‘Carlton’ takes leading role at Monday After the Masters

The team lead PGA pro Kevin Kisner and actor Alphonso Ribiero, who played Carlton on “Fresh Prince of Bel Air,” captured the 19th annual Hootie & The Blowfish Monday After the Masters Celebrity Pro-Am title with an 18-under par score of 54 at Barefoot Resort’s Dye Course.

The squad led by PGA Tour star Dustin Johnson and hockey legend Wayne Gretkzy tied for second at 17-under-par. They tied with PGA Tour player Ken Duke and former football star Sterling Sharpe.

For the eighth consecutive year, a sellout crowd of 6,000+ fans packed The Dye Club to watch their favorite celebrities, athletes and musicians compete in the Monday After The Masters tournament.

Headlining the star-laden tournament were PGA TOUR stars Dustin Johnson, Davis Love III, Jim Furyk and John Daly; LPGA legend Nancy Lopez; football stars Dan Marino, Bruce Smith and Jim McMahon; and Wayne Gretzky, the greatest hockey player of all-time.

Among the professional golfers who joined Johnson, Love, Furyk and Lopez were Tommy “Two Gloves” Gainey, John Daly, Charlie Rymer and Boo Weekly.

Representing the music world were country sensations Colt Ford, Jack Ingram and Steve Azar. R&B singer Javier Colon; singer-songwriter Edwin McCain; Andrew Copeland of Sister Hazel and Dan Tyminski of Union Station.

The day began with ESPN Radio’s Mike & Mike Show broadcasting live from the House of Blue at Barefoot Resort. It was the third consecutive year America’s most popular sports talk show originated from the event.

Proceeds from the event, which has raised more than $5 million for charity, go to the Hootie & The Blowfish Foundation, which supports the South Carolina Junior Golf Foundation and the educational needs of children in South Carolina.

Photo courtesy of MB Golf Holiday

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