Arnie Ball Coach to Join Hootie and the Blowfish Event

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Golf's 'King' and South Carolina's 'ball coach' are hooking up with Hootie.
 
Organizers for the Hootie & the Blowfish Monday After the Masters tournament said Arnold Palmer and Gamecocks coach Steve Spurrier will take part in next April's celebrity event.
 
The tournament said it donated a record $425,000 from last year's event. This year's tournament will take place April 10 at Barefoot Resort & Golf.
 
Hootie lead singer Darius Rucker says he is gratified with the continued growth of the charity tournament. 'We are grateful to our faithful fans and friends who helped us set a new donation record,' he said.
 
Palmer, a four-time Masters champion, is generally credited with bringing golf to the masses through his charisma and go-for-broke style. Palmer's grandson, Sam Saunders, signed to play golf with Clemson beginning next fall.
 
Spurrier led the Gamecocks to a 7-4 record and a spot in the upcoming Independence Bowl.
 
The full list of celebrities taking part in tournament will be announced in February.
 
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