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The Warburton Celebrity Golf Tournament

Join us at The Warburton Celebrity Golf Tournament, benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The Warburton Celebrity Golf Tournament is a weekend full of festivities!

The event kicks off on Thursday evening with a Songwriters Night at the JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort. The hotel will also host the Pairings Party & Rheneypalooza Jam on Friday evening and Saturday Soirée the following evening.  Tournament play will take place on Saturday and Sunday at The Classic Club and Desert Willow Golf Resort in Palm Desert. Each foursome will be paired with a celebrity player. The weekend will conclude on Sunday with an Awards Luncheon  & check presentation following tournament play.

Songwriters Night | Thursday, February 24, 2022

This evening features a group of renowned Nashville songwriters telling the stories behind their biggest hits, along with performing those hits. 2021 artists include Jim Collins, Tim Nichols, Rivers Rutherford and Wynn Varble.

Pairings Party & Rheneypalooza Jam | Friday, February 25, 2022

Friday night will feature a Pairings Party for golfers and their guests, followed by the Rheneypalooza Jam, which brings together rock and roll legends for an unforgettable night of fun.

The 2021 Rheneypalooza Jam participants include:

  • Steve Augeri, Former lead singer JOURNEY
  • Jeff (Skunk) Baxter, Formerly of Steely Dan & The Doobie Brothers, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
  • Kim Carnes
  • Felix Cavaliere, lead singer THE RASCALS and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
  • Alice Cooper, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
  • Steve Cropper, BOOKER T & MGs, BLUES BROTHERS and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
  • John Elefante, former lead singer, KANSAS
  • Charles Esten, Country and television star
  • Sara Evans, Country star
  • Kevin Griffin, lead singer BETTER THAN EZRA
  • Emerson Hart, lead singer TONIC
  • Kenny Loggins
  • Mike Mills, REM, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
  • Jason Scheff, former lead singer of CHICAGO
  • SIXWIRE (Andy Childs, John Howard, Steve Mandile, Chuck Tilley, Steve Hornbeak, Kevin Marks)

Saturday Soirée with SIXWIRE & Friends | Saturday, February 26, 2022

The Saturday Night Soirée will include red carpet appearances by tournament celebrities, live and silent auctions and dinner, as well as entertainment by SIXWIRE & friends. 

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For more information on the event, including sponsorship opportunities, please contact Odette Gutierrez at Odette.gutierrez@alsac.stjude.org or by calling 714-855-6350. Thank you for supporting the lifesaving mission of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital!

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