Tuesday, March 1, 2016

The 18th Annual Celebrity Championship is back May 20-22, 2016, at Morgan Run Club & Resort! NFL Hall of Fame running back Marshall Faulk will serve as the host, which brings over 50 of the best celebrity golfers in the world together to participate in a Celeb-Am Tournament and compete in a celebrity-only competition for a cash purse and the coveted Celebrity Championship trophy!

The weekend long competition is a fantastic event for fans of all ages including families, friends and business professionals to network and foster new connections.  The 2016 Celebrity Championship includes a two-day Celebrity-Amateur tournament (May 20-21) nightly parties, and a 36-hole, celebrity-only competition (May 21-22).  The general public is encouraged to attend all three days of festivities.

Since its inception in 1999, the tournament has raised nearly $2 million on behalf of numerous San Diego based charities. This year, charitable proceeds will be donated to The Junior Seau Foundation and The Marshall Faulk Foundation. 

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Wrapping up the 16th Annual Celebrity Championship

Cameron Fagundes

May 16-18, Integrated Sports Marketing proudly welcomed back NFL Hall of Fame Running Back Marshall Faulk as the host of the 16th annual Celebrity Championship. The 2014 tournament returned for its third year at Omni La Costa Resort and Spa. The event raised $135,000, which benefited the Junior Seau Foundation and the Marshall Faulk Foundation. In addition, a portion of the proceeds supported the displaced families in the recent San Diego Wildfires.

The tournament festivities included parties on Thursday, Friday and Saturday night where there was food provided by some of the best restaurants in San Diego. The activities on Friday included a Kid's Clinic sponsored by Gatorade and Ralphs.  Kids in attendance received instruction from celebrities and Omni La Costa Resort and Spa golf staff. On Sunday the Celebrity Championship welcomed all current and retired military and their families for the 8th Annual Military Appreciation. All in attendance received free lunch from Carl's Jr.

The tournament brought together over 50 well known professional athletes and celebrities to compete. Our 6-time winner, Rick Rhoden, took home the $10,000 in prize money and the coveted Celebrity Championship Trophy. This year’s tournament participants included: Ray Romano, Goose Gossage, Bruce Jenner, Bret Boone, and Mark-Paul Gosselaar. 

Thank you to all of our vendors, volunteers and those in attendance.  Also, a special thank you to all of our sponsors for helping making everything for this event possible.

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

To get in free say "I am a Rebel" or "I am Slightly Stupid"

By Cameron Fagundes

Do you like reggae music? Miles Doughty of Slightly Stoopid and Marley D. Williams of Rebelution will be golfing this weekend at the Celebrity Championship.

Slightly Stoopid, a rock and reggae band out of Ocean Beach, CA has been throughout the music scene since 1995 with songs like "Wiseman", "Officer" and Top of the World".  Their most recent studio album, "Top of the World", reached as high as No. 13 on the Billboard 200 and No. 3 for Independent albums.

Rebelution is a world, rock and reggae band that has its roots in Santa Barbra, California.  Since 2004, Rebelution has been highly regarded as one of the most popular reggae bands.  In 2007, their album "Bright Side of Life" reached No. 1 on the Billboard Top Reggae Albums and No. 4 on the Billboard Top 200.

If you say the "I am rebel" or "I am Slightly Stoopid" at the entrance gate this weekend you will be able to get in free.

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

High-Profile Celebrities at the Celebrity Championship

By Cali Moore

Do you want to mingle with your favorite celebrities and professional athletes? The 16th annual Celebrity Championship has something for everyone! This golf tournament is a fantastic event for all ages including family, friends, kids and business professionals to network and foster new connections.

The Celebrity Championship will take place May 16th-18th at the Omni La Costa Resort and Spa in Carlsbad, CA. You will be able to enjoy the beautiful Omni La Costa golf course while getting up close with celebrities like Marshall Faulk, Ray Romano, Goose Gossage and Jack Wagner. With so many high-profile celebrities, there is no other event of its kind in San Diego!

To view the full list of celebrities and professional athletes:

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Support the Celebrity Championship Charitable Beneficiaries

By Cali Moore

Do you have a passion for charitable endeavors and would like to help improve the lives of San Diego youth? You are able to support local San Diego charitable organizations through the 2014 Celebrity Championship golf tournament May 16th-18th! Since its inception in 1999, the Celebrity Championship has raised over $1.2 million dollars for San Diego based charities. The 2014 Celebrity Championship charitable beneficiaries are the Junior Seau Foundation and the Marshall Faulk Foundation.

