11/4 Theriot golf event Nov. 12
Fans of Ryan Theriot can play a little golf and help a good cause. Theriot is hosting his first annual celebrity golf classic on Nov. 12 at the Carter Plantation in Springfield, La. The former Cubs infielder is holding the event to benefit the National Wildlife Federation’s Gulf Oil Spill Restoration Fund, the Autism Society of America Greater Baton Rouge Chapter, and Fore! Kids Foundation.
Several athletes and celebrities will join Theriot, including his former Cubs teammate and new World Series champion Mike Fontenot of the Giants. The event will feature a special musical performance by country music star and Lafayette, La., resident Sammy Kershaw. There will be a silent auction featuring jerseys signed by New Orleans Saints players, New Orleans Hornets team-signed ball and more. Sponsorships and foursomes are still available. Go to ryantheriot.com for info.
– Carrie Muskat