Heading into its inaugural year, the ClubCorp Classic will soon become a favorite for competitive and casual golf fans alike. An officially sanctioned PGA TOUR Champions and Charles Schwab Cup event, the 2022 ClubCorp Classic will also feature a star-studded field of 50 celebrity golfers competing alongside the pros throughout a fun and exciting week at Las Colinas Country Club in Irving, Texas. This event has an additional unique component that provides a limited number of Members in the portfolio of ClubCorp clubs to compete in a regional and national competition for the chance to be one of 10 amateur players who earn a spot to play in the ClubCorp Classic.

The tournament features a professional prize purse of $2 million, among the largest professional purses outside the major championships, as well as a $500,000 celebrity prize purse. Televised on Golf Channel, the competition will highlight an incredible week of golf and entertainment for fans, golfers, and viewers alike. To top it off, proceeds from the event will benefit the Momentous Institute.

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Celebrity Field

In addition to a full PGA TOUR Champions field, the ClubCorp Classic celebrity division will feature stars from the sports, entertainment, business and political worlds.

Confirmed Celebrity Competitors

Ray Allen

Considered one of the game’s most prolific shooters ever, Ray Allen won two NBA Championships with the Miami Heat and Boston Celtics. A 10-time NBA All-Star guard, Allen was inducted into the 2018 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. The NBA career leader in three-pointers made with 2,973, his clutch shooting helped Miami win the 2013 NBA Championship. Prior to joining the Heat, Allen led Boston to five straight NBA Playoffs including the 2008 NBA title. He had an incredible 2011 season leading the NBA in points scored, minutes played, field goals made, field goals attempted, three-point field goals made, and three-point field goals attempted. Prior to Boston, Allen played for the Seattle SuperSonics (2003-07) and the Milwaukee Bucks (1996-2003), where he still holds numerous franchise records for both teams. He led the NBA in three-point field goals made four times, and was named to the 2005 All-NBA Second Team and 2001 All-NBA Third Team. Allen won the 2003 NBA’s Joe Dumars Sportsmanship Award and an Olympic gold medal with the 2000 United States basketball team.

Anthony Anderson

Emmy and Golden Globe nominated actor, Anthony Anderson is the star and executive producer of ABC’s multi-award nominated sitcom “black-ish.” He portrays Andre “Dre” Johnson, a family man who struggles to gain a sense of cultural identity while raising his kids in a predominantly white, upper-middle class neighborhood.  The show began its seventh season this fall.

Anderson is currently hosting his sixth season of the ABC game show “To Tell the Truth,” a popular primetime re-imagination of the beloved classic game show of the same name. He is also producing “grown-ish” for Freeform and “mixed-ish” for ABC, both “black-ish” spin offs. Anderson is also executive producing “Road Trippin’” with Rickey Thompson and Denzel Dion which airs on SnapChat.

Anderson appeared in the Emmy award winning pair of ABC live television specials, “Live in Front of a Studio Audience.” He first appeared as Henry Jefferson in “Live in Front of a Studio Audience : Norman Lear’s ‘All in the Family’ and ‘The Jeffersons’”, and then as himself in the second special, “Live in Front of a Studio Audience: ‘All in the Family’ and ‘Good Times,” performing the opening song with Patti LaBelle. Anderson is currently developing the film FOOTBALL OR ME, a romantic comedy by AGC Studios, inspired by the Argentinian comedy “Futbol y Yo.”

Anderson has become familiar to audiences through roles in such prominent films as the Michael Bay blockbuster TRANSFORMERS, Martin Scorsese’s Oscar-winning feature THE DEPARTED alongside a stellar cast including Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon and Jack Nicholson, and the all-star comedy THE BIG YEAR.  Anderson first gained attention as one of Jim Carrey’s sons in ME, MYSELF, AND IRENE and has since appeared in such films as the BARBERSHOP franchise, SCARY MOVIE 3, KANGAROO JACK, EXIT WOUNDS, CRADLE 2 THE GRAVE, TWO CAN PLAY THAT GAME, MALIBU’S MOST WANTED, MY BABY’S DADDY, AGENT CODY BANKS 2, HAROLD AND KUMAR GO TO WHITE CASTLE, SMALL TOWN CRIME, THE STAR AND the Academy Award nominated FERDINAND. Most recently, Anderson starred in and was the executive producer of Netflix’s film BEATS, alongside Uzo Aduba and newcomer Khalil Everage.

On the small screen, Anderson brought his talent and humor to his own WB sitcom “All About the Andersons” which was loosely based on his life. Anderson also starred in Fox’s “K-Ville” opposite Cole Hauser and had a recurring role in the police-drama television series, “The Shield,” opposite Michael Chiklis and Glenn Close and in NBC’s “Guys with Kids”. He went on to star as Kevin Bernard in “Law & Order.” Anderson has hosted several culinary focused shows on the Food Network including “Eating America, with Anthony Anderson” and “Carnival Cravings with Anthony Anderson,” as well as served as a regular judge on “Iron Chef America.” For the past two years, Anderson has hosted “Dear Mama: An Event to Honor Moms,” which is VH1’s annual Mother’s Day celebration to salute moms everywhere.  In addition, he’s been a frequent guest host of “Jimmy Kimmel Live.”

