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The Legendary Experience Has Arrived

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THE EVENT

The Julius Erving Golf Classic is a three-day experience honoring the best of Philadelphia through basketball, lifestyle and golf. The experience concludes with an 18 hole museum showcasing the journey of the NBA Icon. #ErvingStyle

Saint Davids

THE GOLF CLUB

St. Davids Golf & Country Club, a premier and private club will host to the 2018 Julius Erving Golf Classic, offering spectacular views, spectacular views, challenging holes and beautifully manicured greens.

The Logan Hotel

THE HOTEL

The Official Hotel of the Erving Classic and the Erving Ball. The Logan hotel is a stylish new hotel in the heart of Philadelphia that blends vibrant colors with local artwork, leaving guests with a warm and unique experience.

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THE CHARITY

Transforming lives and providing opportunity, The Salvation Army of Philadelphia is an organization that holds history in the career of Julius Erving. #HopeWithABasketball will allow Julius to connect and give back to the children of the community.
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Julius Erving | An Icon & Legend

Julius Winfield Erving Il, known by the nickname “Dr. J”, helped launch a modern style of basketball that emphasized athletic play above the rim. Erving helped legitimize the now defunct (ABA). As some players are considered to be “the team”, Dr. J was considered to be “the league”. He was the undisputed face of the ABA and their new brand of basketball, when the ABA-NBA merger occurred after the 1976 season.

Erving won three championships, four Most Valuable Player Awards, and three scoring titles while playing with the ABA’s Virginia Squires and New York Nets and the NBA’s Philadelphia 76ers. He is currently ranked in the top 5 in scoring, with 30,026 points (NBA and ABA combined). Julius is most well-known for his artistry above the rim concluding with his patented slam dunk. Generations later, players are still trying to imitate that iconic dunk from the free throw line, which he executed on his way to winning the ABA’s Slam Dunk Contest in 1976.

Erving was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 1993 and was named as one of the 50 Greatest Players in NBA History in 1996. Erving is known as a dignified and gracious individual who truly understands what it means to be an ambassador to the game of basketball. While a player, he understood the responsibility of being seen as the “Doctor” and didn’t disappoint game in and game out. Today, he remains one of the most cherished players around the game and is respected by players and coaches both past and present.

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2018 Schedule


Saturday, September 8

2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Erving Youth Basketball Experience
Presented by Philadelphia 76ers
“#HopeWithABasketball”
In partnership with The Salvation Army
& Grab A Ball & Play

Sunday, September 9

12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Erving Women’s Experience
By Invitation Only
Dress Code | Fashionably Chic

7:00 PM – 11:30 PM
The Erving “Black Tie” Ball, Red Carpet & Pairings Party @ The Logan Hotel
Dress Code | Black Tie Formal
Red Carpet opens at 7:30 PM

11:30 PM – Close
The Erving Cigar Lounge & After Party
@ Ashton Cigar Bar
By Invitation Only | Credentials Required

Monday, September 10

8:00 AM
Breakfast, Gifting & Registration
@ St Davids Golf Club

9:30 AM
Opening Ceremonies

10:00 AM
Julius Erving Golf Classic
Presented by Delta Airlines
Dress Code | Golf Attire Required

1:30 PM
Cocktails with Dorys
@ The Erving Clubhouse Lounge

2:30 PM
The Erving Lounge @ St Davids Golf Club Opens
DJ, Cocktails & Nosh
By Invitation Only | Credentials Required

4:00 PM
The Erving Legacy Closing Reception & Entertainment
@ The Erving Clubhouse Lounge

