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Celebrity Pro-Am participants hit the green


Several celebrities from the sports and entertainment industry participated in the Travelers Celebrity Pro-Am at the Travelers Championship at the TPC River Highlands in Cromwell Wednesday morning.

The Celebrity Pro-Am, which features PGA TOUR professionals and celebrities paired with amateur golfers, teed off at 6:50 a.m. this morning and will continue play until 2 p.m. this afternoon.

Some celebrities in the line-up include:

  • Geno Auriemma, UConn head women's basketball coach
  • Chris Berman, ESPN
  • George Blaney, UConn associate head men's basketball coach
  • Scott Burrell, former NBA player/UConn alum
  • Javier Colon, singer/songwriter
  • Chris Dailey, UConn associate head women's basketball coach
  • Doug Flutie, Heisman Trophy winner
  • Warde Manuel, UConn director of athletics
  • James Naughton, actor
  • Kevin Ollie, UConn head men's basketball coach
  • Ahmad Rashad, sportscaster
  • Sgt Slaughter, WWE Superstar
  • Andre Tippett, NFL hall of famer
  • Ming Tsai, celebrity chef

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