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03/29/2011

Clay Walker Returns to Pebble Beach

Clay Walker Charity Classic to Raise Money for Multiple Sclerosis Research

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 29, 2011) – Now in its fourth year, the Clay Walker Charity Classic (CWCC) is returning to Pebble Beach Resorts in Pebble Beach, Calif., June 29–July 2, to raise money and awareness for multiple sclerosis (MS) research. Walker’s charity, Band Against MS (BAMS), is hosting the tournament at the resort’s prestigious Pebble Beach Golf Links, The Links at Spanish Bay and Spyglass Hill Golf Course.

“I look forward to returning to Pebble Beach each year for the Clay Walker Charity Classic,” said Walker. “The coastal setting and world-class golf at Pebble Beach are the perfect backdrop for our tournament, and our friends at the resort always make everyone feel welcome.”

CWCC is the largest annual fundraiser for BAMS. Players experience an exciting 54-hole tournament with competition being the best two balls of the four-person team. Guests will also be treated to an evening of music and celebration with dinner, live and silent auctions, and an exclusive concert by Clay Walker and special guests at the tournament’s Gala event on Thursday, June 30.

Pebble Beach Golf Links has played host to five U.S. Open Championships along with the annual AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am Tournament.

Clay Walker made his country music debut in 1993 with his smash hit “What’s It To You,” which quickly climbed to #1 on the Billboard charts. Since then, he has sold over eleven million albums, had eleven #1 hit singles, and each year his concert tour continues to excite crowds all across the U.S. For more information about Clay Walker, visit www.claywalker.com.

About Band Against MS:

Band Against MS, Inc., (BAMS) is a 501 (c) (3) not-for-profit public charity committed to providing educational information for those living with multiple sclerosis, funding programs researching a cure for multiple sclerosis, and funding programs helping those living with the disease. Nationally acclaimed recording artist Clay Walker established BAMS in February 2003 because he wanted to help others living with the same disease he has battled since 1996. More information about BAMS is available at www.bandagainstms.org. Follow the organization on Twitter @BandAgainstMS or become a fan on Facebook by clicking here.

About Pebble Beach Company:

Pebble Beach Company, headquartered in Pebble Beach, California, owns and operates the world-famous Pebble Beach Resorts, including The Lodge at Pebble Beach, The Inn at Spanish Bay and Casa Palmero. The company also operates four renowned golf courses: Pebble Beach Golf Links, Spyglass Hill Golf Course, The Links at Spanish Bay and Del Monte Golf Course. Its other famed properties include the scenic 17-Mile Drive and The Spa at Pebble Beach, and it annually hosts premier events such as the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, the Callaway Golf Pebble Beach Invitational and the Wal-Mart First Tee Open at Pebble Beach. Site of the 2010 U.S. Open, Pebble Beach Golf Links has hosted five U.S. Opens, four U.S. Amateurs, one PGA Championship and numerous other tournaments.


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