The 2nd Annual Hank Baskett Classic presented by bebe was recently held at Trump National Golf Club, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA and supported Bonnie J. Addario and the Lung Cancer Foundation (LCF).
A VIP Welcome Reception was held on the evening of Thursday, May 16, 2013. Sponsors, VIP donors and celebrities attended the invitation-only event on the outdoor terrace of the Terranea Resort and Spa, overlooking the Pacific Ocean.
The Hank Baskett Classic Golf Tournament took place at Trump National Golf Club on Friday, May 17, 2013. The day featured a lunch and shotgun start with more than 120 golfers on the course. An awards banquet followed where Hank presented this year’s Hank Baskett Sr, Spirit Award to Dr. Ross Camidge. Dr. Camidge is credited with successfully treating Hank’s father after meeting him through the Lung Cancer Foundation.
Celebrity golfers included:
Hank Baskett: Co-star of “Kendra on Top”
Kendra Wilkinson (Baskett): Star of “Kendra on Top”
Blake Leeper: US Paralympic athlete
Bob Guiney: “The Bachelor”
Byron Russell: Former NBA player- Nuggets, Wizards, Lakers and Jazz
Carolyn Moos: Former WNBA player-Mercury, Sol and Lynx
Cedric Ceballos: Former NBA player
Chris Draft: NFL linebacker (Free Agent)
Darius Morris – Los Angeles Lakers
Greg Camarillo: Former New Orleans Saints wide receiver
Jasmine Dustin: Actress- “Deal or No Deal”, “Rush Hour 3”, “CSI: Miami”
Jason Seymour: Competed on Golf Channel’s “Big Break Mexico”
Jay Harris: ESPN SportsCenter co-host
Jessica Hall: Playboy Radio and “Kendra on Top”
Katie Cleary: Model and actress-“America’s Next Top Model”, “The Break Up”
Kirk Morrison: NFL linebacker (Free agent)
Kristin Renton: Actress – “Sons of Anarchy”
Mark McMillian: Former NFL cornerback
Matt Leinart – NFL Quarterback
Mikey Roe: Host of Travel Channel’s “Feed The Beast”
Riki Rachtman: TV and radio personality
Royce Clayton: Former MLB shortstop
Ryan Nece: Former NFL linebacker
Todd Morse: The Offspring
Todd Potter: Motocross biker, X Games winner and member of Metal Mulisha
Travelle Gaines: Owner of Athletic Gaines and seen on “Kendra on Top”
Founded in 2006, LCF has raised over $10 million for Lung Cancer research, patient services and awareness. Their goal is to turn Lung Cancer into a manageable disease through efforts focused on early detection, genetic testing, drug discovery and patient-focused outcomes. The Hank Baskett Classic, through the support of Hank Baskett III, aims to raise money for people of all ages affected by this life-threatening disease. Proceeds will benefit LCF to help increase survival rates of people affected by the #1 cancer killer.