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Schedule for U.S. Women's Open week in Kohler

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Schedule for U.S. Women's Open week in Kohler

CREATED Jul 2, 2012

Today marks the start of festivities for the US Women's Open at Blackwolf Run in Kohler. The first round begins on Thursday, but there are a variety of events leading up to the first round, beginning today with a practice round and the Wisconsin Sports Shootout.

The celebrity event will begin at 2:00 this afternoon on hole ten of the championship course. 

The individuals currently scheduled to participate are Green Bay Packers president and CEO Mark Murphy, former Packers Mark Tauscher and Bill Schroeder, former University of Wisconsin running back and Heisman Trophy winner Ron Dayne, former Milwaukee Bucks center Joe Wolf, and former Bucks and Los Angeles Lakers guard Tony Smith. 

Sports celebrities will be paired with LPGA players for the 5-hole event. All players will be mic'd up and receive good-natured ripping from one of three gusts emcee's (I'll be one of them).

Tickets to the event are $15 (which includes the practice round) and kids under 17 are free. Gates opened at 6:00am.

CLICK HERE to see the schedule for the week in Kohler.