Kevin Sutherland tees off on the 13th hole during the final round of the Champions Tour 3M Championships golf tournament on Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015 at TPC Twins Cities in Blaine, Minn..(AP Photo/Andy Clayton King)
Andy Clayton King
September 20, 2016

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) PGA Tour Champions professionals will play alongside celebrities in the Diamond Resorts Invitational.

The tour and Diamond Resorts International said Tuesday that up to 30 senior players will compete in the 54-hole, modified stableford event Jan. 13-15 at Tranquilo Golf Club at Four Seasons Orlando.

The players will be grouped in threesomes of one senior professional and two celebrities. The seniors will play for $750,000 in the offseason competition, and the celebrities for $500,000.

Tennis player Mardy Fish won the celebrity title last year.

Golf Channel will televise the tournament.

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