Anderson has received seven consecutive Emmy nominations for “Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series”, two Golden Globe nominations and three Critics Choice nominations for his popular role in “black-ish.” Additionally, in 2021, he won his seventh individual Image Award in the category of “Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series,” adding to his 16 total Image Award nominations in his career. He has been nominated for four Screen Actors Guild awards, BET Awards, and Teen Choice awards as well as one People’s Choice Awards and one Kids’ Choice Awards.  Anderson has also hosted the NAACP Image Awards for the past eight years. In 2020 he was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Active in his community as an advocate and philanthropist, Anderson will host his fourth annual Anthony Anderson Celebrity Golf Classic next year, benefiting the American Diabetes Association, Los Angeles Mission and Boys & Girls Club of America.  He also proudly serves on the GOOD+ Foundation’s Fatherhood Leadership Council and was inducted into the Class of 2017 Boys & Girls Club of America National Alumni Hall of Fame.  Anderson has Type 2 diabetes and is an advocate for diabetes awareness and a spokesperson for the “Getting Real About Diabetes” campaign. Anderson has always been a supporter of his hometown, Compton, California.  He has partnered with the City of Compton in holiday food giveaways in the city where they provided food to over 1,000 residents. Last year, he emceed the Los Angeles Dodgers’ Ground-Breaking Event to support local youths. In the battle against Covid-19, Anderson joined Mayor Garcetti at a South L.A. clinic to urge communities of color to seek COVID-19 testing.  He also co-hosted the “Saving Our Selves: A BET COVID-19 Relief Effort” special, to support African Americans impacted by coronavirus. And in lieu of participating in the Veteran’s Day Parade due to Covid-19, he co-hosted “The 2020 National Memorial Day Parade: America Stands Tall” television special.

Born in 1970, Anderson pursued his acting career as he continued his education by attending Hollywood High School for the Performing Arts, where he earned first place in the NAACP’s ACTSO Awards with his performance of the classic monologue from “The Great White Hope.” That performance, along with his dedication to his craft, earned him an arts scholarship to Howard University.

Anderson currently lives in Los Angeles.

Andrew Bachelder

Andrew Bachelder was born on April 9, 1982, in Fort Worth, TX, to David and Anne Bachelder. Andrew grew up in the suburbs of Fort Worth, TX. Andrew graduated from Lake Worth High School.He enlisted in the Marine Corps and reported for Recruit Training at MCRD, San Diego, CA on 14 April 2002. Upon completion of recruit training Bachelder reported to Courthouse Bay, NC where he attended Combat Engineer School, and earned the 1371 MOS (Combat Engineer). In October of 2002 he reported for duty to 1st Combat Engineer Battalion Camp Pendleton, CA. Bachelder deployed to Kuwait in February 2003 with Bravo company 1st CEB attached to 1/5 for the invasion of Iraq where they breached the Iraqi/Kuwaiti border and continued all the way to Baghdad. Bachelder returned home in July 2003 and then re-deployed in February 2004 to Fallujah, Iraq, attached to 2/1 in support of the initial invasion of on Fallujah “Vigilant Resolve”.In February of 2005 Bachelder reported to Headquarters and Support Battalion, Camp Pendleton, CA. He served as the NCOIC for all range operations aboard Camp Pendleton. Bachelder served as H&S BN color guard for 1 year. In September of 2006 Bachelder re-enlisted and did a Lateral Move as a UH-1N Huey crew chief. In October of 2006 he reported to HMLA/T 303. From there he went TAD from Pensacola, FL and back to HMLA/T 303 where he attended to SERE School in Coronado, CA. Upon completion he returned to HMLA/T 303 where he attended mechanics school. Upon completion of mechanics school he reported to Marine Enlisted Aircrew Training. Bachelder graduated from (MEAT) in September of 2007 and reported to the F/L Shop at HMLA/T 303. In July of 2008, Bachelder was promoted to Staff Sergeant and reported to HMLA/169. May 2009, Bachelder deployed to Iraq for 4 months and then transferred over to Afghanistan in support of 2/8, 1/5, and 1st LAR in the southern Helmand Province. On October 26, 2009 Bachelder was involved in a Mid-Air collision between the Huey that he was crewing as a door gunner and with an AH-1W Cobra helicopter. Bachelder was transferred to Germany and then to Bethesda, MD, where he was cared for at NNMC Bethesda. After extensive treatment and surgeries he was transferred to NMC Balboa. Bachelder reported to the Wounded Warrior Bn. in 2010, where he would spend the rest of his enlistment until his retirement on November 30, 2011.Bachelder’s personal decorations include: Air Medal with strike flight numeral 2, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal with 1 gold star, and the Combat Action Ribbon. Andrew Bachelder and his wife Debi have been married for 19 years. They have two children: Kaitlin (17) and Jacob (14) and they currently reside in Fort Worth, TX.
Andrew credits the game of golf for saving his life and when not caddying at Brook Hollow he is very active in veteran golfing organizations who pride themselves on raising money for the awareness of Veterans struggles from combat and the growth of the game of golf. After a battle of his own demons from PTSD to survivals guilt and a suicide attempt, Bachelder turned to the game of golf.Andrew Bachelder is a 5-time participant of the Bush Center Warrior Open, He won the tournament in 2015 (Las Colinas CC) & 2018 (Trinity Forest). Those wins earned him a spot in the American Century Championship in 2016&2018 where he finished 13&11 amongst 90 of the worlds top celebrities, actors and professional athletes.He is also a 5 time participant on Team USA, Simpson cup team. A Ryder cup format, that pair’s injured servicemen and women from the UK and USA. 2018 Contestant on Golf Channels show “Shotmakers” where he finished 4th in the competition with his partner.2018 Graduated from Golf Academy of America-Dallas.To this day he still travels the country helping raise money for Veterans organization such as “Semper Fi Fund/America’s Fund” and “Tee it up for the Troops”.

