Punta Cana, DR.– Felix Sanchez, Juan Marichal and Robinson Cano are some of the celebrities attending the fifth edition of the the David Ortiz Celebrity Golf Classic taking place this weekend at the Punta Espada Golf Course, designed by Jack Nicklaus.
The event also includes Ortiz' current teammates Mark Melancon and Clayton Mortensen in attendance, along with former teammates Pedro Martinez and Johnny Damon, among other athletes and actors.
Presented by vitaminwater, the event is dedicated to raising funds for the David Ortiz Children’s Fund, which provides critical pediatric healthcare to children in New England and the Dominican Republic.
In its first four years, the David Ortiz
Celebrity Golf Classic has netted over US$750,000 for the Fund and
introduced friends, teammates, sponsors and supporters to the charity
and its mission.