On Tuesday, October 16th, The Ryan Gordy Foundation in partnership with Teen Cancer America will host their Inaugural Ryan Gordy Foundation Wellness Golf Classic at the Moorpark Country Club in Southern California. Presented by BMW, The Wellness Golf Classic will spotlight the vivacious life of music legend Berry Gordy’slate grandson, Ryan Gordy, who, after being diagnosed with Leukemia, courageously opted out of chemotherapy to live a vibrant life. The event will serve as a follow up to the Foundations signature event, which included a tribute performance by the great Stevie Wonder.
Hosting some of the biggest and brightest names in music and entertainment, the foundations’ supporters and participants will tee off, dine healthily, celebrate, and raise money together for young adults battling cancer. The Classic will also include an extraordinary hole-in-one giveaway including a brand new BMW, Trip to Hawaii, Trip to Pebble Beach, and cash prizes up to $10,000.
The invite-only Golf Classic will also play host to VIP’s, and close friends of the Gordy family. Some confirmed guests include; Berry Gordy, Berry Gordy IV– host, Cedric the Entertainer, Jerry Rice, Norm Nixon, Sugar Ray Leonard, LMFAO, Kyle Massey, Sadhguru (New York Times bestseller “Inner Engineering: A Yogi’s Guide to Joy”) and many more to be announced. Guests will be treated to a vegan Caribbean-themed dinner, exemplary of the wellness lifestyle the Foundation wishes to impart to other young adults being challenged by cancer. There will also be a special performance at the closing reception, and a red carpet made accessible to select media to cover and learn about the spiritual, emotional and nutritional routes Gordy used to celebrate his 28 years of life.
Cancer remains a major health challenge in the U.S. affecting more than 1.63 million people, with young adults constituting over 23%, and the second most common cause of death in the U.S. Now, the Ryan Gordy Foundation strives to continue his legacy and inspire others to live the best version of their lives through wellness, a healthy lifestyle, education, and resources for prevention while targeting cancer awareness.
For more information visit https://www.ryangordyfoundation.org