The CVS Health Charity Classic

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The 19th annual CVS Health Charity Golf Classic tees off on June 15-19 and features a golf tournament of some of the world’s top professional golfers and “Crave RI”, a two-day food and beverage festival. Since its inception in 1999, the Charity Classic has donated more than $20 million for Southern New England nonprofit organizations that provide vital funding to a range of programs serving children and families.

Tickets for Crave RI are on sale now at ticketmaster.com, all Ticketmaster outlets, the Dunkin’ Donuts Center box office (Crave RI only) or charge by phone at 1-800-745-3000.

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The professional golf tournament will be held on June 18-19 and once again be hosted at Rhode Island Country Club in Barrington, Rhode Island. CVS Health President and CEO Larry Merlo announced that last year’s 2016 CVS Health Charity Classic raised $1.3 million for local nonprofits.

This year, the tradition will include the golf tournament, Crave RI Food Festival, and a Health & Wellness Walking Path/exhibit.

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The CVS Health Charity Classic is Rhode Island’s largest charitable sporting event and hosts some of the best PGA TOUR and LPGA Tour professionals in the world. Since its inception in 1999, the CVS Health Charity Classic has driven more than $19 million to charities around the region, providing vital funding for a variety of critical programs serving children, families and people in transition throughout Southeastern New England. Complete coverage and info on WPRI.com will be aggregated on this page.


2016 Tournament Information & Schedule

Early morning view of the course at Rhode Island Country Club in Barrington, RI during the 2015 CVS Health Charity Classic. (Photo: WPRI/Lee Dooley)

Sunday, June 26 – Pro-Am Round & Family Day | Rhode Island Country Club – Open to the public for free admission to watch the Pro-Am.

6:30 a.m. – Gates Open

7:00 a.m. – Pepsi Pro-Am Morning Shotgun

1:00 p.m. – Pepsi Pro-Am Afternoon Shotgun

Monday, June 27 – First Round | Rhode Island Country Club

8:00 a.m. Gates Open

9:15 a.m. – Opening Ceremonies hosted by Dan Hicks (18th green)

10:30 a.m. – Tee-Times Begin (includes Pepsi MAX Shootout)

11:45 a.m. – All Kids Can 3-Hole Challenge presented by Kimberly Clark (16th tee)

3:30 p.m.* – First Round Concludes

Tuesday, June 28 – Final Round | Rhode Island Country Club

7:00 a.m. – Gates Open

8:00 a.m. – Tee-Times Begin

2:00 p.m.* – 18th Green Awards Ceremony

7:30 p.m. – Charity Classic Public Benefit Concert…

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