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Diamondbacks Tee Up for 13th Annual Celebrity Golf Classic in Support of Veterans

May 13, 2018; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Washington Nationals relief pitcher Ryan Madson climbs from the bullpen golf cart ion the seventh inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

On January 19th, the Arizona Diamondbacks will host their 13th annual Celebrity Golf Classic at Talking Stick Golf Club in Scottsdale, AZ.

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Golf enthusiasts will have the unique opportunity to play 18 holes alongside current D-backs players, alumni, and members of the coaching staff.

Among the notable players attending are Zac Gallen, Alek Thomas, Pavin Smith, Scott McGough, Ryne Nelson, Ryan Thompson, Slade Cecconi, Tommy Henry, and Logan Allen. The event will also feature esteemed alumni and coaches, including Luis Gonzalez, Jj Puts, Josh Collmenter, Brandon Webb, Rodrigo Lopez, Junior Spivey, Augie Ojeda, Scott Hairston, Jeff Banister, Damion Easley, Dan Carlson, Dave McKay, and Drew Hedman.

To kick off the event, Derrick Hall, the President, CEO, & General Partner of the Diamondbacks, will lead a welcome address and introduce the celebrity guests.

Proceeds from this Celebrity Golf Classic will be directed towards nonprofits dedicated to making a positive impact on the lives of veterans. Benefiting organizations include UO Arizona, Folds of Honor, Military Assistance Mission, and Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation.

Since its inception in 2011, this event has raised more than $2.6 million for military organizations.

The event is scheduled to commence with registration and breakfast at 9 AM, and every player will receive a hospitality package that includes a D-backs golf bag.

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