PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (CBS12) — Here is a rundown of just a few of the extra events and activities taking place at this year's Honda Classic:
Honda Classic Tournament Week kicks off with intensive preparations to get the course ready for the arriving players. While work has been underway for months, these few days is when all the set up comes together.
Practice rounds begin. This is a good time for fans to come out if they hope to snag an autograph or two. This day is usually more relaxed and players are more inclined to stop and talk. Final course preparations are completed.
Celeb Pro-AM Day today. Lots of big names are out and about for this event. Celebrities the likes of Kenny G, Kid Rock, and professional race car drivers are likely to show. A day of crowd-pleasing activity. Also on Wednesday, 22 military moms-to-be will be honored during an Operation Shower/Birdies for the Brave group baby shower from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. All of the moms being honored are either active duty themselves or the spouse of a deployed or active duty service member from local military installation.
The first official day of play, it is also Military Appreciation Day.
The second day of tournament play, The Lilly Pulitzer tent will debut a new print that will support charities.
There is much more going on during Honda Classic's week of activities, visit the tournament's web site for more information.