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Jordan Set To Play With Arnold


Basketball legend Michael Jordan will join host Arnold Palmer in the featured group of the Bay Hill Invitational pro-am Tuesday, March 16.

They tee off at 11:45 a.m. with country singer Amy Grant, Gov. Tom Ridge of Pennsylvania and Pat Rooney, chairman of the board of Cooper Tires. Grant will be the featured entertainer at the pro-am dinner Tuesday evening.

Palmer wrote a letter to Jordan personally asking him to play.

Tickets are available for $28, and week-long badges for the entire event are on sale for $50.

There will be 53 teams playing Tuesday, each consisting of one professional and four amateurs. Play is scheduled to start at 7 a.m.