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FALL 2017

Ballantyne Magazine covers news, events, real estate, restaurants, shopping, health, schools and business in the upscale Ballantyne Area of Charlotte, NC.

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W I R E At a Glance What's happening in and around Ballantyne HoopTee Celebrity Golf Classic Holds 15th Annual Fundraiser C harlotte Hornets President Fred Whitfield and a host of high-profile guests celebrated the 15th Annual HoopTee Celebrity Golf Classic at The Ballantyne in July. HoopTee is the primary fundraiser for HoopTee Charities Inc., a nonprofit started by Whitfield to support activities that make a positive impact on the lives of less fortunate children across the country. The event brings together golf enthusiasts from the world of business, sports and entertainment for two days of competition, relaxation and fun for the cause. This year's celebrity roster included Greg An- thony, retired NBA and CBS sports analyst; Dré Bly, retired NFL player; Dell Curry, retired NBA player; Thomas Davis, Carolina Panthers; Alonzo Mourning, retired NBA Hall of Famer and Miami Heat execu- tive; Muhsin Muhammad, retired NFL player; Charles Oakley, retired NBA player; Greg Olsen, Carolina Panthers; Jonathan Stewart, Carolina Panthers; and Ron Rivera, Carolina Panthers head coach. Photos by LaVelle Productions Well-known personalities at the HoopTee Celebrity Golf Classic included Thomas "Hollywood" Henderson and HoopTee founder Fred Whitfield (above, left), Scott Williams and Ron Harper (center), and Greg Olsen (right). BALLANTYNE FALL 2017 15 Wire

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