Bret Baier

As FOX News Channel’s chief political anchor, Bret Baier enters his 12th year anchoring one of the top cable news shows, “Special Report with Bret Baier.” Prior to his anchor role, Baier was named FOX’s chief White House correspondent in 2006, covering the second term of the Bush administration. Before that, he served as national security correspondent covering military and national security affairs, as well as military policy and the intelligence community from the Pentagon. Baier joined the network in 1998 and served as the Southeastern correspondent from 1998 to 2001. He has anchored more than 30 political specials on FNC, reported from Iraq and Afghanistan numerous times, traveled the world with various administrations and military officials and reported from almost 75 countries. Prior to joining FNC, Baier worked for WRAL-TV in Raleigh, North Carolina, WREX-TV in Rockford, Illinois and WJWJ-TV in Beaufort, South Carolina. A graduate of DePauw University, he is the author of the New York Times Best-Seller, “Special Heart: A Journey of Faith, Hope, Courage and Love” and “Three Days in January: Dwight Eisenhower’s Final Mission.”

Josh Beckett

Josh Beckett won two World Series titles with the Florida Marlins (2003) and Boston Red Sox (2007) and pitched a no-hitter against Philadelphia as a 34-year-old in his final season in 2014. Ranked as the country’s top high school prospect in 1999, Beckett was the second overall pick in the MLB Draft by the Marlins that year. In his illustrious 14-year career, he played for the Marlins (2001-05), Red Sox (2006-12) and Los Angeles Dodgers (2012-14). A three-time MLB All-Star, Beckett finished his career with a 3.88 ERA in 2,051 innings and a 138-106 record, including being the 2007 MLB wins leader with 20 wins. He won the 2003 World Series with the Marlins, and was named the World Series MVP with two strong pitching performances on just three days’ rest as the Marlins beat the New York Yankees. Beckett was traded to Boston in late 2005, and was the American League Cy Young Award runner-up and the ALCS MVP in 2007, finishing 20-7 and winning the World Series title with the Red Sox in four games over the Colorado Rockies. Beckett was traded to the Dodgers in August 2012 and played his final two seasons there.

Tim Brown

One of the most prolific wide receivers in NFL history, Tim Brown was inducted into the Football Hall of Fame in 2015. A 17-year NFL veteran, nine-time Pro Bowler, and three-time All-Pro, Brown played for the Los Angeles/Oakland Raiders (1988-2003) and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2004). He ranks second all-time in NFL history with 14,934 receiving yards and third in career pass receptions with 1,094. Brown holds numerous Raiders records including receptions (1,070), receiving yards (14,734), all-purpose yards (19,431), punt returns (320), punt return yardage (3,272), receiving touchdowns (99), and is the only Raider ever to score on pass receptions, rushing, kickoff returns and punt returns. Brown also holds the Raiders franchise record with nine straight 1,000 plus yards receiving in a season (1993-2001). At Notre Dame he won the prestigious 1987 Heisman Trophy and was a consensus All-America, UPI and The Sporting News College Player of the Year. He broke Notre Dame school career records for receiving yards (2,493), kickoff return yards (1,613) and all-purpose yards (5,024). Brown was inducted into the 2010 College Football Hall of Fame and 2013 Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame.

Joe Carter

Vinney Del Negro

Vinny Del Negro

Vinny Del Negro has extensive broadcasting experience as a former analyst for ESPN, the San Antonio Spurs, Phoenix Suns, and now currently at NBA-TV. As an NBA Head Coach, Del Negro led his teams to the playoffs in four of his five seasons. He spent three seasons transforming the Los Angeles Clippers into one of the most exciting squads in the NBA, and leading the team to the 2012 and 2013 NBA Playoffs. At the time, the Clippers posted a franchise-best 56-26 record and their first 50-win season in history, including a record 17-game winning streak. Del Negro finished his Clippers career with 128-102 record, logging a .557 winning percentage. Prior to Los Angeles, Del Negro lead the Chicago Bulls to two consecutive trips to the NBA Playoffs (2009 and 2010). He also spent two seasons with the Phoenix Suns as Director of Player Personnel and then as Assistant General Manager. As a player, Del Negro spent 12 years in the league and scored more than 7,000 points playing for five teams (Phoenix, Golden State, Milwaukee, San Antonio, Sacramento).

Mardy Fish

Once ranked the top American professional tennis player, Mardy Fish received the honor of being named captain of the United States Davis Cup team in 2019, a team he played for from 2002 to 2012. In April 2011, Fish overtook former high school classmate Andy Roddick to become the No. 1 rated American in the ATP ranking and reached a career-high singles ranking of World No. 7 that August. That year he had a career-best 43 match wins, recording his sixth career title while reaching two other finals.

