Actor and comedian Sinbad, known for his movie and television roles as well as his stand-up comedy, will entertain at the Closing Celebration on Feb. 7, the final day of the 2019 Golf Industry Show in San Diego. GCSAA, which annually hosts the industry’s largest golf course management trade show, makes the announcement on behalf of its 18,000 members and the Closing Celebration sponsor, John Deere Golf.
“We are excited to have Sinbad join us at GIS,” says GCSAA CEO Rhett Evans. “His style of comedy is great for all ages, and it will be an entertaining end to the golf course management industry’s biggest week of the year.”
Sinbad’s performance will cap the week of educational, exhibitor and networking opportunities Feb. 2-7 at the Golf Industry Show, which includes the GCSAA Golf Championships, the GCSAA Education Conference and the industry trade show. The Golf Industry Show offers a dynamic, progressive week of unparalleled networking opportunities and hands-on access to golf course and facility management solutions for golf industry professionals. GCSAA will also host marquee events to recognize its annual award winners, including the Powell Family, 2019 recipient of the Old Tom Morris Award.
Ranked by Comedy Central as one of the “100 Greatest Stand-ups of All Time,” Sinbad has had audiences laughing for over three decades. Throughout his career as a stand-up comedian, he has starred in two Comedy Central specials and four HBO comedy specials. As an actor, Sinbad has had leading roles in such films as “Jingle All the Way” and “Good Burger,” and on the FX TV series “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia.” Currently, he plays Lil Rel Howery’s dad on the Fox sitcom “Rel.”