For Immediate Release
Contact: Katherine Jamieson
The Marathon LPGA Classic announced today that the 2016 Larry O’Brien NBA Championship Trophy will be on display at next week’s tournament Wednesday, July 13 through Sunday, July 17. It was also announced that tournament attendees will be able to have pictures taken with the trophy.
Spectators are allowed to bring cameras on Wednesday. Thursday through Sunday photos can only be taken with cell phones.
“We’re thrilled to be able to provide the opportunity for northwest Ohio Cavs fans to see the NBA Championship trophy and get their picture taken with it,” stated Tournament Director Judd Silverman. “We’re very appreciative of the Cavs organization for making this possible.”
It was also announced that the Cavs Fox Sports Ohio television announce team consisting of “Mr. Cavalier” Austin Carr, Play-by-Play man Fred McLeod and court-side reporter Allie Clifton will be participating in the Marathon Classic’s Buckeye Broadband Celebrity Pro-Am on Wednesday, July 13th at Highland Meadows. The group will tee off at approximately 9:20 am. Ohio State Head Football Coach Urban Meyer will also be playing in the Pro-Am and will tee off at 9:00 am.
Daily tickets at the gate for the Marathon LPGA Classic are $15 Monday – Friday and $20 Saturday and Sunday. Kids 17 & under are admitted free to the tournament as long as they are accompanied by an adult. Retired and active military, police and fire personnel will be admitted free into the tournament along with a guest.
All net proceeds from this year’s Marathon Classic will benefit 20 northwest Ohio children’s charities.