Archives for October 2010

Jonathan Bryd Hits Hole In One to Win Timberlake Shriners Open (VIDEO)

LAS VEGAS, NV – Jonathan Byrd looks stunned as he realizes he just hit a hole in one in the final round to win the 2010 Justin Timberlake Shriner’s Hospitals for Children Open.

A stunned Jonathan Bryd looks on after hitting a hole in one to win Timberlake Shriners Open.

Three players were left who each tied at 21 under after regulation – Martin Laird, Cameron Percy and Jonathan Byrd. They played three sudden-death playoff holes, but it was Byrd who stepped up to the tee on the 204-yard par-3 17th, to hit the miraculous shot. ... Read More

Dan Marino Speaker Appearances for Autism

Former Miami Dolphin quarterback Dan Marino is a popular and sought-out speaker on the circuit today. Dan, whose son has autism,  is an inspirational speaker for this cause.  If you’re looking for a speaker who can inspire and motivate, look no further than Dan Marino.

Dan Marino spoke to a crowd in front of the Dolphin Fountain at the Capitol to celebrate the first World Autism Day. He talked about his 18-year-old son, Michael, who has autism.

On April 2, Governor Charlie Crist and Lt. Governor Jeff Kottkamp held a news conference in front of the dolphin fountain at the Capitol to celebrate the first World Autism Day. World Autism Day was designated by the United Nations and will be held on April 2 across the globe in the future. ... Read More

Paul Azinger Speaker Appearances Inspire Audiences

There’s little dispute that pro golfer Paul Azinger remains one of the most inspirational sports speakers on the circuit today motivating and inspiring even the most jaded audiences. Paul Azinger is a popular Christian speaker and motivational speaker at PFP Sports and Talent. If you’re looking for a speaker who can inspire and motivate, look no further than Paul Azinger.
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John Elway Victim of $71 Million Ponzi Scheme

DENVER, CO – John Elway, former Denver Bronco’s quarterback, was named among about 65 investors Tuesday, October 12, in a criminal case against former hedge-fund manager Sean Mueller of Cherry Hills Village. Mueller, a Greenwood Village hedge fund manager, who threatened suicide in April, was charged Tuesday with theft, securities fraud, and violating Colorado’s organized crime law in an alleged Ponzi scheme involving $71 million.

The Denver district attorney’s office did not disclose the amount that Elway invested. Elway’s agent and spokesman declined to comment. ... Read More

Tom Watson Speaker Booking Agent and Appearance Information

Tom Watson is not only a legend in the world of golf, but is he considered one of the top motivational speakers on the circuit today. He inspires audiences wherever he goes, with stories of how he faced extraordinary challenges throughout his career in order to succeed and excel at the highest level. Tom Watson is a top motivational speaker at PFP Sports and Celebrity Booking Agency.

Watson is generally regarded as one of the greatest links players of all time, a claim backed up by his 5 Open Championship victories. His incredible play and determination were recently demonstrated when he almost won the British Open over 40 years after he started playing golf. ... Read More

Baseball Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn is Battling Cancer

SAN DIEGO, CA — Baseball Hall of Famer, Tony Gwynn, has been diagnosed with cancer in a salivary gland. Gwynn told San Diego Union-Tribune the cancer was discovered last month after a third round of surgery since 1997 to remove a tumor on the parotid gland.

Gwynn, 50, played for the San Diego Padres from 1982 to 2001, winning eight National League batting titles. He was elected to the Hall of Fame in 2007. ... Read More

Roy Halladay Throws No Hitter in Game 1 Phillies Beat Reds 4-0

Philadelphia Phillies pitcher, Roy Halladay, celebrates after throwing the second no-hitter in postseason history, to take the lead over the Cincinnati Reds 4-0 in Game 1 of the NL division series on Wednesday.

“It’s surreal, it really is,” Halladay said. “I just wanted to pitch here, to pitch in the postseason. To go out and have a game like that, it’s a dream come true.” ... Read More