7/26/2013 1:58 P.M. ET
Inaugural Jose Bautista Celebrity Golf Classic to be held August 29th
Fans Invited to Join Jose at Eagles Nest Golf Course to Benefit the BFEF
By / MLB.com
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Toronto, ON (July 26, 2013) The inaugural Jose Bautista Celebrity Golf Classic will bring some of the biggest names in Canada together in support of the Bautista Family Education Fund. The event will be held at the Eagles Nest Golf Course in Maple, Ontario on August 29, 2013.
"I am very excited to hold my first charity golf tournament to benefit the Bautista Family Education Fund. I am grateful for the support from my fans, teammates, celebrities, and the corporate community, and look forward to holding this event in Canada for years to come."
Standard ticket packages include golf with a cart for four players, all inclusive food and beverage for the day, brunch, dinner at the awards gala, a gift bag, as well as on course contests, prizing, and access to live and silent auctions. Additional ticket options include the ability to guarantee a celebrity in the foursome. Twosome and foursome packages are also available.
"We are thrilled to announce Jose's inaugural event to benefit the Bautista Family Education Fund," said Fernando Isa, board member of the BFEF. "The money raised from this event will go to a truly worthy cause, to help individuals accomplish their dreams just as Jose was able to."
Edwin Encarnacion, Jose Reyes, Brett Lawrie and J.P. Arencibia are all scheduled to attend the event, along with Blue Jays legends and stars across the sports and entertainment world.
The Bautista Family Education Fund, established in 2011, is dedicated to raising awareness and aiding young amateur athletes by providing access to higher education to help them succeed both on and off the field. While initially focused in the Dominican Republic, in 2012, the Bautista Family Education Fund extended its reach to include Jose's new home of Canada, and recently began assisting its first Canadian athlete. The BFEF will expand its mission beyond baseball to provide support for athletes in a variety of sports played at the University level.
A portion of the proceeds from the event will go to the Jays Care Foundation.
For more information, VIP ticket packages, tickets, or sponsorship opportunities, please contact Jonathan Lampert at Radegen Sports Management: (866) 894-8392. To purchase golf packages online, please visit: http://Bautistagolf.eventbrite.com
About the Bautista Family Education Fund
The Bautista Family Education Fund is dedicated to raising awareness and aiding young amateur athletes by providing access to higher education to help them succeed both on and off the field. Beneficiaries of the BFEF receive support in a variety of ways; including mentorship in all facets of transitioning to life as a collegiate athlete, as well as subsidies for certain education related expenses including room and board and meals. The BFEF emphasizes academic achievements along with athletics to allow candidates to reach their full potential off the field, and maximize all future career opportunities in conjunction with their athletic aspirations.
About Radegen Sports Management
Radegen Sports Management is a full service sports marketing and event management firm specializing in the representation of high profile athletes, managers and sports personalities such as David Ortiz, Jose Bautista, Yasiel Puig, and Brad Richards. The New York-based team at Radegen has over 25 years of experience in the industry and maintains strong relationships with the world's leading sports marketing and broadcasting executives, advertising agencies as well as league and team officials
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