Broncos quarterback and University of Florida icon Tim Tebow returned to the Sunshine State over the weekend to host his first celebrity golf tournament. The event took place at the TPC Sawgrass Dye's Valley Course in Ponte Vedra Beach and drew around 1,000 spectators. The tourney benefitted the Tim Tebow Foundation, which assists underprivileged children, and featured several names known in the football community.
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Maurkice and Mike Pouncey
The Pouncey twins (Maurkice, left, and Mike) were teammates of Tebow's at Florida. Maurkice now plays for the Steelers, while Mike was recently drafted by the Dolphins.
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Also in attendance was former University of Florida coach Urban Meyer, who currently works as a college football analyst on ESPN.
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Vikings running back Adrian Peterson played in the event, but only after losing a bet on a game of H-O-R-S-E during a recent Nike outing in Las Vegas, according to the Orlando Sentinel
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Jaguars quarterback David Garrard made the short drive over from Jacksonville to enjoy a round.
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After recently completing spring practice, Florida's new head coach Will Muschamp came out for the event.
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Recently drafted Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder, who went to school at nearby Florida State, enjoyed the casual tournament.
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"We want to help some kids, support them and just put a smile on their face," Tim Tebow told the Orlando Sentinel.
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