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Colt Ford & Friends Celebrity Golf Classic

Starting Friday, September 27, 8PM ET/7PM CT



NASHVILLE, TN (September 26, 2013) – Country star Colt Ford hosted his second annual Colt Ford & Friends Celebrity Golf Classic this past weekend at the luxurious Château Élan Winery & Resort just outside Atlanta, GA. Great American Country (GAC) was on location capturing every entertaining moment for this weekend’s edition of “Top 20 Country Countdown.” Tune in to GAC starting Friday, September 27 at 8pm ET/7pm CT to catch Colt and his friends teeing off!


Airtimes on GAC are as follows:


Friday, 9/27/13 – 8PM and 10PM ET


Saturday, 9/28/13 – 12AM, 2AM, 11AM and 6PM ET


Sunday, 9/29/13 – 12PM ET


Proceeds of this annual event, which included a celebrity long-drive competition, silent auction, and an All-Star Jam, will go to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Stars and celebrities that were on hand lending their support to the cause included Charles Kelley from Lady Antebellum, Jamey Johnson, John Michael Montgomery, Josh Kelley, Craig Campbell, Ira Dean, Larry the Cable Guy, Laura Bell Bundy, LoCash Cowboys, The LACS, Tyler Farr, and others. Celebs from the sports world who attended included Chipper Jones (MLB), Brian Finneran (NFL), PGA golfers Billy Horschel, Boo Weekley, Dustin Johnson, Scott Brown, Tommy Gainey and William McGirt, to name a few.


About Colt Ford


“Ride Through the Country,” Colt’s breakthrough album released in 2008, is being re-released September 30, 2013, in celebration of the 5th Year Anniversary of Colt’s own independent label, Average Joes Entertainment. The “Revisited” version includes new guest features by country stars Ronnie Dunn, Joe Diffie, John Anderson, Wynonna and the LACS. Colt’s previous album, Declaration of Independence, debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart, and included the hit, “Back,” a collaboration with Jake Owen. In 2012, Colt penned two #1 hits; Jason Aldean’s “Dirt Road Anthem,” and Brantley Gilbert’s, “Country Must Be Country Wide.” Colt has sold over a million albums, millions more song downloads, has nearly 1 million Facebook fans and has over 15 million YouTube views. Colt was also recently featured in a two-page cover story in the Wall Street Journal and The Tennessean. In addition to being a gifted songwriter and artist, Colt is also a former professional Golfer and resides with his family in Athens, GA. For more information, please visit www.coltford.com.




Photo L-R:


Ira Dean, Brian King of The LACS, Brian Finneran (NFL), Clay Sharpe of The LACS, Preston Brust of LoCash Cowboys, Andrew Copeland of Sister Hazel, Chris Lucas of LoCash Cowboys, Josh Kelley, Charles Kelley of Lady Antebellum, Colt Ford, Chipper Jones (MLB), Craig Campbell, Adrian Young of No Doubt, Brad Penny (MLB), Tyler Farr, Larry The Cable Guy, Austin Dillon (NASCAR), Sean Willingham (PBR).


Photo credit: Rusty Harmon