2nd Annual Lorenzo Neal Fallbrook Pop Warner Charity Golf Tournament Raises $15,000
The 2nd Annual Lorenzo Neal Fallbrook Pop Warner Charity Golf Tournament took place at the Pala Mesa Resort and Golf Club in Fallbrook, CA on Friday July 23rd.
162 golfers and an additional 135 Banquet guests attended the event along with a star studded guest list which included the following former and current NFL celebrities:
- Lorenzo Neal
- Quentin Jammer
- Jeff Garcia
- Mike Scifres
- Billy Ray Smith
- Hank Bauer
- Jyles Tucker
- Mike Goff
- Scott Mruczowski
- Steve Gregory
- James Lofton
- JR Redmond
The event which is designed to raise money for Pop Warner Scholarships, equipment, and other league related costs, raised $15,000.00. Donations to the live and silent auctions included real estate property, trips to Hawaii and Florida, and sports memorabilia.
In addition to the celebrities lending a hand, there were also 15 Marine and Navy volunteers who helped out.
"It’s an opportunity for us to raise money for these guys and the equipment," Neal said. "I think Doug Berger does a great job at organizing this event."
Neal spent 16 seasons in the National Football League, including five with the San Diego Chargers. He helped five different halfbacks reach 1,000 rushing yards in a season.
“The special thing about this golf tournament is that we get the kids involved as much as possible” said Berger, “We even have a youth golf team comprised of Pop Warner Kids.”
"We’re very thankful and appreciative to the people who helped out with this event," Neal said.
Fallbrook Pop Warner plans to continue to have the Golf Tournament annually.
For more information please log onto Fallbrookpopwarner.org