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Tickets on sale for the 13th Annual Michael Jordan Celebrity Invitational

Tickets are on sale for the Michael Jordan Celebrity Invitational (MJCI) taking place April 3 – 6 at Shadow Creek golf course in Las Vegas and here’s the good news: they don’t cost that much money.

NBA legend Michael Jordan on the driving range during Aria Resort & Casino's Michael Jordan Celebrity Invitational golf tournament at Shadow Creek, April 6, 2013
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Keeping score at the Michael Jordan Celebrity Invitational
DK Howe

Daily general admission passes go for $30 and daily VIP passes cost $150. If you want to attend every day, a weekly general admission pass is $100 and the weekly VIP is $500. VIP passes include multiple open-air VIP hospitality decks, complimentary food and full-service bars.

And here’s the kicker, even if you have no interest in golf or celebs, it’s worth the price of admission just to spend the day on the very exclusive and very private Shadow Creek golf course designed by renowned architect Tom Fazio.

The four-day weekend includes:

  • Two rounds of Celebrity-Amateur Competition which pairs one celebrity golfer with four amateur participants, on April 3 and April 4.
  • The MJCI two-person, 36-hole scramble format tournament begins April 5 and includes only the competing celebrities.
  • The second and final round of MJCI will be played April 6.

Sports stars Wayne Gretzky, Ken Griffey, Jr., Dara Torres and Brian Urlacher along with actors Anthony Anderson, Brian Baumgartner and Jesse Metcalfe are just some of the scheduled golfers.

Since its inception in 2001, MJCI has raised nearly $7 million for charities including this year’s beneficiaries—Make-A-Wish Foundation, James R. Jordan Foundation, Keep Memory Alive, Opportunity Village and Cats Care, the NBA’s Charlotte Bobcats’ charity arm.Tickets are on sale and available at all MGM Resorts’ box offices and concierge desks in Las Vegas, and online at, and

Discounted general admission tickets are available for members of the military service, seniors 65 or older and college/university students with valid identification. A “Bring the Kids for Free” general admission ticket pass which provides access to Shadow Creek for youth 17 years of age and younger when accompanied by a general admission ticketed adult (up to two children per paid adult) are also available.

Complimentary shuttle service between Aria (the event’s sponsor) and Shadow Creek will be available, departing every 30 minutes from the hotel’s North Valet entrance.

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