The Toby Keith & Friends Golf Classic returns to Norman June 2-3 for its 19th edition in support of OK Kids Korral, the cost-free home for families of children battling cancer. Sawyer Brown will headline the denim and diamonds-themed dinner and auction Friday (6/2) at Riverwind Casino with support from local favorites Drive.
Silent auction items include signed memorabilia from NFL quarterback Joe Burrow, NBA star Steph Curry, golf icon Tiger Woods and music greats Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood, Luke Combs, Thomas Rhett, Dolly Parton, Tim McGraw, Miranda Lambert, Parker McCollum, Reba McEntire and Brooks & Dunn.
Additional silent auction items include donations from Ashley Furniture, Crew's Cottage Carlton Landing, The Joinery, Tim Kenney, Travis McIntyre, Red Fork Distillery, Kennel & Crate, Ryan Cunningham, South OKC Ace Hardware and LOREC Ranch Home Furnishings. Live auction offerings include trips to Australia and Croatia, a hunting excursion, membership to the private national golf Dormie Network and one-of-a-kind items from Toby Keith.
Shotgun start golf begins Saturday morning (6/3) at Norman's Belmar Golf Club, concluding with a $10,000 closest-to-the-pin shootout. Silent auction bidding opens to the public May 12 here: winningticket.com/TKFGC-2023.
The 18th annual Toby Keith & Friends Golf Classic raised more than $1.3 million in May of 2022 – the third highest total ever. To date, the event has raised more than $15 million for OK Kids Korral.
About Toby Keith: Arguably the most prolific self-directed creative force in country's modern era, Toby Keith has amassed 42 top 10 hits, 32 No. 1s, 40 million albums sold and more than 10 billion streams largely on the strength of his own songwriting and producing, and under the banner of his own Show Dog Nashville record label. Among his many accomplishments, the Songwriters Hall of Fame (2015), the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame (2021) and BMI Icon (2022) are his most treasured.
About Sawyer Brown: One of country's most celebrated live acts, Sawyer Brown have released 18 albums, charted 50 Billboard singles and scored three No. 1s – "Step That Step," "Some Girls Do" and "Thank God For You."
About OK Kids Korral: OK Kids Korral helps make life a little easier for children with cancer by providing a safe, convenient, and hopeful place for families to connect with each other and focus on the well-being of their child. OK Kids Korral provides daytime and overnight lodging for pediatric patients and their families. The state of the art facilities at OK Kids Korral are designed to create a relaxing haven for the entire family.
Visit www.tobykeithfoundation.org for more information.