Invitational tournament will benefit Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital
World class golf will return to Maine this summer as the first annual Drive Fore Kids Celebrity Golf Tournament brings a star-studded field to the Falmouth Country Club.
The tournament will take place June 21- 24, 2023 and will feature athletes, actors and TV personalities vying for a $250,000 prize purse. Drive Fore Kids will benefit Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital with a charitable impact anticipated to be more than $100,000.
“We are committed to driving significant charitable, community and economic impact to our region,” said Brian Corcoran, Chief Engagement Officer and Founder of Shamrock Sports & Entertainment and Executive Director of Drive Fore Kids. “We are proud to partner with The Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital and have set a goal to raise $100,000 for them through tournament net proceeds and special events throughout the tournament week.”
Confirmed celebrities to date include:
Roger Clemens, 11-time MLB All-Star, 2-time World Series Champion, and 7-time Cy Young winner
Patrick Dempsey, Actor and race car driver, best known for his “McDreamy” role on Gray’s Anatomy
Dylan Dreyer, Co-host of 3rd-hour of NBC’s Today show, weekday weather correspondent, and correspondent on NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt
Mardy Fish, Tennis player with 6 career titles, 2004 Olympic Silver Medalist; he has competed in a PGA Tour event
Doug Flutie, Heisman-winning QB from Boston College with a 21-year pro career including the NFL; a local legend for his Hail Mary to beat the University of Miami
Michael Goulian, American aerobatic champion aviator who raced in the Red Bull Air Race World Series
Noelle Lambert, American Paralympian track and field athlete who holds the US record at 100m; contestant on Survivor 43
Derek Lowe, 2004 World Series Champion with the Boston Red Sox, member of Red Sox Hall of Fame
Kevin Millar, World Series Champion with the Boston Red Sox, host of MLB Network’s Intentional Talk
Blair O’Neal, Retired LPGA pro and winner of Golf Channel’s Big Break, former host of Morning Drive, currently with School of Golf
Tuukka Rask, 15 seasons as goalie for the Boston Bruins, including one Stanley Cup Championship, Vezina Trophy winner, Olympic Bronze Medalist (Finland)
Ronnie Russell, 6-time PBA Tournament winner, bowled PBA’s 24th televised perfect game, 2-time Team USA member
Chad Pfeifer, US Army Veteran who learned golf while rehabbing in an Army hospital in 2007; 2011 National Amputee Golf Champion, 3-time Warrior Open champion
John Smoltz, 1995 World Series Champion, 1996 Cy Young Winner, 8-time All-Star
Tim Wakefield, 19 seasons in MLB, including 17 with the Boston Red Sox; 2-time World Series Champion and member of Red Sox Hall of Fame.
Jeremy Roenick, member of NHL’s 500 Goal Club, 9X All-Star, Silver Medalist at 2002 Olympics.
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