During his career, Fish won six ATP Tour tournaments and reached the final of four Masters Series. His best Grand Slam tournament results included reaching the quarterfinals of the 2007 Australian Open, 2008 U.S. Open, and 2011 Wimbledon Championships. Fish also won eight career doubles titles. One of Fish’s major accomplishments was winning a silver medal at the 2004 Olympic Games. Since retiring from professional tennis after the 2015 U.S. Open, Fish has also excelled in golf winning the 2020 American Century Celebrity Golf Championship and also the Diamond Resorts Invitational three times.

Mike Flaskey

Mike Flaskey is the Founder and CEO of Mike Flaskey Entertainment, Inc., a full-service lifestyle and entertainment company that brings experiential brand activations to life through network-televised golf tournaments, live concerts, sports, and other live events. Mike’s company identifies and executes turnkey solutions and activations for organizations and companies looking to amplify their brand awareness, acquire new customers and improve their existing customers’ lifetime value through unique events and experiences.

Prior to the creation of Mike Flaskey Entertainment, Mike garnered more than twenty-five years of senior executive leadership experience in both public and privately held organizations, most recently as the former Chief Executive Officer of Diamond Resorts, a global vacation ownership company. Under his leadership, Diamond Resorts achieved unprecedented growth both organically and through strategic acquisitions, culminating with the successful sale of the company to Hilton Grand Vacations in 2021.

While at Diamond, Mike innovated and created strategic partnerships and relationships with numerous prominent sporting and entertainment professionals that have resulted in the creation and growth of Diamond’s Events of a Lifetime® experiential franchise, the Diamond Concert Series™ and the Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions, a network-televised, best-in-class LPGA Tournament of Champions/ Celebrity golf tournament. Mike has founded and now serves as the Executive Director of The ClubCorp Classic, a PGA Tour Champions/Celebrity televised golf tournament in Dallas, Texas.

Mike is currently a Member of the Board of Directors of ClubCorp, the largest owner and operator of more than 200 golf and country clubs, city clubs and stadium clubs across the U.S. He is also an independent Board Member of Toronto-based Kognitiv, a global technology-forward, loyalty solutions-driven company. In addition, he is a Member of the Board of Directors for the American Resort Developers Association (ARDA), as well as a part of ARDA’s Executive Committee. While at Diamond, he also served as a Member of the Board for Diamond Resorts. Mike holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Limestone University.

Colt Ford

Colt Ford is an American country music rapper, singer, songwriter, entrepreneur, and former professional golfer best known for his music fusing country and hip hop, which has been categorized as “country rap.”

Ford co-wrote and originally recorded the song “Dirt Road Anthem” for his debut album Ride Through the Country; it was later released by Brantley Gilbert, who co-wrote the song, on his 2010 album Halfway to Heaven, and again by Jason Aldean on his album My Kinda Party, also from 2010.

Ford’s fourth album, Declaration of Independence, became his first number 1 album on Top Country Albums.

Kyle Fuller

Pro Bowl Cornerback Kyle Fuller spent the first seven years with the Chicago Bears before recently signing with the Denver Broncos in March 2021. A two-time Pro Bowler, Fuller was named First-Team All Pro in 2018 and selected to his first Pro Bowl. Fuller started 94 of 96 games for the Bears, producing 328 tackles, 19 interceptions, and four forced fumbles. In his career-best season in 2019, Fuller posted 82 combined tackles (72 solo tackles), and seven interceptions (NFL interceptions co-leader). In his rookie season in 2014, he ranked first in the NFL in interceptions with four, and first in forced fumbles with three, and was named to the All-Rookie Team. Fuller, who became the first Bears rookie since Chris Harris in 2005 to record two interceptions in a game, received the 2015 Brian Piccolo Award. Selected 14th overall in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft, Fuller played college football at Virginia Tech where his honors included being named 2011 Second-Team All-ACC, 2012 Honorable Mention All-ACC, and 2013 Third-Team All-ACC, in addition to being a 2013 Second-Team All-American.

Robbie Gould

A 16-year NFL veteran, Robbie Gould played the past four seasons with the San Francisco 49ers after spending the first 11 years as the Chicago Bears record-setting placekicker. Since joining the 49ers, Gould has made 114 of 129 field gold attempts, an 88.4 percent conversion rate. Gould spent the 2016 season with the New York Giants. The most accurate kicker in Bears history, Gould made a record 276-of-323 (85.4%) field goals, and also holds franchise records in career scoring, field goals made in a season, and field goals of at least 50 yards. Named the 2016 Ed Block Courage honoree, Gould led the Bears in scoring in 10 of his 11 seasons, and had a franchise record 10 seasons with 20+ field goals in a season. Gould only missed four points after touchdown in his Bears career (379-of-383). The first placekicker in Bears history selected to the Pro Bowl after leading all kickers with 143 points during the 2006 season, for his effort he was named All-Pro (AP, USA Today, The Sporting News and ESPN.com) and named All-NFL and All-NFC by Pro Football Weekly

John Hart

Larry the Cable Guy

A stand-up comedian, actor, author, and former radio personality, Larry the Cable Guy is a multiplatinum recording artist, Grammy nominee and Billboard award winner. Larry starred in the popular History Channel series “Only in America with Larry the Cable Guy,” where he explored the country and immersed himself in different lifestyles, jobs, and hobbies. The voice of the beloved Mater in the Disney animated “Cars” films, Larry’s catchphrase: “Git-R-Done!” is also the title of his best-selling book. A member of the Blue Collar Comedy Tour that included Bill Engvall, Ron White, and Jeff Foxworthy, Larry also co-starred in the Tyler Perry movie “A Madea Christmas.” Larry has released seven comedy albums, of which three have been certified gold. He won Billboard’s 2005 Comedy Artist of the Year and Comedy Album of the Year, and the 2006 Billboard Top Comedy Tour Award. He has starred in three Blue Collar Comedy Tour-related movies, as well as other films including: “Larry the Cable Guy: Health Inspector,” “Delta Farce,” “Witless Protection,” ”Tooth Fairy 2,” and “Jingle All the Way 2.

