Monday, April 18, 2011

8th Annual Hack n' Smack, Kerry Daveline Memorial, Celebrity Golf Classic

Ranked one of the top 10 celebrity golf tournaments in Southern California by Southland Golf Magazine, Hack n' Smack benefits the U.C.I. Dept. of Dermatology, champions in search of a cure for one of the most prevalent, and surprisingly deadly forms of cancer.

LOS ANGELES, March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrities including Ron Perlman (Sons of Anarchy), Patrick Warburton (Rules of Engagement), Joe Mantegna (Criminal Minds), Dennis Haysbert (The Unit), Annie Wersching (24), John Schneider (Smallville), JK Simmons (The Closer), Vanessa Branch (Pirates of the Caribbean), Kevin Sorbo (Hercules/Andromeda), Paula Trickey (Deal or No Deal), Dave Coulier (Full House), Stephen Full (I'm in the Band), Shawn Ryan (Chicago Code), Tony Curran - Underworld, and many others have been confirmed for the 8th Annual Hack n' Smack, Kerry Daveline, Celebrity Golf Classic ( at El Caballero Country Club on Monday, April 18th, 2011.  The event kicks off at 11:00am with a shotgun start.

Created by founder/co-host Kevin E. West and Presented by The Actors' Network ( the annual tournament benefits the U.C.I. Dept. of Dermatology ( to uphold the memory and spirit of friend and actor, Kerry Daveline.  Since 2004, the tournament has garnered extraordinary support and was named one of the Top Ten Celebrity Golf Tournaments in Southern California by Southland Golf Magazine.  

The event includes breakfast from the legendary Nate n' Al's deli, lunch from the world famous Pink's Hot Dogs, with on course vendors: Asombroso Tequila, Dirty Banana, Pama/Hpnotiq, bartenders from the Green Girl Saloon and live entertainment by The Beach Toys with tournament co-host, Michael Moynahan .

8th Annual Hack n' Smack Celebrity Golf Classic has top names! (Scheduled to appear)
Jeremy Ratchford (Cold Case), Ryan Mathews NFL Chargers, Chuck MuncieNFL Chargers, Jeffrey NordlingDesperate Housewives, David NaughtonMakin It, Eric Martsolf – Day of our Lives, Galen GeringDays of our Lives, Leann Hunley – Days of our Lives, Jeremy Sumpter Friday Night Lights, Gregory Itzin24/Mentalist, Harold Greene - LA News, Robert TortiSuite Life of Zach and Cody, Thomas Ian NicholasAmerican Pie, Matthew BorlenghiJeff Foxworthy Show, Seyi Ajirotutu – NFL Chargers, Kate LinderYoung and the Restless, Lorenzo Neal - NFL Chargers, Richard KarnHome Improvement, Stephen Bishop - Moneyball, Battleship and Scott ElrodThe Switch, Men In Trees, and Thomas Williams – NFL Panthers.

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Every hour of every day, someone dies of melanoma in the U.S. Melanoma strikes people of all ages, races, and economic levels. One in 75 Americans will develop melanoma during their lifetime. It is the fastest rising cancer in the U.S. and the most deadly. It is also the most highly preventable, and treatable, if caught early. Currently, melanoma research receives less than 10% of the funding given to basic research of other cancers "which is why we created this event and why we give 100% of the proceeds to the cause," said Kevin E. West, Founder/Co-Host.

About The Actors' Network:
The Actors' Network is an award-winning and well-respected business information, and education membership organization. Founded in 1991, by Kevin E. West, The Actors' Network is responsible for the longest on-going performer's business related curriculum in the history of entertainment. Alums include: Masi Oka (Heroes) and Christopher Gorham (Ugly Betty) ( 

About the Founder:
Originally from Nashville, Kevin E. West's career spans over 2 decades. CSI: Miami, Justified, Leverage, LOST, 24, Desperate Housewives, NCIS, Alias, CSI, Bourbon St. (Pilot), Judging Amy, NYPD Blue, The X-Files, Melrose Place, The Pretender, Resurrection Blvd, Oh, Baby, Angel, VIP, Seven Days, Diagnosis Murder, Arrest & Trial, In The House, Young and the Restless, Bold and Beautiful, Passions, General Hospital, Santa Barbara, The Texas Cheerleader Story, Matlock and Made in Heaven with Timothy Hutton are just a sampling.  Kevin is also the Co-Author of The Actor's Guide to GETTING THE JOB and former Stand-up Comic. He is a national speaker, former collegiate golfer, 4-time L.A. Marathoner, 5-time Men's Senior World Series baseball player and plays a mean Texas Hold'em.

All media inquiries regarding the event and founder/co-host, Kevin E. West; accreditation and event coverage please contact Popular Press Media Group (PPMG) with your request:, (310) 860-7774.

SOURCE The Actors' Network

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