Hosts


Seema Sadekar

Professional Golfer & Fashionista
@TheSeemaSadekar

Julius Erving

NBA Legend
@OfficialDrj6

Jay Harris

ESPN SportsCenter Anchor
@JayHarrisESPN

2018 Invited Celebrities


* Past Attendees

*Julius Erving
NBA Hall of Fame

Ahmad Rashad
Former NFL Star

Allen Iverson
NBA Hall of Fame

*Alonzo Mourning
Former NBA Star

*Ann Myers Drysdale
Broadcaster

*Anthony Anderson
Actor & Comedian

*Beverly Johnson
Model & Actress

*Ced The Entertainer
Actor & Comedian

Charles Barkley
Former NBA Star

*Charles Pontius
Philadelphia Union Soccer Star

*Chris Tucker
Actor & Comedian

*Dei Lynam
Broadcaster

*Eddie Levert
Musician

Eddie Johnson
Former NBA Coach & Star

Elton Brand
Sixers NBA Star

*Gerald Henderson Jr.
Sixers NBA Star

*Gerald Henderson Sr.
Former NBA Star

*George Lopez
Actor & Comedian

*Ginuwine
R&B Star

*Jahlil Okafor
Sixers NBA Star

*James Worthy
NBA Hall of Fame

*Jay Harris
ESPN Announcer

*Jeffrey Osborne
R&B Legend

*Jerome Bettis
NFL Hall of Fame

*Joe Carter
Former MLB Star

Joe Washington
Former NFL Star

*John Starks
Former NBA Star

*Johnny Gill
R&B Legend

*Justin Anderson
Sixers NBA Star

*Keith Byars
Broadcaster & Former NFL Star

*Kenny Leon
Tony Award Winning Director

*Lee Elder
Golf Legend

*Marc Zumoff
Broadcaster

*Marcus Allen
Former NFL Star

*Markelle Fultz
76er’s NBA Star

*Maurice Allen
Professional Long Drive

*Maurice Edu
Philadelphia Union Soccer Star

*Mike Phillips
Jazz Musician

*Mike Quick
Former NFL Star

*Mike Woodson
NBA Assistant Coach Phoenix Suns

*Oguchi Onyewu
Philadelphia Union Soccer Star

Ozzie Smith
MLB Hall of Fame

*Philip Bailey
R&B Legend

*Reggie Jackson
MLB Hall of Fame

*Reggie Theus
Former NBA Star

*Richard Dent
NFL Hall of Fame

Raje Shwari
Music Producer

Richard “RIP” Hamilton
Former NBA Star

*Rondae Hollis-Jefferson
Former NBA Star

*Seema Sadekar
Professional Golfer & Fashionista

*Shaquille O’Neal
NBA Hall of Fame

*Sonny Hill
Basketball Legend

*Tony Cornelius
Soul Train Royalty

*Victor Green
Former NFL Star

Wanda Durant
Inspirational Speaker

World B. Free
Former NBA Star

Packages


Individual

Price Is Per Package

$5,500
  • 2 Entries to Erving Private Cocktail Reception
  • 2 Entries to Erving Ball
  • 1 Entry to Erving Golf Classic
  • 1 Entry to The Erving Lounge
  • Transportation
  • Erving Signature Gifting

Twosome

Price is Per Package

$10,000
  • 4 Entries to Erving Private Cocktail Reception
  • 4 Entries to Erving Ball
  • 2 Entries to Erving Golf Classic
  • 2 Entries to The Erving Lounge
  • Transportation
  • Erving Signature Gifting

Foursome

Price is Per Package

$20,000
  • 8 Entries to Erving Private Cocktail Reception
  • 8 Entries to Erving Ball
  • 4 Entries to Erving Golf Classic
  • 4 Entries to The Erving Lounge
  • 2 Entries to Ladies Wine, Chocolate and Cheese Pairings with Dorys Erving (Ladies Only)
  • Hole Sponsor | On-Course Erving Museum
  • Transportation
  • Erving Signature Gifting

A La Carte

Price Is Per Item

$PER
  • $2500 | Individual Golf | Includes Lunch
  • $425 | Ladies Wine, Chocolate and Cheese Pairings With Dorys Erving (Ladies Only)
  • $375 | Erving Ball, Red Carpet and Pairings Party
  • $425 | Erving Lounge Closing Ceremonies
  • $325 | The Erving Cigar Lounge and After Party
  • $500 | One Page in Erving Program

Partners


PGD Global

Dr. J Enterprises

Delta

Jefferson

Tanqueray No Ten

Converse

Diageo

76ers

Pond Lehocky Stern Giordano

Insight Medical

Zacapa

Nike

St Davids

NBA CAres

Ashton Cigar Bar

Ciroc

Cashman & Associates

“Diverse

“Murph’s”

Big Mountain Imaging

Mitchell & Ness

CMA

“251

DeLeon

WaWa

The Logan Hotel

“Lancer”

Yatra

Roots of Fight

“ABG”

Fanatics

King Limo

Hand Stone

Nestle

Perrier

“Treats

Bonjoc

Kellstrom Defense

Chef's Cut

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