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Commentators to Battle for Charity

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ORLANDO, Fla. ' Some of the biggest names in golf television will square-off in the Kraft / Nabisco Shootout that will air on The Golf Channel Monday at 4 p.m. ET, with an encore broadcast in prime time at 7:30 p.m. ET.
 
Billed as the Battle of the Broadcasters, CBS Golf Analysts Lanny Wadkins and Gary McCord will take on NBC Golf Analysts Johnny Miller and Roger Maltbie in a nine-hole, skins-format exhibition with each team representing a deserving charity.
 
This years event will benefit two non-profit organizations in recognition of the anniversary of the September 11 tragedy. The CBS team will donate their winnings to the Idaho National Guard and Reserve Family Support Fund, which provides assistance to members of the National Guard and Reserve and their families for those members who have been deployed to protect our country. The NBC Team will donate all of their winnings to the Boise Police Activities League who will be administering a fund to assist the families of fallen and disabled firefighters and law enforcement officers throughout the state of Idaho.
 
The Kraft/Nabisco Shootout is the kickoff event for the Albertsons Boise Open presented by First Health. The Golf Channel also will bring exclusive live coverage of the Nationwide Tour tournament Thursday ' Sunday, 5 ' 7:30 p.m. ET.