SLIDESHOW: Rock the Red Kettle ATX Celebrity Invitational Golf Tournament held Monday at Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa

Spillar Custom Homes team included (from left) Wes Jackson, Danny Helton, Cory Morrow, Keith Middleton and Scott Jackson.

Spillar Custom Homes team included (from left) Wes Jackson, Danny Helton, Cory Morrow, Keith Middleton and Scott Jackson.

The first Rock the Red Kettle ATX Celebrity Golf Tournament was held Monday at Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa in West Austin. The charity outing benefits The Salvation Army's local services for women and children, according to the event website.

Former PGA golfer Joe Ogilvie hosted the event, and each team included one celebrity from pro golf, Major League Baseball or the Texas country music scene.

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By Joe Lanane
Joe Lanane’s career is rooted in community journalism, having worked for a variety of Midwest-area publications before landing south of the Mason-Dixon line in 2011 as the Stillwater News-Press news editor. He arrived at Community Impact Newspaper in 2012, gaining experience as editor of the company’s second-oldest publication in Leander/Cedar Park. He eventually became Central Austin editor, covering City Hall and the urban core of the city. Lanane leveraged that experience to become Austin managing editor in 2016. He managed eight Central Texas editions from Georgetown to San Marcos. Working from company headquarters, Lanane also became heavily involved in enacting corporate-wide editorial improvements. In 2017, Lanane was promoted to executive editor, overseeing editorial operations throughout the company. The Illinois native received his bachelor’s degree from Western Illinois University and his journalism master’s degree from Ball State University.


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