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PGA & Cologuard Classic Pro Am Underway. More this week in Tucson

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Some of the legends of PGA golf are in the Old Pueblo this week for the Cologuard Classic. It all gets underway on Wednesday with the Pro Am. 

For more information, including parking, cell phone etiquette and any other questions, go here.

Two-time NFL MVP Aaron Rodgers of the Green Bay Packers will play in Wednesday’s Jose Cuervo Pro-Am and will tee off at 11:30 a.m. with close friend, fellow Wisconsin-resident, and Cologuard ambassador Jerry Kelly. 

Here's the complete schedule of events at the Omni Tucson Resort:

COLOGUARD CLASSIC Schedule of Events

Wednesday, February 28th - Jose Cuervo Pro-Am

  • Gates open at 7:00 am
  • Official Jose Cuervo Pro-Am Competition
  • Tee Times off 1st and 10th Tees
  • Parking for Pro-Am Days is at Foothills Mall West Lot (enter off Ina, W of La Cholla)

Thursday, March 1st - Jose Cuervo Pro-Am

  • Gates open at 7:00 am
  • Official Jose Cuervo Pro-Am Competition
  • Tee Times off 1st and 10th Tee
  • Parking for Pro-Am Days is at Foothills Mall West Lot (enter off Ina, W of La Cholla)

Friday, March 2nd - First Round

  • Gates open at 9:00 am
  • First Round of competition of 2018 Cologuard Classic
  • Opening Ceremony on 1st Tee followed by Air Force flyover at 10:00 am
  • First Round action will be televised on Golf Channel
  • After Party in the Desert Diamond Conquistador Club, music starts after the last putt drops, 5:30 - 10:30 pm - featuring Scott Collier and the Midnight Special Band from Nashville, TN  

Saturday, March 3rd - Second Round    

  • Gates open at 9:00 am
  • Second Round of competition of 2018 Cologuard Classic
  • Dress in Blue Day – Wear blue to the tournament to help raise awareness about colon cancer. March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.
  • The first 10,000 fans will receive a free colon cancer awareness star pin.
  • Recycled Rides Car Donation Awarded to Military Service Member - Caliber Collision and GEICO in partnership with National Auto Body Council's Recycled Rides Program at 9:30 am in the Patriots' Outpost presented by LiftMaster.
  • Hole-in-One - New to the Cologuard Classic is the 50-50 Hole-in-One Challenge. Age 50 is when colon cancer screening is commonly recommended to begin, so the Cologuard Classic is marking the milestone with a special charitable connection.  If a pro makes a hole-in-one on the 16th hole on Saturday, $50,000 will be donated to the Vince Lombardi Cancer Foundation and $50,000 to The First Tee of Tucson.
  • Second Round action will be televised on Golf Channel

Sunday, March 4th - Final Round     

  • 7:45 am – Conquistadores 5k Fun Run/Walk the Course presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona and Tucson Medical Center
  • Gates open at 9:00 am
  • Final Round of competition of 2018 Cologuard Classic
  • Awards ceremony and Trophy Presentation on 18th green immediately following play
  • Final Round action will be televised on Golf Channel
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