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More people have bid on dinner and a round of golf with John Beilein than John Calipari

Last week, we told you about an awesome charity auction for the American Cancer Society in which fans can bid on dinner and a round of golf with ten of the best coaches in college basketball, including John Calipari. The auction opened on April 13 and the price of dinner and a round of golf with Cal started at $10,000. A week later, the highest bid is only $13,000. The minimum increment is $1,000, so that means a maximum of three people have bid on it so far, which is kind of insane.

Even more ridiculous? So far, more people have bid on dinner and golf with Steve Alford, John Beilein, Tom Izzo, and Bob Huggins than John Calipari. That’s practically a crime, right? If you have $14,000+ to spare, here are all the details to make a dream weekend come true:

The winning bidder and two guests will attend a private dinner on Sunday, May 31 with all 10 renowned college basketball coaches. Each guest will enjoy a one night stay at MotorCity Casino Hotel, Detroit’s AAA Four Diamond Award-winning hotel featuring a luxury spa, great dining, and the hottest gaming in town.

Monday afternoon, the winner and their two guests will tee off in a round of non-competitive golf with John Calipari at Oakland Hills Country Club (host of six U.S. Opens, three PGA Championships, the 2004 Ryder Cup, and the future host of the 2016 U.S. Amateur Championship). Following an amazing day of golf, guests will enjoy dinner at the course.

The auction closes on May 1 and all proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society. Click here to start bidding.

Article written by Mrs. Tyler Thompson

No, I will not make you a sandwich, but you can follow me on Twitter @MrsTylerKSR or email me.

6 Comments for More people have bid on dinner and a round of golf with John Beilein than John Calipari



  1. CatBlue in LR
    5:09 pm April 20, 2015 Permalink

    Michigan fans did not have to spend money following their team to tournaments. Even high-rolling ‘Cat fans are tapped out right now.



  2. the ghost of Bill Hicks
    6:00 pm April 20, 2015 Permalink

    They know booger picker will let them cheat and get a higher score.



  3. sckysportsink
    7:43 am April 21, 2015 Permalink

    This looks like a MAJOR story that the talented members of the U.S. Basketball Writer’s Ass. (Freudian slip) could pick up and run with. Looking at you Jerry, Pat, etc.



  4. symphonist41169
    7:59 am April 21, 2015 Permalink

    Even though the American Cancer Society is a great cause, is KSR really trying to shame BBN for no more than 3 people being willing to fork over tens of thousands of dollars for a round of golf & dinner with Calipari?? If it’s such a crime that “no more” than 3 people have more dollars than sense & implying that “true” UK fans won’t let another school/coach “win” will step up and start bidding why doesn’t Matt Jones or other “true fans” step it up and bid higher? Meanwhile, thousands of kids in Kentucky go to bed hungry every night…



  5. Wildcat13
    8:27 am April 21, 2015 Permalink

    I wasn’t expecting to read the above 4 comments when I clicked to leave a reply. The money is for charity! If I could afford it, I would outbid everyone. Calipari has done so much for Kentucky, on and off the court, I would be honored to spend time with him, while contributing to cancer research.



    • Bledsoe's Biceps
      9:53 am April 21, 2015 Permalink

      The ACS does many things, but cancer research is not their priority. Only about 10% of their spending goes toward research for a cure.