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Lucille’s 1913, chef Chris Williams’ non-profit that has
donated more than 200,000 meals during the COVID-19 pandemic, will host its inaugural golf tournament on Monday, April 12, at Hermann Park. Proceeds will
benefit Lucille’s 1913 and The Imani School. Limited spots are still available on Eventbrite for individuals, foursome teams and celebrity foursome pairings.
The tournament will be an 18-hole scramble with a 12 p.m. shotgun start. Food will be provided by Lucille’s 1913, including boxed lunches and the seated post-tournament dinner and awards ceremony. The boxed will be crafted by Walker and Burrell as well, consisting of turkey muffuletta sandwiches with 1913 pickled vegetables, and hand cut chips. Complimentary beverages will be provided throughout the tournament by Silver
Eagle and Highway Vodka, which is owned by Williams’ brother Ben Williams. Prizes will be awarded to first, second, third and last place. There also will be contest holes with prizes for closest to the pin, longest drive and a hole in one challenge.
Celebrity golfers in the tournament will include former Houston Rockets All-Star Steve Francis, former Houston Texans Pro Bowler and Super Bowl champion Owen Daniels,
professional golfer Maggie Noel and others. Individual tickets are priced at $119.13 and foursome teams at $400. Celebrity foursome groups can be purchased for $1,500. [Organizer's description]