MARK WAHLBERG, BO JACKSON AND MICHAEL PHELPS TO HEADLINE ANNEXUS PRO-AM AT WASTE MANAGEMENT PHOENIX OPEN PRESENTED BY THE AK-CHIN INDIAN COMMUNITY



MARK WAHLBERG, BO JACKSON AND MICHAEL PHELPS TO HEADLINE ANNEXUS PRO-AM ATWASTE MANAGEMENT PHOENIX OPEN PRESENTED BY THE AK-CHIN INDIAN COMMUNITY

Mark Wahlberg, Bo Jackson and Michael Phelps are headlining a star-studded group of celebrities from the sports and entertainment world set to play in the Annexus Pro-Am at the Waste Management Phoenix Open Presented by The Ak-Chin Indian Community on Wednesday, Feb. 1, at TPC Scottsdale’s Stadium Course beginning at 8:30 a.m. Other celebrities scheduled to appear include Arizona Cardinals Larry Fitzgerald and Patrick Peterson, Hall of Fame wide receiver Jerry Rice, Hall of Fame pitcher Greg Maddux, seven-time Cy Young Award winner Roger Clemens, former Phoenix Suns star and current Grand Canyon University basketball coach Dan Majerle, Arizona Diamondbacks starting pitcher Archie Bradley and former Arizona Diamondback Miguel Montero.

Tee times for the Annexus Pro-Am will range from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. and can be found online at www.wmphoenixopen.com, along with a complete list of PGA TOUR players and celebrities who will be playing.

The 2017 Waste Management Phoenix Open Presented by the Ak-Chin Indian Community, also known as “The Greatest Show on Grass,” and “The People’s Open,” will be held Jan. 30 – Feb 5, 2017, at TPC Scottsdale. The Waste Management Phoenix Open is the best-attended golf tournament in the world and has gained legendary status for being the most unique stop on the PGA TOUR. Last year’s tournament broke three attendance records, including a PGA TOUR record 618,365 fans for the week. The 2017 edition will mark the 82ndplaying of the event (one of the five oldest events on the PGA TOUR) and the eighth as the Waste Management Phoenix Open.

The Thunderbirds were founded in 1937 with the mission of promoting the Valley of the Sun through sports. The Thunderbirds consist of 55 “active” members and more than 250 “life” members. Last year The Thunderbirds raised a record $9.3 million for charity and have eclipsed $111 million in charitable giving since its inception. For more information on the Thunderbirds or the 2017 Waste Management Phoenix Open visit www.wmphoenixopen.com.

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