FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
NEW ENGLAND LEGENDS TEE OFF AT THE CVS HEALTH CHARITY CLASSIC
PEPSI CELEBRITY PRO-AM
BARRINGTON, RI (June 23, 2019) – Some of the world’s greatest golfers and New England sports legends teed off at Rhode Island Country Club on Sunday, June 23 at the 2019 CVS Health Charity Classic.
The Pepsi Celebrity Pro-Am welcomed some of the biggest names in New England sports to Rhode Island Country Club. The morning shotgun field consisted of former New England Patriots offensive guard Joe Andruzzi, 2018 Masters Long Drive Champion Eddie Fernandes and Boston Bruins alumni/father-son duo Ted and Ryan Donato.
Additional celebrities that played in the afternoon round included CVS Health Charity Classic co-host Brad Faxon, Boston Bruins forward Sean Kuraly and former New England Patriots quarterback Drew Bledsoe.
Gates open at 8 a.m. on Monday, June 24 for the CVS Health Charity Classic. Single day tickets for the 2019 CVS Health Charity Classic are on sale at ticketmaster.com/CharityClassic for $20 each or available for purchase at the gate. Children 12 and under are free with a ticketed adult. The CVS Health Charity Classic is honoring veterans by offering complimentary admission to Rhode Island Country Club for the golf tournament for all active, reserve and retired Military Service Members and their dependents. Veterans simply present a valid Common Access Card or Retired Military Card at the gate. First responders and their families also receive free admission with a valid ID. For additional information on tickets, fans can call 1-800-745-3000 or visit cvshealthcharityclassic.com.
Michele Bates, Marketing & Communications Manager, Octagon
Michele.Bates@octagon.com or 219.781.8833
About CVS Health Charity Classic
The CVS Health Charity Classic is one of Rhode Island’s largest charitable event series, including a golf tournament featuring some of the world’s top professional golfers and a two-day food festival highlighting local restaurants, breweries, and vineyards. Since its inception in 1999, the Charity Classic has donated more than $22 million for Southern New England nonprofit organizations that provide vital funding to a range of programs serving children and families. For additional information on the CVS Health Charity Classic, please visit www.cvshealthcharityclassic.com. Follow the Charity Classic on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter for updates on the event as they happen.