2017 Celebrity Golf Classic



One celebrity will be paired up with a sponsored team.  The celebrity will be the 5th player of your team.   Presenting, Platinum, and Gold Sponsors will have priority selection with celebrities.  Unless noted below, all celebrities will play golf.



Coach Billy Kennedy: Head Men's Basketball coach 
at Texas A&M University

Steve O'Neal: Played for the NY Jets and set longest
punt record for the NFL.

Rich Coady: First Team All-Big 12 at A&M. Played for Dallas Cowboys (2005), and
St. Louis Rams and received Super Bowl XXXIV ring.

Matt Bumgardner: Played football at A&M, and graduated in 1999,
to then play for New England Patriots in 2000. Now works in special needs education
at Klein ISD.

Hunter Goodwin: Played football for A&M, then went on to play as a tight end
for the Atlanta Falcons, Minnesota Vikings, Miami Dolphins,

Bob Long: Played for Texas A&M football and baseball team. '69

Randy McCown: Quarterback for Texas A&M and later quarterback for
Houston Marshals spring football league.

Terrence Murphy: Played football for Texas A&M, and later went on to play in the NFL
for the Green Bay Packers. Terrence is now a CEO broker for TM5 Properties.

Dave Elmendorf: Played football and baseball for Texas A&M. Later went on to play in the
NFL for the Los Angeles Rams Super Bowl XIV team, and was voted outstanding defensive back.

Phil Bennett: Defensive coordinator for the Baylor Bears football team.

Tank Marshall: Played as defensive tackle for Texas A&M (1973-1976), then
later went on to play for the New York Jets.

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Bubba Bean: 4 year starter at Texas A&M, and former NFL running back for
the Atlanta Falcons.

Cameron Spikes: Played football for Texas A&M, then went on to play for the
St. Louis Rams (1999), Houston Texans (2002), and the Arizona Cardinals (2004).

Chad Barrum: (Pictured 3rd from left) Head golf professional at Pebble Creek Country Club

Evan Eike: Offensive line for Texas A&M University

Edd Hargett: former quarter back for Texas A&M University who went on to play professionally for the NFL's New Orleans Saints, and Houston Oilers. He later played for the Shreveport Steamers of the World Football League.

Hugh McElroy: A walk on player for Texas A&M University, and is now serving
as the Director for Institute Advancement.

Kyle Keller: Assistant basketball coach at Texas A&M University.

Luke McCown: quarterback for the New Orleans Saints. He played college football for the Louisiana Tech University Bulldogs, and was drafted by the Cleveland Browns in the 2004 NFL Draft. He also played for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2007, 2008, Jacksonville Jaguars from 2009 to 2011 and Atlanta Falcons in 2012. 

Stephen McGee: Highly regarded quarterback for Texas A&M, and later was signed
to the Dallas Cowboys (2009), and then the Houston Texans (2013).

Gary Blair: Head Coach for the Texas A&M Women's Basketball team since 2003.  He led TAMU to the national championship in 2011 and is listed in the top 35 of all time winningest active NCAA Division 1 women's basketball coaches.

Bob Ellis: Former, long-time coach of the Texas Aggies Men's Golf Team and led them to SWC Titles in 1982 and 1987.  Ellis is a member of the National Golf Coaches Hall of Fame by the Golf Coaches Association of America.

Jacob Green: A former American football defensive end and an SEC legend who played football for Texas A&M.  He was an All-American selection after completing 134 tackles and 20 quarterback sacks and also holds records for career fumbles caused as well as season fumbles caused.  Green was a first-round draft pick (10th overall) in 1980 by the Seattle Seahawks and played there for 12 seasons as well as one with the San Francisco 49ers.  

Mark Johnson: A hall of fame coach that coached Texas A&M's Men's Baseball Team from 1985 to 2005.  He led the Aggies to the NCAA playoffs 13 times and two College World Series appearances in 1993 and 1999.

Toya Jones: Former Texas A&M football player as well as American football defensive back and played for several teams in the NFL including the San Francisco 49ers(1999) and the Houston Texas(2002).

Travis Labhart: Former wide receiver for Texas A&M and is currently a free agent in the NFL.  He played for the Houston Texas in 2014-2015.

Ryan Swope: Set records as a Texas A&M wide receiver and was drafted by the Arizona Cardinals in 2013.

Ty Warren: A former American football defensive tackle who played 10 seasons in the NFL.  He played college ball at Texas A&M and was a first round pick in the 2003 NFL Draft by the New England Patriots.  He also spent some of his time in the NFL playing for the Denver Broncos.

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LeMarcus Newman: Former Texas A&M football player.  Newman also played for the San Francisco 49ers as a cornerback and kickoff returner.

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Kevin Matthews: Former Texas A&M center who has played in the NFL for the Tennessee Titans as well as the Carolina Panthers.

Reggie Brown: Played as a linebacker for the Texas A&M football team and was a first round pick in the 1996 NFL draft by the Detroit Lions.  Brown suffered a spinal cord contusion in his final game which ended his football career.

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Dana Batiste: Dana played for the Fightin' Texas Aggies and was drafted by the Miami Dolphins in 1989.

RC Slocum: Richard Copeland served as the head football coach for the Fightin' Texas Aggies from 1989 to 2002.  He holds the record for most won games as a coach at A&M (123 wins) and was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame as a coach in 2012.