Biletnikoff Golf Classic set for Monday in Lincoln

By: Staff report
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The seventh annual Fred Biletnikoff Hall of Fame Golf Classic/The Oakland Raiders Tournament will be held Monday at Catta Verdera Country Club in Lincoln.

Proceeds benefit the Biletnikoff Foundation, which was established in memory of Tracey Biletnikoff, the late daughter of the NFL Hall-of-Fame receiver.

The tournament will include a continental breakfast, $5,000 putting contest, $25,000 hole-in-one contest, four $100,000 shootouts, course competitions, tee prizes, a 19th-hole reception, dinner, entertainment, silent auction, Biletnikoff Angels, Raiderettes and celebrities from across the nation.

Prize packages include an eight-day trip for two to Scotland, an eight-day trip for two to Hawaii and an eight-day trip for two to Augusta, Ga.

Several former Raiders players are confirmed as guests, including Biletnikoff, Ted Hendricks, Willie Brown, Daryle Lamonica, Ken Stabler, Jim Plunkett and Tim Brown.

For tickets and information, contact the Biletnikoff Foundation at 7080 Donlon Way, Suite 126, Dublin, CA 94568; or (925) 556-2525. Tickets may be ordered online at

Other activities related to the tournament include a gridiron greats autograph show from 3-4 p.m. on Sunday at Ruth’s Chris Steak House in the Westfield Galleria at Roseville; and “Take A Stand — Be Forever Inspired” from 5-7 p.m. Sunday at Granite Bay High School. Student-athletes from Placer County high schools have been invited to the event, which includes speeches by NFL legends Biletnikoff and Brown and motivational speaker Adam Ybarra.