Tournament Info


The Fourth Annual a3 Big Brothers Big Sisters Celebrity Golf Tournament will be held on Friday, June 21, 2013 at Three Ridges Golf Course. We will have a morning flight and an afternoon flight. The schedule and and details for each flight will be sent to you upon registration.

Last year’s tournament raised over $10,000 for Big Brother’s Big Sister’s of East Tennessee. The celebrity line up included more than 20 current and former NFL and NBA players, including four first round NFL draft picks, as well as legendary players and coaches from the University of Tennessee. We expect this year’s tournament to be even better.

All proceeds will be donated to Big Brothers Big Sisters of East Tennessee. The registration fee per team is $1000 or $250 per player. With all money going to charity through a3 Events, a non-profit 501c3, the majority of all sponsorship donations will be tax deductible.



Before the tournament’s shotgun start, your team will have an opportunity to attend a Meet & Greet session with all of the tournament’s celebrities. At the Meet & Greet, golfers have the opportunity to chat with the tournament celebrities and talk with them one on one. This is also a great time for photos and autographs.

Our tournament features themed holes such as a massage hole, specialty food and drink holes, a cigar hole, as well as tournament contests providing players with an opportunity to win grand prizes.

  • The third annual a3 Celebrity Golf Tournament has unique features which puts it in a whole other league compared with most tournaments in the area.
  • Celebrities are very accessible throughout tournament day, giving every player the opportunity to interact with NFL/NBA athlete on a personal level. For the past two years, our tournament has boasted a celebrity roster which includes: Albert Haynesworth, Eric Berry, Carl Pickens, Peerless Price, Joey Kent, Jason Allen, Denarius Moore, Phillip Fulmer, Al Wilson, CJ Watson, Wayne Chism, Chris Lofton, Bruce Pearl, and many more.



Three Ridges Golf Course is one of Knoxville’s premier public golf facilities. Set in the shadows of the Great Smoky Mountains Three Ridges is a challenge to golfers of all skill levels. You are sure to enjoy a great day of golf amid spectacular scenery.

Named one of Golf Digest’s Best Places To Play, Three Ridges was designed by Ault, Clark and Associates and features smooth Bentgrass greens, Bermuda tees and fairways, and 63 strategically placed bunkers. Three Ridges hosts numerous charitable and corporate events including the Knox County Amateur Championship.


ABOUT Big Brothers Big Sisters of East Tennessee

The mission of Big Brothers Big Sisters of East Tennessee is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationships that change their lives for the better, forever.







The 3rd Annual a3 Celebrity Golf Tournament is brought to you by a3 Events, a non-profit organization specializing in connecting athletes with fundraising opportunities. a3 helps athletes reach an elite level , a3 Events helps athletes give back to the communities that provided the foundation for their success.