Ryder Cup to get Hollywood gloss

Celebrities such as Justin Timberlake, Bill Murray and swimmer Michael Phelps will be adding something extra to Ryder Cup week at Medinah on Tuesday.

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Fans will be able to watch eight former captains - all of them Americans - participate alongside the celebrities in a a 10-hole scramble golf event over the course. The event takes place after the European and United States teams have had their first official practice rounds. 

The past captains involved are Ben Crenshaw, Tom Kite, Tom Lehman, Corey Pavin, Dave Stockton, Hal Sutton, Lanny Wadkins and 72-year-old Lee Trevino.

It is not the only innovation this year. Wednesday afternoon will see competitors from the Junior Ryder Cup give a 10-hole exhibition.

The Junior Ryder Cup was taking place at nearby Olympia Fields on Monday and Tuesday.



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