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The Bluebonnet Youth Ranch Celebrity golf tournament, returning to Victoria after a one-year absence due to Harvey.
Several former pro sports stars are coming. Making his first appearance at the Bluebonnet this year, Larry Dierker, former Astros ace pitcher and playoff manager. UHV baseball head coach and former Astros star Terry Puhl will once again play in the Bluebonnet. Other former baseball stars playing at the Bluebonnet will be Bernie Allen, Andre Robertson, Jose Azcue and Bart Shirley.  Hall Of Fame college baseball coach Jim Gilligan will be back to play. Representing football, former Cuero and Houston Cougar star and Cowboys Super Bowl champion Alois Blackwell returns, along with former Lions star Eddie Payton, Walter's brother and Hall Of Fame golf coach at Jackson State.  Former Houston Cougar star Earl Thomas and former Rice star Robert Hubble will also return. The Club At Colony Creek teaching and playing pro David Lundstrom will play, as will Emily Kvinta, former Yoakum All-State golfer who is the granddaughter of Bluebonnet Youth Ranch founder Charles Kvinta.  Former Victoria Country Club director of golf Breene Cantwell will play, as will pro golfers Terry Alsup and Bob Putt. The Bluebonnet Youth Ranch Celebrity golf tournament is September 30 and Cctober 1 at Victoria Country Club.


ATLANTA (AP) - The bonus pool for the PGA Tour season doubles next year to $70 million in a revamped system that pays $15 million to the FedEx Cup champion.
    
PGA Tour Commissioner Jay Monahan says the changes were geared toward making the FedEx Cup finale easier for fans to understand and to avoid the potential of separate winners of the Tour Championship and the FedEx Cup.
    
Starting next year at East Lake, the FedEx Cup leader will start the Tour Championship at 10-under par and have a two-shot lead. The other scores will be staggered, with the final five players in the 30-man field starting at even par.
    
Whoever finishes 72 holes with the lowest score to par wins the FedEx Cup. He also gets credit for winning the Tour Championship.

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