Atlanta soccer fans, get ready to hit the fairways this fall for the first annual Gresselmania Golf Classic, hosted by Atlanta’s own professional soccer player, midfielder Julian Gressel. The Gresselmania Golf Classic, created by Gressel and his wife, Casey, will raise funds for Soccer in the Streets to build a new StationSoccer in downtown Atlanta for kids to have access (and transportation) to play soccer.
The Gresselmania Golf Classic – a four-person scramble format – will feature a great day of golf in a stunning setting – the TPC Sugarloaf. The Golf Classic will feature a day on the links golfing with sports and entertainment celebrities, cool contests on the course – including a Hole in One contest sponsored by Mercedes-Benz, food offerings along the course, a VIP Appreciation Post Golf Party, a silent auction with unique experiences and sports memorabilia, and more.
Soccer in the Streetshas a vision that all children will have the opportunity to succeed. Soccer in the Streets pursues leveling the playing field for all, affording access to the sport regardless of race, gender, religion, or socio-economic status. They strive to integrate our communities, intertwining efforts from corporations, education systems, government, non-profits, and community leaders to better the lives of youth through soccer.