia and Camden New Jersey facilities.
On September 9, Joan Shepp will host an invitation only fashion experience, followed by the highly anticipated Erving “Black Tie” Ball, Red Carpet and Pairings Party with specialty cocktails presented by Tanqueray No. TEN and CIROC. The highly anticipated event will feature a musical performance by R&B singer and legend Johnny Gill. Lt. Col Stephen Banfield, Divisional Commander, Eastern Pennsylvania & Delaware Division of the Salvation Army will be a guest speaker at the event that will proudly welcome all in attendance to another unforgettable experience.
On the final day, September 10, all golf participants will head to St. David’s Golf Club to tee-it-up in the Official Julius Erving Golf Classic Tournament. Golfers will experience the “Erving On-Course Museum” where each hole will showcase a moment from the legendary life of Julius “Dr. J” Erving. While participants are enjoying the course, ladies will enjoy a Bollywood-themed Experience with Dorys Erving, wife of Mr. Julius Erving, and join the golf participants in the clubhouse after the round.
Confirmed to attend are former NBA and WNBA stars Allen Iverson, Charles Barkley, Alonzo Mourning, John Starks, Reggie Theus, Mike Woodson, Jimmy Jackson, Gerald Henderson Sr., and Anne Meyers Drysdale, MLB and Hall of Fame legend Ozzie Smith, Boxer and Hall of Fame star Winky Wright, R&B legends Jeffrey Osborne, Johnny Gill and Eddie Levert, former NFL players Victor Green, Richard Dent, Mike Quick, Keith Byars, and Marcus Allen, soccer player Oguchi Onyewu, Hip Hop artist, Raje Shwari, former supermodel Beverly Johnson, comedian and actor, George Lopez.