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Local Golf Tournament Will Help Send DC Kids to College

The DC College Access Program has its annual golf tournament on Friday, September 10 at Lansdowne Conference Center and Golf Resort. The tournament is hosted by Michael Wilbon of the Post and James Brown (JB), NFL Today sportscaster and former member of WUSA's team. This is one of the main fundraisers for the organization that has a mission of helping all DC high school students get into college and graduate. Since it was founded 11 years ago, more than double the number of DC students are going to college and triple the number are graduating.

Below is a list of the top athletes and business leaders that will play in the 8th Annual Celebrity Golf Tournament this upcoming weekend:


Bruce Allen, General Manager of Washington Redskins
John Battle, former guard in the NBA (Hawks and Cavaliers)

Paul Berry, former newscaster and radio host

Christine Brennan, USA Today Columnist

Mark Bryan, Lead Guitarist for the band “Hootie & the Blow Fish”
Steve Buckhantz, Play-by-Play announcer for the Washington Wizards

Janet Fox, Billy Casper Golf, former reporter for WUSA

Kevin Grevey, former NBA Player; Washington Bullets & Milwaukee Bucks

Harold Green, former NFL Player, Cincinnati Bengals

Leon Harris, Anchor, WJLA-TV

Ken Harvey, former Washington Redskin

Sam Jones, Hall of Fame NBA player
Renaldo Nehemiah, former world record hurdler and NFL player

Kevin Payne, President and CEO, DC United

Ray Schoenke, former Washington Redskin

Sterling Sharpe, former NFL wide receiver and NFL Network analyst

Ken Singleton, former MLB player and Commentator, New York Mets,

Montreal Expo, & Baltimore Colts

George Solomon, former sports editor, The Washington Post

Lesley Visser, first female NFL Announcer, Sports Caster, Radio Personality 

Gary Williams, University of Maryland Men’s Basketball Coach

Renaldo Nehemiah, former NFL player, San Francisco 49ers