Jon Lester

Derek Lowe

Former World Series champion and All-Star pitcher Derek Lowe had several different roles as a starter, reliever, and closer throughout a strong 17-year major league career. A two-time All-Star, Lowe played for seven teams: Seattle (1997), Boston (1997-2004), Los Angeles Dodgers (2005-08), Atlanta (2009-11), Cleveland (2012), New York Yankees (2012), and Texas (2013). He enjoyed some of his best years with the Red Sox, where in 2000 he was the American League saves leader.

In 2002 he threw a no-hitter against the Tampa Bay, posted a 21-8 record with a 2.58 ERA, and finished third in Cy Young voting. That same season, Lowe was awarded the Thomas A. Yawkey Red Sox MVP honor. In the 2004 post-season, Lowe posted a 3-0 record and was the winner in the final game of all three post-season series as he helped the Red Sox to their first World Series Championship in 86 years. He also was the 2006 National League saves leader while with the Dodgers. Throughout his career, Lowe played in 681 games with a 176-157 win-loss record and a 4.03 ERA in 2,671.1 innings. He recorded 1,721 strikeouts and 86 saves.

Greg Maddux

Hall of Famer Greg Maddux won more games during the 1990s than any other pitcher. In his illustrious 23-year MLB career, Maddux won a World Series Championship, four Cy Young Awards (1992-95) and eight All-Star nods. He is the only pitcher in MLB history to win at least 15 games for 17 straight seasons. Maddux was a record 18-time Gold Glover, a four-time ERA leader and three-time wins leader. He pitched in 13 Division Series contests, 17 League Championship games, and five World Series games. Maddux spent his first seven seasons with the Chicago Cubs (1986-1992) winning 20 games (2.18 ERA) in 1992, earning his first Cy Young honor. He signed with Atlanta in 1993 and the Braves won 11 consecutive division titles, advanced to the World Series three times, and won the 1995 World Series. In that time, Maddux went 198-88 with a 2.63 ERA. He returned to the Cubs in 2004 and led the NL in starts (35) in 2005 at age 39. Maddux boasts a career 355-227 record, 3.16 ERA with 3,371 strikeouts.

Brian McCann

A seven-time All-Star catcher and six-time Silver Slugger honoree, Brian McCann won the 2017 World Series with Houston. In his 15-year MLB career, McCann played 1,755 games with Atlanta (2005-13 & 2019), New York Yankees (2014-16), and Houston (2017-18). He posted a .262 career batting average with 1,018 RBI, and hit 18 or more home runs in 12 of his 15 seasons, 282 home runs total. Drafted by Atlanta in 2002, McCann made his major league debut in 2005, and hit his first home run in just his second regular-season game. McCann became the first Braves player to hit a home run in his first playoff at-bat, and was the first Braves player to be selected to the All-Star team in his first three full seasons, where he was named the 2010 All-Star Game MVP. McCann signed with the Yankees in November 2013 where he averaged 23 home runs in his three seasons in New York before being traded to the Astros in November 2016. He signed with the Braves in 2019, finishing his career where he started.

Kevin Millar

Kevin Millar is a former 12-year major league veteran best recognized for his years with the Boston Red Sox, and now as the popular co-host of “Intentional Talk,” the MLB Network’s longest running show dating back to 2011. Millar became a favorite with the Red Sox with his outgoing personality, clubhouse presence and offensive production that helped spark the Red Sox to the 2003 AL Championship Series and the 2004 World Series Championship. In his MLB career, Millar batted .274 with 170 home runs and 699 RBI with the Florida Marlins (1998-2002), Boston (2003-05), Baltimore (2006-08) and Toronto (2009). He played in 1,427 games posting 1,284 hits and a .358 on base percentage. Millar received the 2003 Jackie Jensen Award, presented annually by the Boston Chapter of the Baseball Writers’ Association of America to the player who embodies the spirit of the former Red Sox outfielder. Millar also received the 2001 Charlie Hough Good Guy Award from the BBWAA Florida Chapter. He joined the MLB Network in 2010, and has also contributed to NESN’s Red Sox coverage and FOX’s baseball coverage since retiring.

Mark Mulder

Selected second overall in the 1998 MLB Draft by the Oakland Athletics, Mark Mulder was on the fast track to the major leagues as he showed his dominance in his first full season in 2001 leading the American League with 21 wins, followed by a 19-win season and a career-best 159 strikeouts in 2002. Injuries limited his play in 2003, yet, he still won 15 games and posted a career-best 3.13 ERA. A two-time All-Star, Mulder helped the Athletics make the postseason four years in a row while posting a 71-42 record.

