Musicians on the Golf Course

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Vince Gill, pictured at the 2010 AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, learned how to play golf from his dad as a child and competed on his high school team. The country singer has tried numerous times to qualify for the U.S. Senior Open and is a longtime supporter of junior golf in Tennessee.
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Grammy award winning sax player Kenny G is also an avid golfer and stroke-play champion at his home golf club, Sherwood Country Club. Kenny G has hosted the Kenny G Gold Pro-Am, held in conjunction with the Honda Classic, since 2009.
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Kid Rock, paired with John Daly at the 2008 Buick Open Pro-Am, may not be a regular on the pro-am scene, but he did make headlines in 2007 when he outfitted a high school girl’s golf team with new clubs after theirs were stolen.
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Known for his wild antics on stage, No Doubt drummer Adrian Young is also an avid golfer who has competed on the Celebrity Players Tour.
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Since learning to play from Willie Nelson in the late 1980s, golf has become a large part of rocker Tico Torres's life. In addition to competing in pro-ams around the world, the Bon Jovi drummer works with two charities to host fundraising tournaments.
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A regular at the Bob Hope Desert Classic, the late Sammy Davis Jr. hosted the Greater Hartford Open, known today as the Travelers Championship, from 1973-1988.
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Justin Timberlake served as an ambassador for the U.S. team during the 2012 Ryder Cup and hosted the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open from 2008-2012. Timberlake also co-owns a golf course with his parents in his hometown of Memphis, Tenn.
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Country singer Josh Kelley celebrated after making a putt at Timberlake's tournament in 2009. Kelley, who is married to actress Katherine Heigl, is a Georgia native who attended the University of Mississippi on a golf scholarship.
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Since his introduction to the game in 1965, singer Johnny Mathis has remained a student of the game. Mathis has played in many pro-am tournaments and hosted The Johnny Mathis Seniors PGA Classic twice.
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Eagles guitarist Don Felder at the 2011 Bob Hope Classic. He often competes in pro-ams in the U.S. and has co-hosted the Keel-Felder Golf Classic in the U.K. for nearly 10 years with Howard Keel, an actor and singer.
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Rat Packer Dean Martin competed in many pro-ams during his time and hosted the Dean Martin-Tucson Open from 1973-1975.
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Singer Darius Rucker is a pro-am regular. He and his Hootie and the Blowfish bandmates also host Monday After the Masters, a fundraiser tournament in their native South Carolina.
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In his 2007 memoir, legendary shock rocker Alice Cooper wrote that golf helped him overcome his alcohol addiction. Pictured here at the 2012 Humana Challenge, Cooper is a fixture on the celebrity pro-am circuit.
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Pictured here with Bob Hope in 1952, Bing Crosby was an avid golfer throughout his life. He started the Bing Crosby Pro-Amateur, better known as the Crosby Clambake, which has evolved into the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am.