The Junior Seau Foundation was founded in 1992 with the purpose of raising money and resources for programs that inspire young people to face life’s challenges with enthusiasm, hope and dignity. The proceeds from the Celebrity Championship will benefit the Shop with a Jock program of the Junior Seau Foundation. Every December, the Junior Seau Foundation will team up with Target and over 250 local professional and amateur athletes to give 250 underprivileged children from the Boys and Girls Clubs of San Diego the opportunity to shop for gifts for their loved ones.

The Marshall Faulk Foundation is dedicated to improving the quality of life for San Diego youth by increasing opportunities for them to lead healthy, fulfilling lives. To date, the Marshall Faulk Foundation has provided more than $1 million dollars in financial assistance and hands-on involvement to programs in Indianapolis, St. Louis, New Orleans and Southern California. The Marshall Faulk Foundation provides funding for The JRYMCA's youth sports programs and after care and also provides scholarships for athletes at San Diego State University.

Robere’s Jewelry presents the Celebrity Championship opportunity drawing to benefit the Junior Seau Foundation and Marshall Faulk Foundation! A donation of $100 will allow you to be entered into a drawing to win a $5,000 custom necklace from Robere’s Jewelry. There will only be 150 entries sold, so hurry and make a donation! The winner of the drawing will be announced and notified at the Red Carpet Reception on Saturday, May 17, 2014.  At the event, be sure to visit the Robere’s Jewelry table to make a donation!
The Celebrity Championship is proud to support these non-profit organizations in their efforts to improve the lives of youth. Your support can go a long way!

Friday, May 2, 2014

Be a Part of the Fun by Joining a Foursome

By Cali Moore

Have you always wanted to play golf with celebrities? Here's your chance! The Celebrity Championship presents you with the opportunity to do just that. Sign up today to be a part of a foursome for the Celebrity Championship Golf Tournament from May 16th-18th, 2014 at the beautiful Omni La Costa Resort and Spa in Carlsbad, CA.

Foursome Benefits Include:

  • Play 36 Holes of Golf with a Celebrity
    • Play in the celeb-am on Friday and Saturday, May 16th-17th
    • Each foursome is paired with a different celebrity each day

  • Hang with the Celebrities at the Event Parties
    • The Red Carpet Reception and Champions Dinner
      • Over 50 celebrities in attendance
      • Hosted bar
      • Catered hors d'oeuvres
      • Catered dinner
      • Live and silent auctions
      • Live entertainment

  • Enjoy the Hospitality
    • 4 VIP hospitality tent credentials
      • Hosted bar
      • Catered breakfast and lunch
      • 18th green seating
    • 20 three day tickets to the tournament
    • 4 VIP parking credentials

  • Premium Gift Packs
    • Tournament Golf Shirt
    • Tournament Wind Jacket
    • Golf Shoes
    • Golf Balls
    • Tournament Picture Plaque (with celebrities)
    • ... and much more
Golf carts, breakfast, lunch, spirits, beer, soft drinks and snacks are ALL-INCLUSIVE

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Register for Free Military Lunch @ Celebrity Championship

By Kristi Vettese

The sixteenth annual Celebrity Championship hosted by Marshall Faulk is right around the corner and will be held this year May 16-18 at Omni La Costa Resort and Spa. The tournament will feature over 50 celebrity golfers; that include some of the biggest names in sports and entertainment. Military Day will be held Sunday, May 18 and will include free Carl’s Jr. lunch to the first 2,000  military families to register.

Each year for the past eight consecutive years, the Celebrity Championship has devoted the last day of the tournament to honor our service men and women. Military Day is the one day out of the tournament weekend designed to pay tribute to all our brave men and women who serve or have served in the armed forces. As well as honoring our local hometown heroes from local bases in and around San Diego County.

The Celebrity Championship is free of charge to attend for active and retired military and their loved ones, which includes Military Day. Not to mention the first 2,000 military to register will enjoy free Carl's Jr. Lunch in an exclusive Military area at the Omni La Costa Resort venue. Attendees will also be able to enjoy free bounce-houses, snowcones and popcorn from LB Jumpers as well as participate in other games and putting contests. This a family-friendly event aimed at bringing together family, friends and members of the military community.

Integrated Sports Marketing and the Celebrity Championship hosted by Marshall Faulk both realize how important the military is especially here in San Diego. Military Day is a way to pay our respects and show our gratitude for all the military does for our nation.

“The military has always had a strong presence and importance in San Diego,” said Marshall Faulk. “Military Appreciation Day gives us an opportunity to show our gratitude for all the sacrifices that our armed services and their families make in order to protect our country.”

For additional information, please visit, the tournament Twitter Page: @celebritychamp, the tournament Facebook Fan Page: and the tournament Instagram page: for periodical updates.