Imagine playing at one of the most famous golf courses in the United States with some of the world's most respected golfers. The First Tee, a charity that helps young people from all backgrounds learn about golf, is auctioning the opportunity for one lucky fan and a guest to play alongside Hall of Famers including Tom Watson, Tom Kite, Ben Crenshaw and Nick Price in a Champions Tour event at the The Homecare & Hospice First Tee Open at Pebble Beach. The auction through charitybuzz ends on on August 19. The package is a week-long experience on the Monterey Peninsula that includes accommodations at the Inn at Spanish Bay, a practice round and one tournament round at Pebble Beach, unlimited practice rounds at the pristine Del Monte Golf Course and more. The Homecare & Hospice First Tee Open is a 54-hole golf event with 78 Champions Tour players paired with 78 junior golfers ages 15-18 and 156 amateurs. They will compete on Pebble Beach Golf Links and Del Monte Golf Course over Labor Day weekend 2010. The package is estimated at $25,000 but bids start at $7,250.
Clint Eastwood is the chairman of the event and former President George H. W. Bush and Arnold Palmer are honorary co-chairs. Golfers will play both courses Friday and Saturday and on Pebble Beach only on Sunday. All three rounds will be broadcast internationally on the Golf Channel.