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Hootie & the Blowfish Monday After the Masters Celebrity Pro-Am tees off Monday

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Below is a news release from Myrtle Beach Golf Holiday:

20th Annual Hootie & the Blowfish Monday After the Masters Celebrity Pro-Am Set to Tee-Off

Star-Studded Field Scheduled to Play at Barefoot Resort's Dye Course

MYRTLE BEACH, SC – A field led by PGA Tour stars Dustin Johnson and Jim Furyk, and Pro Football Hall of Famers Eric Dickerson, Bruce Smith, Richard Dent and Marcus Allen will join Hootie & the Blowfish at the 20th annual Monday After Masters Celebrity Pro-Am at Barefoot Resort's Dye Course on Monday.

Prior to the start of the tournament, which begins with the Celebrity Long Drive Contest at 10 a.m., ESPN Radio's Mike & Mike Show will broadcast live from the first tee at the Dye Course. This will mark the fourth consecutive year that America's most popular sports talk show has originated from the event.

Other headliners in this year's field include LPGA icon Nancy Lopez, Super Bowl winning quarterback Jim McMahon and musicians Josh Kelley, Branford Marsalis, Javier Colon, and Basketball Hall of Famer Rick Barry.

Among the professional golfers slated to join Johnson, Furyk and Lopez are Tommy "Two Gloves" Gainey, Charlie Rymer, Boo Weekly and Billy Horschel.

The schedule of events for the 2014 MAM:

5:30 a.m.: Gates Open, shuttle service from House of Blues to Dye Course begins

6:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.: ESPN Radio's Mike & Mike Broadcast from first tee at Dye Course

10:00 a.m.: Celebrity Long Drive Contest

11:00 a.m.: 20th Annual Hootie & the Blowfish Monday After the Masters Celebrity Pro-Am begins.

All proceeds from the event benefit the Hootie & the Blowfish Foundation and the South Carolina Junior Golf Association.

For more information, go to www.hootiegolf.com 

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