2011 David Ortiz Golf Classic held December 3, Bernie Williams, Cano, David Robertson participated
- Update, 12/3/11, "Ortiz Celebrity Classic Raises $ 90,000," Listin Diario
- 12/2/11, "Celebrity Classic will be played today Punta Cana," Listin Diario
David Ortiz appreciated the solidarity of his friends, who with their presence support social actions that benefit children in the Dominican Republic and New England.
As with previous releases, star MLB players active and retired accompany Ortiz.
Placido Polanco of the Philadelphia Phillies, Robinson Cano (Yankees) Michael Bowden (Boston), Ubaldo Jimenez (Cleveland), Barry Larkin, Bernie Williams, Eddie Murray and Jim Rice (retired) arrived yesterday.
Also participating in the fair, Sean Casey (retired), Johnny Damon (Tampa), Ricky Romero (Toronto). Freddie Mitchell (retired) and Marcellus Wiley (retired) of the NFL.
Hollywood also provide assistance to David Ortiz in the presence of actors Anthony Anderson, Morris Chesnut, Quinton Aaron, Sam Page, as well as actresses Jill Jones, Rachel Dratch and urban musician and Kenny Wormald Moufy Rapper.
The stars are housed in the new resort Fishing Lodge at Cap Cana "The celebrities are supporting us as always, and friends who make possible this release. It is noteworthy that many of the celebrities of the NBA could not; were excused after they were integrated into the training at the announcement of the start of the season. "
Ortiz, who gave a press conference yesterday, said he has high expectations with what we expect to continue the work carried out and which benefits families of children with health problems. "Since we started our social work David Ortiz Fund has brought joy to many families and that gives us great satisfaction. More than a year ago we were approached by Robert Reid Cabral Hospital and they have been developing a work that satisfies us, "he said.
He said that the interventions to which children are subjected are expensive and are contributing to other areas of the Robert Reid Cabral hospital. "I was very touched living situations of children who may lose their lives. Thank God my family is going through these problems and I've put in the shoes of a family that's how to help save the life of a child, "he said." photo Listin Diario
- Bobby Valentine with David Ortiz at Ortiz Golf Classic, 12/2/11, ap
- Above group photo of David Ortiz 2011 participants, 12/3/11, from Hoy
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