If you enjoy sports, travel and contributing to a worthwhile cause, we’ve found the perfect “triple threat” of an event for you.
This December, fans will have the opportunity to attend the eighth annual David Ortiz Celebrity Golf Classic which once again will bring some of the biggest names in sports and entertainment to Ortiz’s native Dominican Republic. Hosted by baseball’s biggest personality, David Ortiz, this four-day affair will benefit the David Ortiz Children’s Fund, in partnership with MassGeneral Hospital for Children and the World Pediatric Project, which provides critical pediatric healthcare to children in New England and the Dominican Republic. Special VIP, golf and social packages are available offering sports aficionados once in a lifetime experiences at this internationally recognized, multi-day destination charity event hosted at the Sanctuary Cap Cana luxury resort (Punta Cana, Dominican Republic).
Designed for both athletes and social athletes alike, package highlights include: luxury accommodations in Punta Cana; golf play at the world renowned Punta Espada Golf Course, paired with a celebrity captain per foursome; invitations to the evening events amidst a Caribbean backdrop; open bar; and, all-inclusive access to on-property restaurants and entertainment. Over the years, the event has attracted the attendance and support of some of baseball’s biggest stars and legends including Alex Rodriguez, Mariano Rivera, Pedro Martinez, Manny Ramirez, Barry Larkin, Bernie Williams and Robinson Cano as well as other athletic icons like Bill Russell, Bobby Orr, Lawrence Taylor and John Havlicek. Representing Hollywood has included stars and starlets such as Chris Tucker, Anthony Anderson, Eliza Dushku, Lenny Clarke, Rachel Dratch and Josh Wolf.
In its first seven years, the David Ortiz Celebrity Golf Classic has netted approximately $1.25 million and has impacted hundreds of children’s lives throughout New England and the Dominican Republic. Big Papi, bigger heart.
Interested in attending and mingling with your favorite athletes and celebs? Check out this year’s packages and information here: http://www.events.org/IHFC01/cpage.aspx?e=90019. Just make sure to brush up on your golf (and selfie) game.
–Carolyn Rasley, Account Executive