by Tim Church
RIDGEDALE, Mo. – The much anticipated 5th Annual Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf at Big Cedar Lodge has arrived.
For 2018, the Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf Tournament has several new surprises and features in store for spectators and golf enthusiasts. The week kicks off with the Pro-Am events on Tuesday and Wednesday, April 17th and 18th, at Top of the Rock and the all new Mountain Top Golf Course, designed by golf legend Gary Player.
On Tuesday, golfing champion Tiger Woods is also hosting a one-of-a-kind Kid’s Clinic at the Buffalo Ridge Practice Range. Tickets are free for kids and accompanying adults. Only a limited number of online tickets are available, so its first come, first serve.
Tournament Director Kirk Elmquist shares this tournament is doing something it has never done before, as the Legends and Champions tee off on Thursday:
Saturday is Family Fun Day at Top of the Rock. Any children 17 and under will receive free admission to the tournament with a paying adult and at 3 p.m. YouTube stars Dude Perfect will make an appearance for a meet and greet with fans. All Family Fun Day guests will also receive a special gift from the Branson Convention and Visitors Bureau and a free chicken sandwich from Chick-Fil-A.
The much-anticipated Celebrity Skins Shootout on Sunday will see golfers Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player, Lee Trevino and Johnny Miller teaming up with celebrities Kid Rock, Mark Wahlberg, Larry the Cable Guy and Willie Robertson starting at 9:30 a.m.
Daily tournament tickets are available for $25 per person or $20 when paid for with MasterCard. Gold Combo Packages are also available for $100, or $80 with a MasterCard. Military and first responder’s will receive free general daily passes with a valid ID.
Additional ticket, schedule and tournament information can be found here.