He led the American League in complete games (2003 & 2004) and shutouts (2001 & 2003). Traded to St. Louis in 2005, Mulder finished the season with a 16-8 record, 3.64 ERA, and helped the Cardinals reach the National League Championship Series. He finished his career with a 103-60 record, 4.18 ERA and 834 strikeouts. Mulder has a strong golf game too, winning the American Century Celebrity Golf Championships three times, and the celebrity division of the 2017 Diamond Resorts Invitational.

Bud Norris

Blair O'Neal

Blair O'Neal

Career Highlights: Blair O’Neal is a professional golfer, model, and television personality best recognized for winning the Golf Channel’s 2010 “Big Break: Dominican Republic” and being runner-up on the “Big Break: Prince Edward Island.” O’Neal currently fills her schedule as a Golf Channel personality, coupled with corporate outings, partnership commitments, and competitive celebrity tournaments. A four-year student-athlete at Arizona State University, O’Neal won two NCAA Long Drive contests and posted several top finishes including fourth place at the 2003 Pac-10 Championship. O’Neal also won the 1997 AJGA Ping Phoenix Junior Championship, was runner-up at the 1997 Women’s Western Amateur, and was a member of the U.S. Junior Ryder Cup team that year. O’Neal has gone on to compete on several golf mini-tours, including being a three-time winner on the Cactus Tour, and competing on the Symetra Tour. O’Neal took a four-year hiatus from golf from 2007 to 2010 to focus not only on her blossoming modeling career, but to help finance her golf career. She was named one of Sports Illustrated’s “Top 50 Hottest Athletes of All Time” and remains a mainstay on Golf.com’s “Most Beautiful Women in Golf.

Patrick Peterson

A three-time First-Team All-Pro cornerback/punt return specialist for 10 seasons with the Arizona Cardinals, Patrick Peterson recently signed with the Minnesota Vikings. Named to the Pro Bowl in his first eight NFL seasons (2011-18), Peterson made an impact in his rookie season when he became the only player in NFL history with four punt-return touchdowns of at least 80 yards in a single season, and the longest overtime punt return for a touchdown (99 yards).

Selected fifth in the 2011 NFL Draft out of Louisiana State University, Peterson was the only rookie to be selected to the 2011 All-Pro First Team, in addition to being named First Team All-Pro in 2013 and 2015. He holds other Cardinal records including the longest game-winning punt return touchdown in overtime (99 yards), and most punt return yards by a rookie in a season (699). At LSU, he was recognized as the best college defensive back in the country and was a unanimous 2010 All-American, SEC Defensive Player of the Year, and Jim Thorpe and Chuck Bednarik Award winner.

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Alfonso Ribeiro

Alfonso Ribeiro

Alfonso Ribeiro has been the host of the popular and long-running television series “America’s Funniest Home Videos” since 2015. A true Renaissance man as an actor, director, singer and dancer, Ribeiro is best known for his role as spoiled rich-kid Carlton Banks in the former hit sitcom “The Fresh Prince of Bel Air” from the 1990’s. Ribeiro is also recognized for winning the prestigious 2014 Mirror Ball Trophy with professional dancer Witney Carson on “Dancing with the Stars.” Ribeiro has also hosted the game show “Catch 21” on the Game Show Network and has directed several episodes of “Meet the Browns” and “Are We There Yet?” Ribeiro began his acting career in “Oye Willie” at age eight and by 10 years old, he had released such songs as “Dance Baby” and “Not Too Young.” Cast as Rick Schroder’s best friend in the television series “Silver Spoons,” Ribeiro is also known for his role in LL Cool J’s show “In the House” and as host of “Your Big Break” and the “GSN Live.” He won FOX’s reality show “Celebrity Duets” in 2006.
Ivan Rodriguez

Ivan Rodriguez

Regarded as one of the game’s best defensive catchers ever, Ivan “Pudge” Rodriguez was elected into the 2017 National Baseball Hall of Fame. During his illustrious 21-year MLB career, Rodriguez played for six teams – Texas, Florida, Detroit, New York Yankees, Houston, and Washington. His career highlights include being a 14-time All-Star, 13-time Gold Glove Award winner, and seven-time Silver Slugger honoree. Rodriguez was named the 1999 American League MVP after hitting a record 35 home runs in a season by a catcher, and also was the first catcher to have more than 30 home runs, 100 runs batted in, and 100 runs scored in MLB history. Rodriguez won the 2003 World Series with the Marlins and played in the 2006 World Series with Detroit. With the Marlins, he set many single season records for a catcher and was named the National League Championship Series MVP. Rodriguez holds MLB records with 2,543 games caught, and the best caught-stealing percentage of any catcher (45.68%). He finished his career with a .296 batting average, 2,844 hits, 311 home runs, 1,332 RBI in 2,543 games.

