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The Tour Report

April 15 2011

3:26 PM

Ex-Jags QB wins 17th charity contest

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Mark Brunell (left) received the $5,000 check for charity from PLAYERS executive director Matt Rapp (middle), but somehow Jaguars mascot Jaxson De Ville still managed to sneak into the picture.

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. -- Former Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Mark Brunell won Friday's THE PLAYERS Championship Celebrity Shootout at the 17th hole at TPC Sawgrass, winning $5,000 for his charity, the Brunell Family Foundation.

A total of 16 celebrities were given two shots each at the 17th with its famed island green. Closest to the pin won the $5,000 for charity.

Brunell's second attempt landed 13 feet, 4 inches from the pin.

Here's a look at each celebrity's results:


Celebrity Charity 1st attempt 2nd attempt
Tony Boselli
Former NFL player
The Boselli Foundation Water 22 feet, 7 inches
Mark Brunell
NFL player
Brunell Family Foundation 50 feet, 9 inches 13 feet, 4 inches
Capt. Doug Cochrane
CO, NS Mayport
Navy Marine Corps Relief Society Water 54 feet, 1 inch
Tracy Collins
Florida Times-Union
Jacksonville Chapter of the Forsaekn Generation Homeless Youth Project Water Water
Jaxson De Ville
Jaguars mascot
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation of Jacksonville 32 feet, 2 inches 21 feet, 4 inches
Artis Gilmore
NBA Hall of Famer
University Athletics and Julington Missionary Baptist Church-N. Jerome McClain Scholarship Foundation 26 feet, 11 inches 48 feet, 4 inches
Dan Hicken
First Coast News
The Tom Coughlin Jay Fund - Water
Sam Kouvaris
WJXT, Jacksonville
Dreams Come True Water 44 feet, 11 inches
Brent Martineau
Action News Jacksonville
Dream 18 Charity Water 17 feet, 8 inches
Fabio Mechetti
Jax Symphony Orchestra
Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra Water Water
Kyle Meenan
City of Jacksonville
Catholic Charities Water Water
Dan Nevins
Wounded Warrior Project
Wounded Warrior Project 44 feet, 9 inches 37 feet, 10 inches
Adam Podlesh
Jacksonville Jaguars
The Child Cancer Fund 26 feet, 5 inches 21 feet, 2 inches
Josh Scobee
Jacksonville Jaguars
The Child Cancer Fund Water 50 feet, 2 inches
Garry Smits
Florida Times-Union
THE PLAYERS Scholarship Fund Water -
MaliVai Washington
Former pro tennis player
Mal Washington Kids Foundation Water 37 feet, 7 inches