Jimmy V Celebrity Golf Classic this weekend


Friday, golfers took to the links of Pinehurt No. 4 for the ESPN Pre-V event.

Saturday and Sunday, the actual Jimmy V Celebrity Golf Classic will be held at the Lonnie Poole Golf Course on NC State's Centennial Campus.

It's the nineteenth year for the annual tournament which brings together celebrities, local and national sponsors, and volunteers to raise money for cancer research.

For a full schedule of all the events and ticket information, go to www.golfclassic.org

The V Foundation for Cancer Research was founded in 1993 by ESPN and the late Jim Valvano, legendary North Carolina State basketball coach and ESPN commentator.

The event raises money to fund cancer research grants nationwide.

For more information on The V Foundation or to make a donation, please visit www.jimmyv.org.

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