SPRINGFIELD, Louisiana —- (NOVEMBER 1, 2010) – On November 12, Carter Plantation, managed by Stirling Properties, will be home to the First Annual Ryan Theriot Celebrity Golf Classic. The tournament will feature athletes, sports personalities and entertainers, teamed with foursomes made up of corporate executives and community leaders. A reception, silent auction, dinner and awards ceremony is scheduled following the conclusion of tournament play. Proceeds from the event will benefit the National Wildlife Federation’s (NWF) Gulf Oil Spill Restoration Fund, the Autism Society of America Greater Baton Rouge Chapter and Fore! Kids Foundation.
“I am honored to host this tournament and increase awareness for these worthwhile causes,” Theriot said. “I’m deeply committed to this area where I’m originally from and believe strongly in the work that they are doing.”
About Ryan Theriot
Ryan Theriot is a Baton Rouge, Louisiana native, LSU Alumnus, and Major League Baseball star. He currently is the second baseman for the Los Angeles Dodgers and is represented by Beverly Hills Sports Council, a full service sports agency specializing in representing baseball players, including some of the biggest stars in today’s game. In July, while Ryan was a member of the Chicago Cubs, he organized a “Mystery Autographed Ball” event at Wrigley Field that raised $22,000 for NWF’s Gulf Restoration Fund. Visit www.ryantheriot.com for more information.
About Carter Plantation
Carter Plantation, managed by Stirling Properties, is one of south Louisiana’s premier residential resort and golf communities. It is accessible from Interstate 12 via either Exit 32 (Springfield/Albany) or Exit 35 (Baptist/Pumpkin Center); and from Interstate 55 via Exit 26 (Springfield/Ponchatoula). The development features an 18-hole championship golf course designed by PGA Champion David Toms, a pro shop, restaurant, overnight villas, and event Pavilion to accommodate dining, meeting, and banquet events. The facility is a popular venue for weddings and special events offering a breathtaking view of the golf course. For more information please call 225-294-7555 or visit www.carterplantation.com.