Following an incredible inaugural tournament, celebs from the entertainment, music, and sports worlds will once again hit the links in Falmouth, Maine, this June.

After two successful years of hosting the PGA Korn Ferry Tour, Shamrock Sports & Entertainment seamlessly shifted to a celebrity golf tournament last year. The event was once again hosted by the Falmouth Country Club, just a short drive from Portland.

The celebrity field that played in the inaugural tournament was highly impressive. Patrick Dempsey, Roger Clemens, Tuukka Rask, Mike Vrabel, Mike Eruzione, and Marshall Faulk were just some of the big names that teed off for golf supremacy and to benefit the Barbara Bush Children's Hospital.

It would be PBA pro bowler Ronnie Russell who took home the honor of winning the tournament. The six-time PBA winner can now claim a golf championship as well.

But we all know what the tournament was truly about, and that's giving back. Kudos to all the players, sponsors, and folks behind the scenes for putting together such a beautiful event for the Barabra Bush Children's Hospital. The tournament ended up raising a total of $110,000. That is a stunning number that everyone should be extremely proud of.

It was an epic first year for everyone involved in Drive FORE Kids. Over 11,000 fans were in attendance over the weekend. And remember, this is just the start.

Are You Ready for Round 2?

Well, Shamrock and plenty of celebrities are, because the dates have officially been announced for this year's tournament.

The 2nd Annual Drive Fore Kids is scheduled for June 20-23, 2024. It will be back at Falmouth Country Club, and many celebrities have already announced they plan to return.

This year will also include a second benefactor, the Dempsey Center. Founded by Patrick Dempsey, the Dempsey Center is an incredible organization that helps to bring comfort, care, and services to those impacted by cancer. It's absolutely wonderful to see the Center now being a part of this wonderful event.

The tournament won't be the only ticket in town, because country star Chris Lane will be performing on Friday, June 21, right there at the golf course. Lane will be supported by local favorites 12 O/C. You can find more info on the concert here.

New Faces in This Year's Tournament

The returning stars will be joined by many newcomers, including a familiar face to fans of college basketball and ESPN.

It was recently announced that Jay Bilas, one of ESPN's most popular figures, will be teeing it up at this year's event. Bilas has been a fixture on college basketball coverage for years. He has also been one of the leading voices in pushing for more rights for college athletes.

The commentator and lawyer joins 37 others who have already committed to playing. Here is a look at the rest of the field.

Wells Adams - TV & Podcast Host
Robbie Amell - TV & Film Actor
Rhonde Barber - NFL Hall-of-Famer
Jerome Bettis - NFL Hall-of-Famer
Clay Buchholz - Former Red Sox Star
Tom Caron - NESN Anchor & Native Mainer
Roger Clemens - 7-time CY Young Winner
Vinny Del Negro - Former NBA Player & Coach
Patrick Dempsey - Actor, Race Car Driver, Mainer
Marshall Faulk - NFL Hall-of-Famer
Mardy Fish - Former Tennis Champ & Incredible Golfer
Doug Flutie - Former BC, NFL & CFL Star
Dwight Freeney - NFL Hall-of-Famer
Michael Goulian - Professional Airplane Racer
Matt Hamilton - US Gold Medal Winning Curler
Ben Higgins - The Bachelor Season 20 & Entrepeneur
Brock Holt - Former Red Sox Player, World Series Winner
Noelle Lambert - US Paralympian 
Derek Lowe - Former Red Sox Great
Kevin Millar - Former Sea Dog and Red Sox Great
Alexandra O'Laughlin - Golf Channel Correspondent
Blair O'Neal - Golf Channel Presenter & Former Pro
TJ Oshie - NHL Star
Chad Pfiefer - Veteran & Amputee Golf Champion
Tuukka Rask - Former Bruin Great
Jeremy Roenick - NHL Hall-of-Famer
Ronnie Russell - Pro Bowler & Defending Tournament Champ
Sterling Sharpe - Former NFL Great
Harrison Smith - NFL Pro Bowl Safety
Jeremy Swayman - Current Bruins Goalie
Kathryn Tappen - NBC Sports Presenter
Shawn Thornton - Former Bruins Enforcer
Taylor Twellman - Former Pro Soccer Star & Current Analyst
Brian Urlacher - Former All-Pro NFL Linebacker
Mike Vrabel - Patriot Hall-of-Famer
Jack Wagner - Actor & Champion Celebrity Golf
David Wells - Former MLB All-Star

Expect to see a few more names added before the tournament kicks off.

Sadly, one player from last year's event will not be a part of 2024. Red Sox legend Tim Wakefield tragically passed away earlier this year due to complications from cancer. Tim's legacy went well beyond the baseball diamond, especially when it came to charity. He was universally loved and will be greatly missed.

Tickets for this year's event are on currently sale.

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