A pair of Major League All-Stars, Dexter Fowler of the Chicago Cubs and Bryce Harper of the Washington Nationals, are looking for a full-house when they co-host the Major League Baseball Players Trust’s 13th annual fundraising golf tournament and third annual MGM Grand Poker Tournament to benefit the Players Trust in Las Vegas, January 11 & 12, 2017.
In addition to a day of golf at Bear’s Best Las Vegas on January 12, participating players will join Trust supporters when Tia’s Hope presents the third annual MGM Grand Poker Tournament to benefit the Players Trust on Wednesday evening, January 11. Tia’s Hope is a national nonprofit that provides “Memory Moments” for children and their families who are fighting serious illnesses and forced to spend time in the hospital.
Scheduled to join Dexter and Bryce on the course in Vegas are Hall of Famers Eddie Murray, Ozzie Smith and Dave Winfield, as well as current and former big leaguers Marlon Anderson, Richard Bleier, Lorenzo Cain, Chris Capuano, Zach Davies, Rajai Davis, Mike Dunn, Scott Erickson, Jacque Jones, Corey Knebel, Mike Lincoln, Kenny Lofton, James Loney, Scott Moore, Chris Narveson, Kirk Nieuwenhuis, Bud Norris, Ryan O’Rourke, Kevin Pillar, Rene Rivera, Reggie Sanders, Hector Santiago, Chasen Shreve, Steve Trachsel, Devon Travis and Randy Winn.
Players Trust fund-raising events promise sponsors, their guests and all attendees, unprecedented levels of player access during our memorable hospitality events, including cocktail receptions and meals. Proceeds from the events will benefit local Las Vegas area charities personally selected by the co-hosts as well as other charitable organizations to be determined by the Players Trust.
Sponsorship opportunities, foursomes and individual golf spots are now available, and most packages include hotel accommodations at luxurious MGM Grand Hotel and Casino.