Jeremy Roenick

Recognized as one of the NHL’s most colorful and fan friendly personalities during his career, Jeremy Roenick was a nine-time NHL All-Star. In his impressive 20-year NHL career, Roenick played for Chicago (1988-96) Phoenix (1996-2001), Philadelphia (2001-04), Los Angeles (2005-06), and San Jose (2007-09). Roenick finished his career with 513 goals, 703 assists in 1,363 games, and is only the third American-born player to score 500 goals. He represented Team USA in numerous international tournaments including two Olympics, where he collected a silver medal in Salt Lake City in 2002. Drafted by Chicago in 1988, Roenick was the first Blackhawk ever to reach the 100-point mark in three consecutive seasons and his 13

game-winning goals in 1991-92 broke Bobby Hull’s single-season record. Roenick established a rookie record for points in the playoffs when he picked up 18 in 1990 and was named The Sporting News NHL Rookie of the Year. After his playing days, Roenick transitioned into the studio as an analyst, most recently for NBC’s NHL coverage on “NHL Live,” “NHL Overtime,” and NBCSN’s pre-game and post-game shows for 10 years. Roenick has also published two books titled “J.R.” and “Shoot First, Pass Later: My Life, No Filter.”

Tony Romo

After an impressive 14-year NFL career, former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo joined CBS in 2017 as an NFL analyst alongside Jim Nantz where he has received rave reviews. Romo ascended from the ranks as an undrafted free agent and three-year back-up quarterback to a four-time Pro Bowler. He holds numerous Cowboys team records including touchdown passes, passing yards, and most games with at least 300 passing yards. Romo has career stats of 2,829 completions, 248 touchdowns, 34,183 total passing yards and a 97.1 quarterback rating. Romo’s other accolades include: 2014 NFL passer rating leader, 2014 NFL completion percentage leader, two-time NFC passer rating leader, 2009 NFC passing yards leader, 2007 NFC passing touchdowns leader, and was honored with the 2011 Ed Block Courage Award. Romo is the only Cowboys’ quarterback to throw for more than 4,000 yards in a season (done four times) and the first quarterback in franchise history to average over 300 passing yards a game in a season. He holds the NFL record for the highest quarterback rating in the fourth quarter.

Mark Rypien

Sterling Sharpe

Emmitt Smith

Emmitt Smith

Emmitt Smith is one of the all-time great running backs in NFL history amassing an NFL record 18,355 rushing yards, an NFL record 164 rushing touchdowns, four NFL rushing titles, four rushing touchdowns leader honors, three Super Bowl titles with the Dallas Cowboys and a league (1993) and Super Bowl (XXVIII) MVP award. A 15-year NFL veteran (13 with the Cowboys), Smith was selected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2010. He is the only running back to ever win a Super Bowl championship, the NFL MVP award, the NFL rushing crown, and the Super Bowl MVP award all in the same season (1993). An eight-time Pro Bowler and five-time All-Pro selection, Smith spent his final two seasons with Arizona but retired as a Cowboy in 2005. Following the 2001 season, Smith became the first player in NFL history to rush for 1,000 yards in 11 consecutive seasons and the first player with 11 1,000-yard seasons. Other NFL records include: 78 regular season 100-yard rushing games, 4,409 carries, 1,586 post-season rushing yards, 19 post-season rushing touchdowns, and seven post-season 100-yard rushing games.
John Smoltz

John Smoltz

Hall of Fame pitcher John Smoltz is an eight-time All-Star, Cy Young Award winner and World Series Champion. In his illustrious 20-year MLB career with the Atlanta Braves, Smoltz was a two-time National League wins and strikeout leader, and the first pitcher in history to top both 200 wins and 150 saves. With a lifetime 15-4 post-season record and 2.67 ERA, Smoltz helped Atlanta win the 1995 World Series. The only Braves player to be part of the franchise’s historic run of 14 consecutive division titles, Smoltz’s best year was 1996 when he went 24-8 with a 2.94 ERA, including winning a franchise-record 14 straight games, an NL record 24 wins, and the Cy Young honor. Predominately a starting pitcher, Smoltz spent three and a half seasons as Atlanta’s closer, and became only the second pitcher to have both a 20-win season and a 50-save season (2002). His other accolades include: 1997 Silver Slugger Award, 2005 Lou Gehrig Memorial Award, and 2005 Roberto Clemente Award. His career statistics include a 3.33 ERA, 3,084 strikeouts and 154 saves.

Jack Sock

Annika Sörenstam

Regarded as one of golf’s greatest players in history, Hall of Famer Annika Sorenstam won 94 international tournaments, including 72 official LPGA tournaments of which 10 were major championships. In her professional career, Sorenstam won eight LPGA Player of the Year awards, and six Vare Trophies given to the LPGA player with the lowest scoring average. She was an eight-time LPGA leading money winner, amassing more than $22 million throughout her career. Sorenstam is the only LPGA player to win the Player of the Year honor, Vare Trophy and the Money List Award in the same year in five different years. In her first full year on the Tour in 1994, she was LPGA Rookie of the Year after three top-10 finishes. Her eight major championships included three U.S. Open titles, three Women’s PGA Championships, three ANA Inspiration titles, the du Maurier Classic and the British Open. The only female to shoot a 59 in competition, Sorenstam became the first player in LPGA history to finish a season with a sub-70 scoring average of 69.99.

Adam Thielen

A two-time Pro Bowler, Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen is coming off a career year in receiving touchdowns with 14. Undrafted out of Minnesota State University in 2013, Thielen worked his way up from the Vikings practice squad to leading the team in receptions from 2016 to 2018. During the 2018 season, Thielen became the first player in NFL history to record eight consecutive games with 100-plus receiving yards to start a season. He proceeded to record 113 receptions (third most in Vikings history) for 1,373 yards and nine receiving touchdowns.

