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Dan Mullen, Hugh Freeze to play in pro-am Thursday

Ole Miss head football coach Hugh Freeze

Ole Miss head football coach Hugh Freeze

Dan Mullen, head football coach at Mississippi State University, and Ole Miss head football coach Hugh Freeze will headline a group of 212 community leaders, business executives and elected officials playing in the C Spire Pro-Am golf event on Thursday at Fallen Oak in Biloxi.

Freeze, Mullen and other amateur golfers will play alongside 53 professional golfers from the PGA Champions Tour participating in the 2015 Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic. The tournament, now in its sixth year with a $1.6 million purse, will feature nine World Golf Hall of Famers, six Masters Champions, 19 PGA TOUR major championship winners, led by defending champion Jeff Maggert, and 26 of the top 30 money winners from 2014, including 2011 champion Tom Lehman, 2012 champion Fred Couples and 2013 champion Michael Allen.

Mullen, who is entering his seventh season as the Bulldogs head coach, has led the school to five straight post-season bowl appearances, three consecutive victories over top 10 teams and a No. 1 national ranking for most of the 2014 college football season. “I’m looking forward to visiting the Mississippi Gulf Coast and playing in this tournament with some of the world’s best golfers,” Mullen said. “The Coast is such an important part of our state and to be able to assist with an event that has such a significant economic impact is important to all of us at Mississippi State University.”



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