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Carter Plantation Professional Wins Award

(L-R) Gulf States PGA President, Jim Dorman, with GSPGA Merchandiser of the Year Award Winner, Andre’ Caldwell

SPRINGFIELD, Louisiana —- (December 9, 2010)  – Carter Plantation, managed by Stirling Properties, proudly announces that Andre’ Caldwell, PGA Professional at Carter Plantation, was named the 2010 Merchandiser of the Year by the Gulf States PGA of America. The award was presented for superior skills as a Merchandiser and Promoter of the Game of Golf. Caldwell won the award in the Resort & Daily Fee category of the Gulf PGA Member Clubs.  

Andre’ is a 1985 graduate of Louisiana State University, where she served as the Women’s Golf Team Captain and was a four year letterman. Caldwell became the first woman to win a college event for LSU in 1981, when she won the Memphis State University Invitational. In 1988, she played professionally on the LPGA Futures Tour before completing her PGA of America Membership later that year. 

In 1992, Caldwell won the Gulf States PGA Merchandiser of the Year Award for Private Clubs, while working at Beau Chene Golf & Racquet Club in Mandeville. She moved to Carter Plantation in May of 2007, where she has served as Director of Instruction and Head Golf Professional.

LSU Alum and MLB Star to Host Charity Golf Tournament at Carter Plantation

Ryan Theriot Celebrity Golf ClassicSPRINGFIELD, 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.”  

For more information regarding the Celebrity Golf Classic, please contact Dusty Ann Williams at / 561.656.2023 or Megan Zimring at / 310.858-1872. 

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 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

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