Legendary Broadcaster - Johnny Holliday- Rallies DMV's Sports Elite to Raise Millions for Youth
11th Annual Johnny Holliday Scholarship Classic Golf Tournament
with 2016 Community Champion Honoree:
Hall of Fame Basketball Coach, Morgan Wootten
June 6, 2016, University of Maryland Golf Course in College Park, MD. Dozens of DC & MD area athletes, coaches, sports TV & Radio hosts will tee off at what’s become the who’s who in area golf tournaments… The Johnny Holliday Scholarship Classic.
The tournament has raised over $1 million to help more than 3,000 youths in the DC-MD-VA area receive personal mentoring through the Youth Leadership Foundation. It has also provided scholarships for YLF alumni to attend the University of Maryland.
Some of the Celebrity Golfers Include:
About Youth Leadership Foundation: YLF builds character and supports the pursuit of academic excellence among DC-MD-VA youth, through mentoring and scholarships. Over the 18-year history, committed students have changed the trajectory of their lives academically, socially and professionally.
YLF is pleased to announce this tournament will also offer targeted financial assistance to merit-worthy YLF students so they can attend local elementary and high schools.
Johnny Holliday: “More children receiving quality education has been a goal of mine for over a decade and I’m happy to say that expanding the impact of the Johnny Holliday Scholarship Classic is doing even more to open doors and lower those barriers for the children that YLF serves!”
This year’s Johnny Holliday Scholarship Classic will honor legendary Hall of Fame Basketball Coach Morgan Wootten. Morgan is so magnanimous that, not only did the majority of his players receive scholarships to play D-1 basketball for 20 plus years, but also his team’s managers received academic scholarships as well.
YLF Alumni Story:
Anderson Hall was born and raised in Northeast Washington, D.C., Mr. Hall attended YLF programs from 5th to 8th grade. Benefiting from the many program hours spent with his mentors, he was accepted into DeMatha, graduated and now attends Virginia State University where he will graduate with a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science. Grateful to YLF, Hall continues to mentor at our summer programs to pass on the character he has built over the years