ABOUT DRIVE FORE KIDS
June 21-24, 2023, Drive Fore Kids – an epic celebrity invitational golf tournament with a $250,000 prize purse – will continue a recent tradition of high-caliber golf in Maine with a focus on charitable giving and economic impact.
2023 CELEBRITY PARTICIPANTS (26 of 36)
"Rocket: was an 11x All-Star, 2x World Series champ, and 7x Cy Young winner (most in MLB history)
TV & film actor known for his roles inThe Babysitter, The Flash, Amazon Prime’s Upload, and The DUFF, for which he was a Teen Choice Award nominee
Actor, comedian and game show host best known for his roles in Black-ish, Law & Order, Kangaroo Jack, The Departed, Transformers, Scream 4, and more.
Co-host of 3rd-hour of NBC's "Today" show, weekday weather correspondent, correspondent on "NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt"
An actor and race car driver, best known for his role as Dr. "McDreamy" in Grey's Anatomy
Vinny Del Negro
The Springfield, MA native was a former NBA player and coach of the Bulls & Clippers. Won the 2021 American Century Championship
Widely regarded as one of the greatest running backs of all time: NFL ROTY, NFL MVP, 3x NFP OPOTY, 7x Pro Bowler, member of both Pro Football & College Football Hall of Fame
2004 Olympic Silver Medalist, 6 career titles, and has competed in a PGA Tour event
Captain of the '80 Winter Olympics US team that defeated the Soviet Union in the "Miracle on Ice," in which he scored the game-winning goal
Heisman-winning QB from Boston College with a 21-year pro career & a local legend for his Hail Mary to beat Miami
Mike is an American aerobatic champion aviator who raced in the Red Bull Air Race World Series under the number 99
American Paralympian Track and Field athlete who holds the US record for 100m, contestant on Survivor 43
2004 World Series Champion with Boston Red Sox, Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame
World Series Champion with the Boston Red Sox, now working for MLB Network as a host for Intentional Talk
Retired LPGA pro that won Golf Channel's Big Break. Former host of Morning Drive, currently with School of Model, and Golf Channel Host
Learned the game of golf while rehabbing in an Army hospital in 2007, 2011 National Amputee Golf champion, 3x Warrior Open Champion
Actor who has starred in many films, including Crash, Shooter, End of Watch, The Martian, Ant-Man, and Ant-Man and the Wasp.
15 seasons with Boston Bruins, 1x Stanley Cup Champion, 1x Vezina Trophy, Olympic Bronze Medalist (Finland)
Member of NHL's 500 Goal Club, 9x NHL All-Star, Silver Medalist at 2002 Olympics
6x PBA Tournament Winner, Bowled PBA 24th televised perfect game, two-time Team USA member
1996 World Series Champion, 1996 Cy Young winner, 8x All-Star
5x MLS All-Star, 1x MLS MVP, earned 30 caps with US National Team. Color Commentator with Apply TV (prev. ABC/ESPN)
3x 1st-team All-Pro, 5x Pro Bowl wide receiver, member of both Green Bay Packers & College Football Hall of Fame
Sportscaster on NBC Sports' coverage of Notre Dame Football, Football Night in America, Golf, Summer and Winter Olympic Games. Previously with NESN & NHL Network
Played 19 MLB seasons, 17 with the Red Sox, 2x World Series Champion and a member of the Red Sox Hall of Fame
Competes full time in the Camping World SRX, 2x winner of Daytona 500, and TV personality for NASCAR Cup Series, Xfinity Series and Camping World Truck Series
The Drive Fore Kids Mission is to drive economic, community and charitable impact via a star studded celebrity golf tournament and special events. Drive Fore Kids’ primary beneficiary is the Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital at Maine Medical Center with a goal to meet/exceed $100,000 in 2023.
As Maine’s only full-service children’s hospital, Barbara Bush Children's Hospital at Maine Medical Center offers everything from well-child visits to specialized medical and surgical treatment of complex pediatric illnesses and injuries. Children and families receive care that’s responsive to their unique needs. Our network of doctors, nurses and other medical professionals are committed to including parents and family members as part of the care team.