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Pro-Am Draws Big Names At The Greenbrier Classic

Reported by: Send eMail Jeff Morris, Kennie Bass
Reported: Jul. 2, 2014 2:02 PM EDT
Updated: Jul. 3, 2014 4:52 AM EDT
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Greenbrier Classic Pro-Am
Braxton Crisp

White Sulphur Springs , West Virginia

The Pro-Am teed off as part of The Greenbrier Classic on Wednesday with a star-studded field that includes some “Duck Dynasty” stars and big sports names.

“Duck Dynasty” stars Jase Robertson and Justin Martin are paired with Greenbrier resort owner Jim Justice and two-time Masters winner Bubba Watson.

NASCAR driver Denny Hamlin is playing the links with professional J.B. Holmes.

Marshall University Head Football Coach Doc Holliday, MU Men’s Head Basketball Coach Dan D’Antoni and former Marshall football coach Bob Pruett are joining professional Scott Brown on the course.

Other big names playing in the Pro-Am include Virginia Tech Head Football Coach Frank Beamer and comedian George Lopez.

Meanwhile, the first round of the Greenbrier Classic is slated to begin at 7 a.m. Thursday.

Greenbrier Classic events began Monday and run through Sunday. Golfers in the field competing for the tournament title include FedEx Cup points leader Jimmy Walker, major championship winner Keegan Bradley and rising star Patrick Reed.

It’s not only a week when big names in golf will be teeing it up in the Mountain State, but a week when major musical acts will be taking the stage as part of the White Sulphur Springs resort’s entertainment. Maroon Five and its lead singer, Adam Levine, will be performing on Friday, July Fourth, while Jimmy Buffet and the Coral Reefer Band will be cranking out the tunes on Saturday, July 5.

Watch Eyewitness News for complete coverage of the Greenbrier Classic.



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