CONROE, Texas – Jim Brown, one of NFL’s top three players of all time, will host a  celebrity golf tournament to benefit his charity, The Amer-I-Can Foundation. The Jim Brown Celebrity Golf Tournament will take place October 7-9, 2011 on the grounds of the $130 million renovated La Torretta Lake Resort & Spa, a four-star Texas resort located less than an hour north of downtown Houston.

The event will kick off at Chez Roux, the crown jewel of the La Torretta cuisine experience, with a private cocktail and dinner reception on Friday, Oct. 7. At the dinner reception, event managers from TMG Entertainment will announce which celebrity will join each foursome on the green that weekend. Corporate teams signed up for the tournament include Sprint, ARod Mercedes and Silver Eagle Distribution.

Saturday, teams hit the links for their first day of play on the challenging 18-hole golf course at La Torretta. A total of 20 celebrities and their teams will tee-off to begin a scramble type tournament and let the friendly competition begin.

Later that evening, beginning at, a gala complete with exquisite dining and entertainment will be held in celebration of the tournament and the Amer-I-Can Foundation. The gala will take place in one of the gorgeous ballrooms in the La Torretta 73,000 square-foot conference center. Tickets are available for $150 per person.

Sunday morning kicks off with a delicious breakfast buffet at Prime Restaurant for all the
participants to enjoy before the final day of play. Sunday afternoon will conclude with a small award ceremony recognizing the winners of the tournament.

The Amer-I -Can Foundation for Social Change, Inc. was founded in 1988 by Jim Brown
upon the belief that self-esteem is the key to improving one’s decision-making
process and achieving success through self-determination. The Amer-I-Can Life
Skills Training program has been successfully implemented in prisons, jails,
juvenile probation camps, middle schools, high schools, colleges, universities,
businesses and communities. For more information please visit the foundation’s
website at

Perfect for families, couples, socialites and outdoor adventurers, La Torretta Lake Resort
& Spa is Houston’s playground featuring countless enticing activities. Whether sport fishing and navigating a personal sailboat on Lake Conroe, floating down the lazy river at the Aqua Park or teeing off on the 18-hole golf course, guests of all ages are engaged in building lifelong memories together.

Balancing outdoor adventure with world-class sophistication, the AAA Four
Diamond resort features Texas’ only Michelin-starred chef serving French
delicacies at the water front Chez Roux restaurant as well as global spa
treatments at the renowned SpaTerre.

TMG Entertainment is an independent production company, bringing together years of expertise with creative minds to produce high-profile projects. TMG is committed to
consistently creating and developing projects from film, television, digital
content, expositions, high-profile events and social networking.

For additional information about La Torretta Lake Resort & Spa, visit or call 936-448-4400. To purchase tickets for the
Jim Brown Celebrity Golf Tournament or Gala, please contact Chelsa Waller at or call (936) 448-3046.

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