SANTONIO HOLMES IS PLEASED TO WELCOME TWO JUNIOR GOLF CHAMPIONS, ASHLEY SHAW, AGE 13 AND XEVE PEREZ, AGE 12 TO PARTICIPATE IN HIS MILLION DOLLAR SUPERBOWL GOLF TOURNAMENT FEB 11. IN PHOENIX, AZ (AVONDALE)
Santonio Holmes, former Pittsburgh Steeler and Super Bowl XLIII MVP, today announced that 13-year-old Ashley Shaw and 12-year-old Xavier “Xeve” Perez will participate in his Super Bowl golf tournament hosted and managed by Greenwood Golf and Jim Beatty Golf Ventures. These exceptional junior golfers will participate in the Youth Clinic and Ryder Cup format scramble to be held on Saturday, February 1. 11 at Coldwater Golf Course in the town of Avondale
Santonio said the inclusion of these two exceptional young players will serve to encourage young people from all walks of life to participate in golf as well as pursue their dreams and aspirations. These young champions have collectively won nearly 300 tournaments during their careers
They will showcase their talents and skills while performing with current and former entrepreneurs, business leaders, celebrities, professional athletes. Ashley and Xeve will serve as inspiration and role models for young people nationwide
The event is a fundraiser for Holmes’ 10AllIn Foundation, which is dedicated to changing the lives of underprivileged children through educational and career opportunities, along with community outreach. The foundation strives to teach young people science, technology, engineering, arts and math skills while learning the game and business of golf as a career choice. He and lifelong friend and nationally recognized mental health expert Jimmie Vincent founded the nonprofit originally to help young people in their hometown of Belle Glade, Florida. The 3-year-old organization is now expanding nationwide.
Those wishing to participate in the tournament can register at https://events.eventnoire.com/e/santonio-holmes-million-dollar-superbowl-golf-tour Players registering before January 31 will receive a discount special.
People wishing to donate to 10AllIn can do so at https://www.powr.io/checkout_screen?unique_label=7a57c108_1668629544
For more information contact Jim Beatty, [email protected], 402-415-9615.
ABOUT ASHLEY SHAW
Ashley Shaw is 13 years old. She is the first women’s champion on the 2022 Underrated Golf Tour presented by NBA superstar Stephen Curry. She is the 2022 Arizona Golf Association Women’s Match Play Champion and the 2022 Arizona Girls Match Play Champion. She was a two-time Arizona Junior Golf Association Player of the Year, a two-time first Phoenix Player of the Year. Ashley is currently ranked 1st in Arizona for her promotion and in the top 20 worldwide for her promotion according to the Junior Golf Scoreboard.
Ashley loves meeting new people, she loves the thrill of constantly overcoming new challenges, and of course the sound the club makes when she hits the ball just right!
Ashley wants to be a professional golfer who inspires others to be great citizens, stay positive and overcome challenges. She is working towards that goal today and was recently selected to receive the Inaugural First Tee of Phoenix Ambassador Award for her contributions to growing the game by volunteering and returning.
Follow her on social media at @AshleyShawGolf1
ABOUT XEVE PEREZ
Xeve Perez was born on March 22, 2010. Xeve is the son of Miguel Perez (US Army Retired) of Dorado Puerto Rico and Christine Sauer of Salem, Alabama. Xeve started playing golf at the tender age of two and started competing at the age of three. In 7 years of competition, Xeve has won more than 250 tournaments and is considered one of the best promising junior golfers in the country. Here are some of Xeve’s accomplishments to date:
3-4 years old: Palmetto Junior Golf Tour 2014 Champion of the spring, summer and autumn seasons (age group 5-7 years old).
Palmetto Junior Golf Tour 2015 Champion for the Spring and Fall seasons (age group 5-8). 2015 US Kids Golf (Greenville Tour) 6 and under Champion for the spring, summer and fall seasons. 2015 US Kids Golf (Charleston Tour) 6 & Under Winter Season Champion. 2016 US Kids Golf Georgia State Invitational 6 and under Champion and 2016 Carolinas State Invitational Champion. 2016 US Kids Golf (Greenville Tour) 6 and under Summer and Fall Seasons Champion. 2016 US Kids Golf (Charleston Tour) 6 & Under Winter Season Champion. 2016 Palmetto Golf Junior Tour Fall Season Champion (Age Group 9-11).
2017 US Kids Golf (Greenville Tour) Spring Season Champion (7 years old) 2017 US Kids Golf (Columbia Tour) Summer and Fall Season Champion. 2017 US Kids Golf 7-year-old Division Georgia State and Virginia State invitational Champion and Carolinas State invitational Runner-Up. 2017 US Kids Golf (Charleston Tour) 7-Year-Old Winter Season Champion.
8-9 years old:
2018 US Kids Golf (Columbia Tour) Div. Champion of the summer and fall seasons. 2018 Georgia State Junior Tour 8-11 Northern Regional State Champion 2018 Georgia State Junior Tour 8-11 Southern Regional State Champion.
Name of the 2018 All Georgia Junior Golf Team in the 8-11 division.
2019 Georgia State Golf Association Junior Tour Spring, Summer, and Fall Season Champion in the 13 and over age group division. 2019 Hurricane Junior Golf Tour, Augusta Junior Open Champion in the 10 and under Division 2019 Gordon Lakes Golf Course, Club Championship Men’s First Flight Runner-Up.
10 years :
Hurricane Junior Golf Tour, Georgia Junior Open 11-13 Division Champion. 2020- GSGA (Georgia State) 12-14 Division Player of the Year, 2020 All Georgia Junior Team selection. Won 9 out of 10 tournaments entered. Won the Fall Season Invitational Championship and Junior Tour. 12-14 years old 2021 Finalist at the Mack Champ invitational, Houston Texas. Age 11-12 2021 US Kids Golf Spring Season Champion. 3rd place. Age 11 2021 US Kids Georgia State Championship Finalist. 11 years old 2021 Youngest player to have participated in the International Junior Masters. (money steal for 3rd place). 14-18 2021 VGA Georgia State Champion (Family Flight) All Ages
Due to COVID -19 restrictions, we have had limited tournament opportunities in 2021.
In 2022, Xeve participated in several tournaments mainly with players 6 to 10 years older than him. This was done to help him better understand course management.
He played at the International Junior Masters between the ages of 15 and 19,
The Porter Cup (most players play in College Division 1 programs) and
the Junior Elite Invitational (most players are enrolled in college golf programs.
Xeve won the Augusta Junior open age14-16 2022,
qualification for the Veterans Golfers’ Association World Championship, and
VGA Finals 2022 (family flight).
In 2022, Xeve became the youngest and only junior player to sign NIL deals with big brands. Xeve represented by GSE Worldwide, has signed agreements with Puma Golf, Cobra Golf, Oncore Golf, Jumbomax, Easypost, Pogust and Goodhead and Lab Golf.
Xeve has been featured on the NBC Today Show, Steve Harvey Show, The Kelly Clarkson Show, The Charlie Rymer Show (ESPN),
Stories about Xeve have also appeared on over a dozen TV news platforms and social media sites. Xeve is also the Junior Ambassador for the Veteran Golfers Association and its 14,000 members.
Xeve’s dreams and aspirations are to one day play college golf at Wake Forest University and then become a PGA Tour professional.