From Sinatra to Timberlake: Celebrity hosts on TOUR

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Justin Timberlake will host his first TOUR event this week in Vegas; Glen Campbell once hosted the event in Riviera.
October 13, 2008
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Celebrity hosts
Host Tour Metropolitan Area Year(s)
Glen Campbell PGA TOUR Los Angeles 1971-83
Roy Clark Champions Tour Tulsa, Okla. 1984
Bing Crosby PGA TOUR Pebble Beach, Calif. 1937-85
Sammy Davis Jr. PGA TOUR Hartford, Conn. 1973-88
Joe Garagiola PGA TOUR Tucson, Ariz. 1977-83
Gatlin Brothers Champions Tour Reno, Nev. 1983-84
Gatlin Brothers Champions Tour Abilene, Texas 1989-90
Gatlin Brothers PGA TOUR Abilene, Texas 1988
Jackie Gleason PGA TOUR Fort Lauderdale, Fla. 1972-80
Wayne Gretzky Nationwide Tour Clarksburg, Ontario (Canada) 2008
Bob Hope PGA TOUR Palm Springs, Calif. 1965-2008
Dean Martin PGA TOUR Tucson, Ariz. 1972-75
Johnny Mathis Champions Tour Los Angeles 1986
Ed McMahon PGA TOUR Moline, Ill. 1975-79
Charley Pride Champions Tour Albuquerque, N.M. 1987-91
Frank Sinatra PGA TOUR Las Vegas 1963
Danny Thomas PGA TOUR Memphis, Tenn. 1970-84
Justin Timberlake PGA TOUR Las Vegas 2008
Andy Williams PGA TOUR San Diego 1968-88

Justin Timberlake becomes the latest celebrity to attach his name to a PGA TOUR event, as he hosts the Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open this week in Las Vegas. Here is the list of celebrities who have made their fame outside of golf, but who have hosted TOUR events (celebrities of Champions Tour and Nationwide Tour events also included).