Los Angeles, California – July 27, 2021 – Actor John O’Hurley, known for his role as J. Peterman on hit sitcom Seinfeld, has teamed up with the Childhelp organization to bring golf lovers a one-of-a-kind virtual interactive golf video game tournament within Ultimate Golf. This unique virtual tournament experience starts on Monday, August 2 and ends on Sunday, August 8, 2021, with world-famous talent such as Rock ICON Alice Cooper, actor (Seinfeld and Rules of Engagement) Patrick Warburton set to compete. Proceeds will benefit Childhelp, an organization that provides support for victims of child abuse and neglect.
Ever wonder how your golf game stacks up against your favorite celebrity or pro athlete? Ultimate Golf delivers stats to participating golfers allowing them to see how their golf skills stack up against the tournament’s list of participating celebrities. Even better, interested participants can download the App free at the Apple App Store and Google Play Store, to test their fairway mettle against the world’s best virtual golfers across a variety of game modes.
Ultimate Golf is the perfect mobile experience for golf fans on the go, featuring real courses such as the Wolf Creek Golf Club and Fairmont Banff Springs, alongside professional equipment to play like a pro. With real-time multiplayer matches, tournaments and a unique ‘Golf Royale’ mode, bragging rights are up for grabs as players duel anywhere and at any time.
Ultimate Golf Virtual Tournament celebrity participants include John O’Hurley, Food Network Celebrity Chef Guy Fieri, NFL 3x Super Bowl champion Steve Young, Two-time Pro Bowler Super Bowl Champion XV11 and sports commentator Joe Theisman, Winner of 90 international golf tournaments and most winning female golfer Annika Sörenstam, PGA golfer and commentator on Golf Channel & NBC Peter Jacobsen, Host of the special report with Bret Baier on the Fox news channel and the chief political correspondent for Fox News, Actor (Saturday Night and Modern Family) Rob Riggle, Comedian Larry the Cable Guy and more will lend their support to generate awareness for the event and the vital work of Childhelp. This thrilling line-up of participants will compete to put to rest the age-old question of who the best celebrity golfer amongst them is, whilst helping to positively change the lives of children in need.
“The Ultimate Golf Virtual Tournament has allowed me to take my love for the game of golf and combine it with a charity that is very close to my heart.” says John O’Hurley “I am honored that many of my friends and colleagues have joined me in helping to spread awareness and funds for this incredibly worthwhile cause.”
HOW IT WORKS Anyone interested in joining the action and becoming a hero to at-risk youth, victims of child abuse and neglect in need of Childhelp’s services can take part by downloading the app during the tournament dates and making an in-app purchase of the official Childhelp golf ball within the Ultimate Golf video game. All proceeds will go to support Childhelp*.
In addition to raising funds, players can also hone their golfing skills on the virtual course, selecting from a variety of world-famous locations. Like a true pro golfer, perfect your swing, to drive, chip and putt from an endless variety of lies on the fairway and greens. Avoid the rough and bunkers in this amazing 3D golf simulation, featuring stunning 3D graphics and realistic physics for a finely tuned golf simulation.
“We are extremely proud to be partnering up with Childhelp to raise funds through Ultimate Golf during the tournament dates so that the children and youth within our communities have access to the exceptional support the charity provides. We are excited to have John O’Hurley and all of the great celebrities and professional athletes join our team to raise awareness for this important cause.” comments Miniclip and Hypgames.
*Subject to Miniclip’s Terms and Conditions and any costs incurred by Miniclip to publish the Game.