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Ja Invitational Pro-Am Annie's Revenge attracts American celebrities

American actor and director, David Arquette, writer/producer, John Swetnam of Mad Horse Films and producer Michael Botti headline the list of celebrities set to take part in the Jamaica Invitational Pro-Am Annie's Revenge, presented by Appleton Estate Jamaica Rum, October 29-November 2, 2014. The Jamaica Tourist Board event, now in its ninth year, has continued to grow over the years, attracting the Hollywood stars for this year's staging.

Arquette, who has appeared in Scream, and its sequels, and more recently in Happy Face Killer released earlier this year, will join Swetnam, whose two movies Step Up and Into the Storm are currently in theatres. Botti, producer of Fire with Fire starring Bruce Willis, Rosario Dawson and Josh Duhamel joins his industry associates who will tee off on Cinnamon Hill and White Witch, two of Jamaica's best cham-pionship golf courses.

Described by many players as the best Pro-Am in the region, Arquette, Swetnam and Botti will make their tournament debut on the majestic fairways in Montego Bay. Persons interested in playing with the celebrities can register online now and pay the premium rate being offered to be part of their team. This will be on a first-come basis.

High-calibre event

"We are pleased to welcome the participation of these celebrities from the American film industry for this year's Jamaica Invitational Pro-Am. Their interest in the event is an excellent testimonial of the calibre of this golf championship. We hope their presence will help enhance the Annie's Revenge brand as we continue to grow this tournament to become one of the premier golf events in the Caribbean," said Paul Pennicook, Jamaica's director of tourism.

Hosted by IBEROSTAR Grand Rose Hall, the event is organised and produced by The Golf Connection LLC. Teams consisting of five players to include a professional and four amateur golfers who will compete over 54-holes, playing both courses as they vie for the Jamaica Pro-Am Championship trophy. In addition to the competitive golf, the five-day event also includes nightly receptions, spectacular tee prizes for all players, and the opportunity to win a host of prizes and awards.

Event sponsors American Airlines, Cobra Puma Golf, IBEROSTAR Hotels & Resorts, and The Golf Connection LLC, donate contest prizes and awards valued at more than US$10,000. PGA golf professionals who host participating teams compete for a total prize purse of US$35,000 between the Appleton Shootout and Annie's Revenge.

Golfers interested in participating in the Pro-Am can secure their team spot by booking on www.jamaica proam.com, or by calling 484-762-1185. For more information on Jamaica and its golf offerings, please visit http://www.visitjamaica.com/ things-to-do/active-and-relaxing/ golf, or to learn more about the tournament, check out the Annie's Golf EMagazine at http://joom.ag/hnlb

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