In 2017, he was instrumental in helping the Vikings to a 13-3 record and the NFC Championship Game. With his 1,276 receiving yards and 91 receptions, he became the first Viking to surpass the 1,000-yard mark since 2009. For his efforts, Thielen was named to the Pro Bowl and All-Pro Second Team. A relative unknown after his first two seasons, Thielen became the unsung hero of the Vikings in 2016 leading the team with 967 receiving yards, while also adding 69 catches and five touchdowns.

Marty Turco

Brian Urlacher

Considered one of the NFL’s most dominant defensive linebackers in history, Brian Urlacher spent his entire 13-year NFL career with the Chicago Bears (2000-12). Elected into the 2018 Pro Football Hall of Fame, the fan-favorite and popular Urlacher played in 182 career games, starting all but two. An eight-time Pro Bowler, four-time First-Team All-Pro and Second-Team All-Pro honoree, he recorded a Bears’ team-record 1,353 tackles, 41.5 sacks, 22 interceptions, 16 fumble recoveries, and 11 forced fumbles. Urlacher was the 2005 NFL Defensive Player of the Year, and the first Chicago defender to lead the team in tackles in his first four NFL seasons. In 2006, he played a pivotal role in helping the Bears to a 13-3 record, the NFC’s top playoff seed, and two post-season victories before losing to Indianapolis in Super Bowl XLI. Urlacher’s other accolades include: 2012 Ed Block Courage Award, 2007 Brian Piccolo Award, 2006 AP All-Pro Team, 2005 AP and Pro Football Weekly NFL Defensive Play-of-the-Year, 2001 Football Digest NFL Defensive Player-of-the-Year, and 2000 AP NFL Defensive Rookie-of-the-Year.

Jack Wagner

Tim Wakefield

DeMarcus Ware

Touted as one of the game’s best defensive players, DeMarcus Ware enjoyed an illustrious 12-year NFL career with the Dallas Cowboys and Denver Broncos. Ware was a nine-time Pro Bowler, four-time First-Team All-Pro, three-time All-Pro Second Team, a two-time Butkus Award honoree as a professional, and named to the NFL 2000’s All-Decade Team. With the Cowboys for nine years (2005-13), Ware was the franchise’s all-time leader in quarterback sacks (117), fumbles forced (32), and multiple-sack games (28). Ware, who recorded 10 or more sacks in seven straight seasons, and eight of his 12 career seasons, is tied for the most NFL seasons leading the league in sacks (2008 & 2010). In his three seasons in Denver (2014-16), Ware won Super Bowl 50 when the Broncos beat the Carolina Panthers 20-18, a game where Ware recorded five tackles and two sacks. He played in 178 career games posting 654 tackles (501 solo tackles), 138.5 quarterback sacks, 35 forced fumbles and three interceptions. At Troy University, Ware was a two-time All-Sun Belt Conference selection and 2003 Sun Belt Defensive Player of the Year.

Deron Williams

Former point guard Deron Williams is a three-time NBA All-Star, two-time All-NBA Second Team member, and two-time Olympic gold medalist. Drafted third overall by Utah in the 2005 NBA Draft out of the University of Illinois, Williams spent five and a half years with the Jazz (2005-2010) before being traded to the New Jersey/Brooklyn Nets (2010-2015). During the 2011 NBA lockout, Williams played for Besiktas of the Turkish Basketball League where his jersey #8 was retired. Williams signed as a free agent with Dallas in 2015, and played with the Mavericks through February 2017 when he joined the Cleveland Cavaliers for the remainder of the 2017 season. Williams was named an NBA All-Star from 2010 to 2012, and was also named to the All-NBA Second Team in both 2008 and 2010. In his 12-year NBA career, Williams played in 845 games, averaging 16.3 points and 8.1 assists per game while making 44.5 percent of his shots. Williams has also enjoyed an impressive international playing career as he was selected to the USA Olympic team for both the 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympics, both winning the gold medal.

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Steven Alker

Michael Allen

Robert Allenby

Billy Andrade

Stuart Appleby

Woody Austin

Doug Barron

Cameron Beckman

Shane Bertsch

David Branshaw

Paul Broadhurst

Mark Brooks

Mark Calcavecchia

Alex Cejka

K.J. Choi

Darren Clarke

John Daly

Marco Dawson

Glen Day

Chris DiMarco

Stephen Dodd

Ken Duke

Joe Durant

Bob Estes

Steve Flesch

David Frost

Tom Gillis

Retief Goosen

Paul Goydos

Jay Haas

Tim Herron

Thongchai Jaidee

Lee Janzen

Brandt Jobe

Steve Jones

Robert Karlsson

Jerry Kelly

Rob Labritz

Jeff Maggert

Billy Mayfair

Scott McCarron

Rocco Mediate

Colin Montgomerie

Mark O’Meara

Rod Pampling

Scott Parel

Jesper Parnevik

Corey Pavin

Tom Pernice

Tim Petrovic

Dicky Pride

Brett Quigley

Roger Rowland

Gene Sauers

John Senden

Wes Short, Jr.

Vijay Singh

Jeff Sluman

Kevin Sutherland

Ken Tanigawa

Tommy Tolles

David Toms

Kirk Triplett

Scott Verplank

Duffy Waldorf

Mike Weir

Y.E. Yang

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