ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN Sports) – A day for fun before the official start of the Arnold Palmer Invitational golf tournament, at today’s Pro-Am at Bay Hill. Participants paid $10,000 for the opportunity to play alongside a PGA Tour pro. The amateur participants included many successful professionals, athletes, and golf superfans. The crowds gathered to get a sneak preview of the pros who will compete in this weekend’s tournament, while also getting a chance to watch some other celebrities outside of the world of golf.
Here are some photos from today’s Pro-Am tournament.
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The Arnold Palmer Invitational takes place from Thursday, March 3rd through Sunday, March 6th at Bay Hill in Orlando. As players compete for a piece of the $12 million purse, the tournament winner will walk away with $2,160,000 and 550 FedExCup points. Stay tuned to Florida National News for coverage of the tournament.