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HAVEN, Wis. — The 43rd Ryder Cup pitting the U.S. vs. the Europeans starts Friday.
We now know the names of the celebrities who will be at Whistling Straits on Thursday for the Ryder Cup Celebrity Match. This outing will also feature 12 people from the United States and Europe.
The event features three foursomes teeing off at 8:30 a.m., 8:45 a.m. and 9 a.m. local time.
The groups will play 11 holes in all, starting on the first hole and then heading over to play Nos. 9-18. Members of the U.S. Junior Ryder Cup Team, which are on site but unable to compete this year, will serve as caddies.
Check out the rosters:
Mike Eruzione, former hockey player and a member of the 1980 Miracle on Ice team
A.J. Hawk, former NFL linebacker with the Green Bay Packers
Dan Jansen, gold medal speedskater
Rob Riggle, actor and comedian
Kelly Slater, 11-time world surfing champion
Mandy Rose, WWE wrestler, bodybuilder and model
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Alessandro Del Piero, Italian soccer legend
Tom Felton, actor and musician
Toni Kukoč, former NBA player with the Chicago Bulls and Milwaukee Bucks
Teemu Selänne, former NHL star and six-time Olympian
Stephanie Szostak, actress
Sasha Vujačić, former NBA player
Jansen delivered one of the most emotional gold-medal moments in Winter Olympics memory when he won speedskating gold in 1994. Eruzione was part of the most memorable Olympics moment in U.S. history, the Miracle on Ice run in Lake Placid, New York, in 1980.
Hawk played nine of his 11 NFL seasons with the Packers after Green Bay made him the No. 5 pick in 2006. He was part of the team’s Super Bowl championship in 2010 and can be found today as a regular host on the “The Pat McAfee Show,” where Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers makes regular appearances.
Kukoč, a recent inductee in the Basketball Hall of Fame, spent the final four seasons of his NBA career in Milwaukee from 2002-06. He made his name with the Bulls and played a prominent part in the narrative of acclaimed documentary “The Last Dance.” Wait, is that another Aaron Rodgers reference we just made?