July 9, 2019 user

Ann Liguori Foundation Charity Golf Classic

Ann Liguori

Ann Liguori

Benefiting Cancer Research, Prevention, and Care

Ann Liguori hosted her 21st Annual Ann Liguori Foundation Charity Golf Classic at Westhampton Country Club, benefitting cancer research, prevention and care. It was the event’s 21st straight sell-out.

This year’s honorees were Sportscasting Legend Lesley Visser, NFL Hall of Famer/Media division and long-time reporter for CBS Sports; Business Honoree Robert Bicocchi, Senior Property Manager, CBRE; and Music Honoree Steve Azar, hit singer-songwriter, musician and philanthropist.

The popular tournament, played every year at a prestigious club in The Hamptons, featured a premium goodie bag including PeakVision Sunglasses, Greg Norman shirt, Imperial headwear, Weatherman umbrella, Dune Jewelry ball markers, Swing Lube, StaminaPro, and BARE Republic Mineral Sunscreen.

The day included brunch, golf, cocktails, dinner and entertainment by Steve Azar, Gary Valentine and Dan Liguori.

Celebrities who attended included Katrina Adams, former tennis professional and immediate past President, USTA; PBS’ Bill McCuddy; Marty ‘Mr. Fashion’ Hackel; Rick Cerone, former NY Yankees catcher; Alan Kalter, announcer for David Letterman; Jane Hanson, former Anchor, WNBC; one-armed golfer Gianna Rojas; and actor and comedian Gary Valentine.

Sponsors include ABM, CBRE, Greg Norman Apparel, PeakVision Sunglasses, Platinum Inc., Structure Tone & TaylorMade Golf.

Donors include BARE Republic, Bo Dietl and RAOS Restaurant, Carnival Cruise Lines, Casa de Campo, Chateau Ste. Michelle, Dooney & Bourke, Dune Jewelry, Dunning Shirts, Evan Schiller Golf Course Photography, G/Fore, Golf & Body NYC, Hotel Indigo, Imperial, Kendra Scott,  Knot Standard, Motor City Seafood Company, North & West Coast Links Golf Ireland, Pete’s Golf, PGA National Resort & Spa, Polo Ralph Lauren, Sagaponacka Vodka, Sketchers, STAMINAPRO, STITCH®, SWING LUBE, The Abaco Club in Bahamas, The Clover, The Bobby Jones Whiskey Collection, TOUR EDGE Golf, the U.S. Adaptive Golf Alliance and Weatherman.

Winners were Low Gross, Kenneth Whitney, John Eager, Mark Kenyon, Anthony Casalino and low net winners Walt Wasnieski, Shawn Lynch, Russ Marnell and Joe Ventimiglia.

For more information on the Ann Liguori Foundation visit:  www.annliguorifoundation.org.

Photo Credit: Daniel Gonzalez Photography

About Ann Liguori

Ann Liguori is a polymath – a radio and television golf commentating phenomenon, President of Ann Liguori Productions and owner of Sports Innerview Radio & Television, an archive collection of interviews Ann did with sports legends and entertainment stars. She is the author of ‘A Passion for Golf: Celebrity Musings About the Game,’ (2007) available on amazon.com. In addition, Ann is a champion of charitable activity through her Ann Liguori Foundation, a 501c3 public charity with the mission to raise funds and awareness for not-for-profits that work in the field of cancer research, prevention and cancer care.

Ann, in creative collaboration with Holly Daniels Christensen and Dune Jewelry, debuted her “Hamptons Rope Collection” and Dune Golf items, using sand from your favorite beach or golf course, in beautiful, custom-made pieces: https://dunejewelry.com/collections/hamptons-long-island-rope-jewelry and www.dunegolf.com. Ann, who’s covered Tiger Woods career from the beginning, broadcast for WFAN-NY and CBS Sports Radio Network from The Masters in April; from the PGA Championship at Bethpage in May; and from Pebble Beach during the U.S. Open Golf Championship, June 13-16, 2019. Her Sports Innerview Radio Show can be heard every Saturday morning from 9-10 AM EST on www.883wppb.org and on podcasts on audioboom.

Steve Azar, Ann Liguori, and Gary Valentine

Jean Skidgel, Tournament Coordinator, Kelly Burke-McMillin, Diane Lenowicz, Diane Schimmer, Coleen Corcoran, Elsie Boskamp, Lexi Plummer, on table – Ann Liguori

Winner, Low Net: Shawn Lynch,Walter Wasnieski, Joe Ventimiglia and Russ Marnell

Former Yankees catcher Rick Cerone and Scott Vallary, committee member

Gary Valentine, actor/comedian, Steve Azar, Music Honoree, Ann Liguori, Host, and Tom Foster, Sponsor

Jim Halpin, Board Member, Business Honoree Robert Bicocchi, Senior Property Manager with CBRE and Ann Liguori, Host

Lesley Visser, Sports Legend Honoree and Ann Liguori

Kenwood Gaines, Tommy Foster, sponsor, Steve Azar, Music Honoree, Ann Liguori, Host, Gary Valentine, actor/comedian

Katrina Adams, former professional tennis player

Alan Kalter, announcer David Letterman Show

Jane Hansen, former Anchor, WNBC and Media trainer

Tommy Foster, sponsor

Marty Hackel, Mr. Style formerly of Golf Digest

Gianna Rojas, one-armed golfer

PBS’ Bill McCuddy, and Ann Liguori




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