ESPN commentators and former footballers, Shaka Hislop (Newcastle United and Trinidad and Tobago ) and Robbie Earle (Wimbledon FC and Jamaica ) are expected to be joined in the Caribbean by a star-studded cast for the OCEAN STYLE/ ESPN Golf Invitational to be held next month at the luxurious Half Moon Resort in Montego Bay , Jamaica .
Due to the tremendous reception of the first year the event has been expanded from a one day tournament to now take place over two days (October 9 and 10) at the Half Moon Golf Course. The format remains 4-person teams playing in a better ball format.
Along with various businesspeople and golf aficionados, participants from 2009’s inaugural event included a who’s who of sports greats including Lennox Lewis, Andrew Cole, Courtney Walsh, Donovan Bailey and Jeffrey Dujon.
ESPN and OCEAN STYLE expect an equally compelling line up for 2010 with most of last year’s stars expected to be joined on the tees by the likes of Dwight Yorke, Les Ferdinand and all 7’2” of NBA great Dikembe Mutombo.
Last year’s winning teams were treated to some terrific prizes including VIP treatment at a Miami Heat game in Florida and a customized tour of ESPN’s headquarters in Bristol , Connecticut . The event was widely featured in local, regional and international media.