Penny Hardaway, Chris Webber, Brandi Chastain among notables in celebrity golf tournament

The Commercial Appeal
The Commercial Appeal

The annual Danny Thomas Celebrity-Am tournament is bringing in a stacked list of national and local celebrities for Thursday's event at Spring Creek Ranch Golf Course in Collierville.

Penny Hardaway, Vince Carter, Chris Webber, Brevin Knight and Garrett Temple are among the participants with an NBA background. Two-time FIFA World Cup champion Brandi Chastain, former Tennessee Titans and Volunteers receiver Justin Hunter and Super Bowl XLII MVP Santonio Holmes are other notable athletes, as well as NFL Hall of Famers Isaac Bruce and John Randle.

The event will start at 9 a.m. St. Jude 's patients will serve as pin caddies.

Here's a full list of the participants:

  • Jordan Babineaux, former NFL player and current analyst for Seattle Seahawks
  • Joe Birch, lead anchor for WMC-TV5
  • Phillip Boyd, Actor and writer (The Haves ad the Have Nots)
  • Isaac Bruce, former Memphis Tigers, NFL receiver; Pro Football Hall of Famer
  • Jillian Cardarelli, singer/songwriter
  • Vince Carter, Former NBA Player and current basketball analyst for ESPN; 8x NBA All-Star and NBA 75 Honoree
  • Brandi Chastain, two-time FIFA World Cup champion, sports broadcaster
  • Johnathan Fernandez, actor and writer (Gossip Girl, Lethal Weapon)
  • Jennie Garth, Actor (Beverly Hills, 90210)
  • Penny Hardaway, former NBA player and current Memphis Tigers men's basketball head coach
  • Josh Henderson, Actor (Dallas, The Arrangement, All Rise)
  • Santonio Holmes, former NFL wide receiver and Super Bowl XLII MVP
  • Justin Hunter, former NFL wide receiver
  • Brevin Knight, former NBA player and current Memphis Grizzlies TV analyst
  • Al Paris, musician
  • Brad Penny, Former MLB pitcher and All Star
  • Sasha Pieterse, Actor (Pretty Little Liars)
  • Pete Pranica, Memphis Grizzlies analyst
  • John Randle, Former NFL player; Pro Football Hall of Famer
  • Ryan Rottman, Actor (Gigantic, Greek, 90210)
  • Scott Stapp, Musician
  • Jason Tartick, TV Personality on season 14 of The Bachelorette
  • Garrett Temple, current NBA player for New Orleans Pelicans
  • Bruce Thomas, Actor
  • JP Thornton, Pro golfer; APGA Tour
  • Patrick Warburton, Actor (Rules of Engagement, Seinfield)
  • Chris Webber, former NBA player and current TNT analyst
  • Dylan Windler, NBA player for Cleveland Cavaliers
  • Wyatt Worthington II, Professional Golfer & Member of the Southern Ohio section of the PGA

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