The Atlas Foundation | Last chance for USA 7s Golf Classic with Jason Leonard and Gavin Hastings
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Last chance for USA 7s Golf Classic with Jason Leonard and Gavin Hastings

Rugby Legends Tee Off for Charity at the 2017 USA Sevens

Charity Golf Classic Scrumble

Join international rugby stars such as  Gavin Hastings, Jason Leonard, Waisele Serevi and Troy Coker and more for a round of golf

 

LAS VEGAS – Elite rugby action crosses over into the golf world during the 2017 USA Sevens Charity Golf Classic Scrumble, located at the Las Vegas Country Club on Friday, March 3 beginning with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. Golf and rugby enthusiasts can now register for the exclusive chance to play 18 holes of golf with international rugby legends to benefit the charities of tournament hosts, US Rugby FoundationThe Atlas Foundation and Play Rugby USA.

The 2017 USA Sevens Charity Golf Classic Scrumble will be played in Scramble format which allows players to enjoy the game without keeping individual scores. International rugby players participating in this year’s golf classic scrumble include Fijian rugby legend Waisele Serevi, USRF executive director, Brian Vizard; former Scotland rugby star, Gavin Hastings; RWC winner Jason Leonard; 3 Time RWC performer Troy Coker, and more than a dozen other Ex USA Eagles including, Gary Hein, Mike Saunders, Don James Jr., Pay Johnson, Bill Leversee, Tommy Smith and more.

Tournament entry for individual players is $295, $1,000 for a four person team and $2,000 for a five person team, which includes a rugby legend joining the team. Tournament players will also receive breakfast, entry to the Rise of Rugby Luncheon, a USA Sevens gift bag and passes to the Golf Awards Ceremony. The top three players or teams of the golf scrumble will take home prizes such as VIP tickets to the USA Sevens International Rugby Tournament, Rhino Rugby outerwear, a USA Sevens Rugby ball signed by rugby legends and more.

Those wishing to sponsor the 2017 USA Sevens Charity Golf Classic Scrumble can promote their brand within different sponsorship levels, including Presenting, Gold, Silver, Bronze and Food and Beverage. To purchase tickets and find additional information for the 2017 USA Sevens Charity Golf Classic Scrumble, please visit the tournament website. Registration for sponsorship opportunities at the golf scrumble ends Friday, Feb. 24 and registration for players ends Tuesday, Feb. 28.

The 2017 USA Sevens Charity Golf Classic Scrumble is one of many exciting events for rugby fans during Rugby Week, which leads up to the USA Sevens International Rugby Tournament, March 3 – 5 at Sam Boyd Stadium. Tickets for USA Sevens International Rugby Tournament are currently on sale and available for purchase at www.usasevens.com.

 

TWEET IT: Hit the greens w/ rugby legends to benefit @USRFF @JLeonardAtlas @PlayRugbyUSA! Enter here:http://bit.ly/2kQ0aeY

 

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About United World Sports:

United World Sports (UWS) LLC hosts a dynamic line up of emerging sports properties and has quickly become the leader at delivering premier international sports properties to U.S. audiences. UWS’ flagship property is the USA Sevens Rugby Tournament held annually in Las Vegas. This exciting 16-nation, three-day tournament has become the largest attended rugby event in North America with more than 80,000 fans coming to Sam Boyd Stadium. Broadcast live on NBC Sports the tournament serves as the only U.S. stop on a nine-city world tour and reaches more than 400 million television households worldwide. Additional UWS properties include the Las Vegas Invitational, which occurs alongside the USA Sevens and is the largest participatory rugby tournament in the western hemisphere; the America’s Rugby Seven’s Cup; the Penn Mutual College Rugby Championship (CRC); and the Penn Mutual Varsity Cup Rugby Championship.

 

About USA Sevens Rugby:

The annual USA Sevens international rugby tournament is the premier rugby event in North America. The 2017 Las Vegas event will be the men’s fifth event out of ten and the women’s third event out of six in the HSBC Sevens World Series. Fans in attendance will see 16 international rugby sevens teams play 77 matches during a three-day competition in an attempt to gain points in the Sevens World Series standings. Fans can stay updated on all the latest USA Sevens Rugby news, events and details by following on Facebook (USA Sevens Rugby Tournament And Festival),Twitter (@USASevensRugby) and Instagram (@USASevensRugby).

 

Played on the same size field as traditional 15-player rugby, rugby sevens is played with just seven players per team.  Matches have seven-minute halves with two-minute intervals for pool and knock-out matches. The fast pace and short duration of matches makes every moment of the action thrilling for spectators.

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION:

USA Sevens International Rugby Tournament

Jaclyn Dadas / Lea Komitzky /Paige Adams

Kirvin Doak Communications

USASevensRugby@KirvinDoak.com

 

 

 

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