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Published February 19, 1999
The Celebrity Players golf tour (CPT) starts today in FL with the Dan Marino FirstPlus Financial Celebrity Invt'l, which is expected to raise "about" $300,000 for charity, according to Randall Mell of the Ft. Lauderdale SUN- SENTINEL. Among those competing in the event are Marino, Broncos QB John Elway and Braves P Greg Maddux. Meanwhile, Michael Jordan has told CPT execs that "he intends to play in at least three" events this season. CPT Assistant Dir Kelly Sullivan: "Michael Jordan could affect this tour like nobody else on the planet." The CPT begins its third year with 12 events which will offer more than $3M in prize money. Mell writes tour execs are "working hard to increase its exposure," and the Tour is in talks with The Golf Channel about "a possible alliance" (SUN-SENTINEL, 2/19).