1 OAK Las Vegas to Host The Coach Woodson Invitational Gala, Red Carpet & Pairings Party with a Private Performance by R&B Sensation Mya

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Woodson to Host Exclusive Celebrity Red Carpet Gala & Celebrity Pairings Party at 1 OAK on Sunday. July 10

Coach Woodson and Cedric The Entertainer Hang out at the Coach Woodson Las Vegas Invitational Welcome Party

The 3rd annual Coach Woodson Las Vegas Invitational, the ultimate luxury weekend and kick off to NBA Summer League, hosted by Assistant Clippers Coach Michael Woodson, will take place July 8-11, 2016 in Las Vegas. On Sunday, July 10, The Woodson Gala & Red Carpet will be hosted at 1 OAK, an exclusive Las Vegas hotspot located in The Mirage Hotel and Casino, with a special performance by Grammy-winning recording artist Mya Harrison.

ESPN SportsCenter Anchor, Jay Harris and Professional Golfer and Fashion Designer, Seema Sadekar, will co-host the star-studded evening that will feature celebrity announcements, signature cocktails, and surprise guests along with a performance by Mya, in support of Coach Woodson and Nations of Coaches, a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing coaches together through guidance and knowledge.

“1 OAK Las Vegas is excited to host the The Woodson Gala Red Carpet & Celebrity Pairings Party. 1 OAK is a proud supporter of Coach Woodson and his charity, Nations of Coaches, we are thrilled to be a part of this special weekend,” said Matt Salazar, Marketing Director for 1 OAK.

The event will welcome Actor, Anthony Anderson, 2016 NBA Championship Team Head Coach Tyronn Lue, R&B Recording Legend, Jeffrey Osbourne, father and son NBA stars former and current NBA players Gerald Henderson Sr. and Gerald Henderson Jr., Actor and Comedian, Chris Tucker, NBA Star, JR Smith, NBA Legends, Larry Johnson, John Starks, Larry Johnson, Baron Davis, Eddie Johnson, Clippers Assistant Coaches Armond Hill and Sam Cassell, MLB Star and Legend, David Justice, Former Lakers Head Coach, Byron Scott, Boxing Champion, Winky Wright, Sportscaster Mike Hill, Political Personality, Omarosa Manigault-Stallworth and music icons Tony Cornelius, Eddie Levert, Jeffrey Osborne and actors: Cedric The Entertainer, Boris Kodjoe, Alan Thicke and many more.

“A well worth journey from Australia to attend Coach Woodson’s event, I’m able to showcase the Steigen brand and make new friendships. It is so great to be back and share this experience with my clients, we are a part of something very interactive for an international sports brand,” said Louis Rowan, President & CEO of Steigen Brand, The Official Sock and Hat Partner of 2016 The Woodson Invitational.

Sponsors of the Woodson Gala include The Mirage, Cox Communications, 1BID1.com, MGM Resorts, Zacapa Rum, Steigen, The LA Clippers, Corona, Monster Cables, Perrier, Avion Tequila, Luc Belaire, Reflection Bay, 1 OAK, Active Dreamers and IMPACT Basketball.

“The Coach Woodson Invitational is redefining how golf tournaments are played by merging golf, music, celebration, entertainment, fashion and lifestyle,” said Nisha Sadekar, Event Producer at PGD Global. “We are always trying to find creative ways to introduce people to the game of golf and all that it has to offer; and this event does that in a really fabulous way.”

The four-day event will include an educational basketball youth clinic at Impact Basketball on Friday, July 8, that will host junior participants for a hands-on coaching experience from the accomplished Woodson. On Saturday, July 9, Woodson will welcome coaches from all over the nation to the Woodson Coaches Forum providing professional development and training discussions around coaching, strategy and mentorship. Sunday, July 10 will include a Gifting Suite, Practice Rounds, FENDI Fashion Experience featuring Kiwi Plum swimwear and Caviar Blu jewelry. The evening sets up for the highly anticipated and star-studded Woodson Gala, Red Carpet & Celebrity Pairings Party. On Monday, July 11 Reflection Bay Golf Club hosts The Woodson Invitational Golf Tournament, it will feature a Day Lounge presented by Corona in the Clubhouse and will host a special Women’s Experience at Lake Las Vegas, hosted by Terri Woodson, wife of Mike Woodson.

