David Ortiz’s celebrity-studded golf tourney raises serious money for kids
Chaz Niell/Ortiz Children’s Fund (top); Peter Staples/Ortiz Children’s Fund
By all accounts, David Ortiz’s celebrity golf tourney, held over the weekend in the Dominican Republic, was a rousing good time. The three-day affair at the Sanctuary Cap Cana Resort and Punta Espada Golf Course, raised over $350,000 for the David Ortiz Children’s Fund in partnership with World Pediatric Project and Massachusetts General Hospital for Children. Guests included Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez, who was with his girlfriend, former pro wrestler Torrie Wilson, the Blue Jays’s Jose Bautista, Adam Jones and Manny Machado of the Orioles, former Sox shortstop Jose Iglesias, Sox pitcher Franklin Morales, MLB Network’s Kevin Millar, former NESN reporter Heidi Watney, who was showing off her engagement ring, Dropkick Murphy Ken Casey, Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman, former players Barry Larkin, Jim Rice, Tim Wakefield, Mariano Duncan, Andrés Galarraga, Luis Tiant, Ivan Rodriguez, former Pats receiver Troy Brown, boxer Micky Ward, actor Chris Tucker, actress Eliza Dushku and boyfriend Rick Fox, former “SNL” cast member Rachel Dratch, chef Ming Tsai, Strega boss Nick Varano, comedian Lenny Clarke, and KISS 108’s Matt Siegel.