Payton, Loomis, Saints Hall of Fame inductees headline sold out golf classic Monday

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Sean Payton
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The 28th Annual Saints Hall of Fame Celebrity Golf Classic, which is sold out, is set for Monday, May 24 at 9 a.m. at Chateau Golf and Country Club at 3600 Chateau Blvd. in Kenner.

A field of 177 will hit the course, including 33 Saints and NFL celebrities.

Headlining the field are New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton, Saints Executive Vice President and General Manager Mickey Loomis and former Saints player and now assistant coach Zach Strief.

Jahri Evans and Roman Harper, who are set to be inducted into the Saints Hall of Fame later this year, will also participate, along with Saints Hall of Fame inductees Jim Dombrowski, Dalton Hilliard, Tyrone Hughes, Rickey Jackson, Michael Lewis and Deuce McAllister while Saints Hall of Fame inductee Pat Swilling will attend.

Other Saints alumni playing include Jerry Fontenot, Glenn Foster, Skyler Green, Larry Hardy, Garrett Hartley, Devery Henderson, Jack Holmes, Garland Jean-Batiste, Reggie Jones, Tyrone Legette, Mel Mitchell, Vernon Perry, Maurice Spencer, Mike Strachan and Darryl Terrell.

Other NFL alumni set to participate include Marlon Favorite, who spent time with the Saints, along with Curt Baham, Hugh Green, Rodney Holman, Maurice Hurst and Lyman White.

The event includes a taste of New Orleans, with a restaurant or caterer on every hole.

All proceeds benefit the non-profit Saints Hall of Fame Museum.

For more information on the Saints Hall of fame, visit www.saintshalloffame.com, e-mail saintshalloffame@yahoo.com or call (504) 491-2192.

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