Select VIP Packages are still available and can be tailored to include golf, hospitality, and invitations to the private parties and the gala at 1 OAK. For information on VIP experiences call Play Golf Designs Inc.: 310.926.4075. For more information, visit http://www.CoachWoodsonInvitational.com.

The Coach Woodson Las Vegas Invitational will be the only summer golf event in Las Vegas where influential sports figures and celebrities congregate. Founded by the former NBA player, former Head Coach of the New York Knicks, and current Assistant Coach of The Los Angeles Clippers, Mike Woodson, lives with the mission to give back to the community through sports, coaching and friendship. All for a good cause, The Coach Woodson Las Vegas Invitational celebrates the world of basketball, while showcasing the best of golf, fashion and entertainment. For more information, visit http://www.CoachWoodsonInvitational.com, like on Facebook, http://www.Facebook.com/COACHWOODSONinv tweet @COACHWOODSONinv or Instagram @woodsoninvitational

Bringing a New York nightlife experience to Las Vegas, 1 OAK has already made a strong impression on club-goers around the world. 1 OAK brings a unique combination of art, fashion, and celebrity status to the nightclub world. Located in The Mirage Hotel & Casino, 1 OAK has given Las Vegas Nightclubs a New York spin with its Avant-garde artwork and design. Within its 16,000-square-feet are two separate rooms which each contain their own full-service bar and DJ booth. Having two rooms competing for the attention and energy of each patron leads to a party that exceeds everyone’s expectations. Since opening its doors on New Year's Eve with a star-studded celebration hosted by the incomparable Fergie and featuring a now famous 3-hour DJ set by YEEZYWORLDPEACE, better known to most as Kanye West, 1 OAK has been leading the party for nightclubs in Las Vegas. And the best part about 1 OAK... …this is just the beginning.

Play Golf Designs, Inc. (PGD Global) is a golf marketing & event company, directing and participating in luxury events for some of the world’s most legendary athletes, entertainers and organizations including Coach Mike Woodson, Julius Erving, Jeffrey Osborne, The Broadcasters Foundation of America, Jerome Williams, Reggie Jackson and Ahmad Rashad. PGD blends pop culture and entertainment, creating the most unique, innovative golf events and experiences for each client. PGD Global focuses on celebrating diversity and inclusion in golf while welcoming women to the game with open arms. Specializing in connecting golf to the modern world of trends and fashion, PGD Global operates golf and lifestyle events and experiences all around the country, welcoming new golfers and businesses to the game. http://pgdglobal.com/. Tweet or Instagram @PGDGlobal or Facebook http://www.facebook.com/PlayGolfDesigns

Reflection Bay Golf Club is set on luxurious Lake Las Vegas, located 15 minutes east of the Las Vegas Strip. A 320 acre man-made lake, Lake Las Vegas is the centerpiece of this high-end residential resort community. Built in 1998, Reflection Bay Golf Club was designed by 18 time Major winner Jack Nicklaus. The course is designated as a prestigious Jack Nicklaus Signature Design, the only such course located in the state of Nevada. Reflection Bay played host to the Wendy’s 3Tour Challenge from 1998 to 2007, showcasing the talents of such champions as Bubba Watson, Fred Couples, John Daly and Phil Mickelson. The lavish 32,000-square-foot clubhouse features a full golf shop, as well as casual and fine dining. The facilities at Reflection Bay provide the perfect setting for VIP golf groups, corporate outings, celebrations and weddings. In addition to world-class golf and dining facilities, Reflection Bay offers some truly unique lifestyle experiences including a private white sand beach, paddle boarding, and access to the La Contessa and Lady of the Lake yachts. We also feature one of the most unique concert experiences in the world, as our floating stage turns Reflection Bay into a beachside venue like no other.

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