Baseball, football Hall of Famers at Diamond Resorts celebrity event


A field of 81 athletic all-stars and celebrities will compete this week at the inaugural Diamond Resorts Invitational. The event takes place Jan. 14-16 at Golden Bear Club in Windermere, Fla.

The field includes Super Bowl MVPs Jerry Rice, Marcus Allen, Richard Dent and Mark Rypien; baseball Hall of Famers Ozzie Smith, Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine, Reggie Jackson and Gaylord Perry; and actors Jack Wagner, Alfonso Ribeiro and country music star Jake Owen.

The tournament features a $500,000 purse with $100,000 going to the winner. It will implement a modified Stableford scoring system with players receiving six points for eagle, three for birdie, one for par, zero for bogey and minus-two for double bogey or higher.

Golf Channel will air all three rounds, beginning Thursday at 2:30 p.m. ET. Click here for more information.