Better Than Ezra to play at Champion's Tour's last major

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September 17, 2010
PGA TOUR staff

POTOMAC, Md. -- Officials from the Constellation Energy Senior Players Championship and the USO of Metropolitan Washington today announced that the New Orleans rock band Better Than Ezra will help the tournament honor area military with a special musical appearance on Saturday, October 9, during Military Appreciation Day at the Champions Tour's final major of the season.

The Constellation Energy Senior Players Championship is scheduled for Oct 5-10, 2010, at TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm in Potomac, MD. As previously announced, complimentary admission to the championship is being offered to all fans for the entire week and includes the Better Than Ezra performance at the Birdies for the Brave Military Appreciation Concert presented by the USO of Metropolitan Washington.

Better Than Ezra, best known for their chart-topping hits "Good" and "Desperately Wanting," will perform at a ceremony during Military Appreciation Day to salute military families. The program, scheduled to begin at approximately 3 p.m. after play concludes, will take place on the stage adjacent to the 18th fairway and will include a color guard, national anthem singer, and military leadership. Better Than Ezra will close the program with a special musical performance dedicated to the military and their families.

"We are delighted to, in conjunction with the PGA TOUR, have Better Than Ezra perform for both military families and golf fans at this year's Championship," said Elaine Rogers, President of the USO of Metropolitan Washington. "We look forward to hosting them at TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm on October 9."

For the third consecutive year, the Constellation Energy Senior Players Championship will offer hospitality to active, reserve and retired military and their dependents at the Birdies for the Brave Patriots' Outpost made possible through the generous efforts Booz Allen Hamilton. The Birdies for the Brave Patriots' Outpost is located overlooking the 18th fairway and offers complimentary food -- provided by Chick-fil-A -- beverages and interactive activities.

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