May 11, 2023
Sanford Health Media Relations
(701) 200-6080/[email protected]
FARGO, ND – The Roger Maris Celebrity Golf Tournament kicks off for the 39th time on Thursday, June 22, featuring a 9-hole, an 18-hole and all-new virtual golf tournaments.
The 9-hole tournament, presented by Happy Harry’s Bottle Shops, is held at Rose Creek Golf Course, 1500 E. Rose Creek Parkway S., Fargo. Registration is at 7:30 a.m. and tee time is at 8:30 a.m. Cost is $600 per team or $175 per golfer.
The 18-hole tournament, presented by Happy Harry’s Bottle Shops, also takes place at Rose Creek Golf Course. Registration is at 11 a.m. and departure time is at 12 p.m. The cost is $1,100 per team or $295 per golfer.
New to Roger Maris All-Star Week is the first virtual golf tournament at Suite Shots, 3400 James Wy. S., Fargo. Participants will virtually play 18 holes at the world-famous Torrey Pines Golf Course, located in San Diego, California. The virtual tournament runs from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. and costs $500 per team.
Celebrity guests, presented by Ihry Insurance, Pepsi Beverages North America and Luther Family Buick GMC, at this year’s Roger Maris Celebrity Golf Tournament include:
• Ken Griffey Sr.
• goose pod
• Cordell Volson
• Rocky Kreuser
Ken Griffey Sr. played 18 seasons in Major League Baseball. He was a three-time All-Star and a two-time World Series champion. In 2004, Griffey was inducted into the Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame. He is the father of Hall of Fame outfielder Ken Griffey Jr.
Goose Goosage is a 22-year Major League Baseball veteran. He is a nine-time All-Star, and in 1978 he was named the American League’s Rolaids Relief Man Award, which was an annual award given to the best regular season relief pitcher. That same season, he helped lead the New York Yankees to a World Series title.
Cordell Volson is the starting left guard for the Cincinnati Bengals. A 2022 fourth-round draft pick from North Dakota State University, Volson played in all 1,311 offensive snaps. At NDSU, he was a three-time FCS All-American and a four-time FCS National Champion.
Rocky Kreuser is a European professional basketball player for the Nuremberg Falcons in Germany. Kreuser played collegiately at North Dakota State University, where he was a two-time All-Summit League first-team selection.
Roger Maris All-Star Week was created to support the work taking place at the Cancer Center, honor loved ones, friends and neighbors affected by cancer, promote Roger’s passion for fitness and youth sports and celebrate the lasting legacy of local hero, Roger Maris.
All proceeds from Roger Maris All-Star Week and golf tournaments remain local, benefiting the Sanford Roger Maris Cancer Center.
To register to participate in golf tournaments, visit RogerMarisWeek.com.
About Sanford Health
Sanford Health, the largest rural health system in the United States, is dedicated to transforming the health care experience and providing access to world-class health care in the heartland of America. Based in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, the organization serves more than one million patients and 220,000 health plan members on 250,000 square miles. The integrated health system has 47 medical centers, 2,800 Sanford physicians and advanced practice providers, 170 clinical investigators and researchers, more than 200 Good Samaritan Society senior care facilities, and global clinics in 8 countries around the world. . Learn more about Sanford Health’s commitment to shaping the future of lifelong rural health care at sanfordhealth.org or Sanford Health News.
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