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Hooptee Celebrity Golf Classic: Athletes' favorite Charlotte memories

By Ben Weinrib and Curry Shoff
bweinrib@charlotteobserver.com
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    John D. Simmons - jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com
    Among the guests at Thursday's HoopTee Golf Classic were former NFL players Dre Bly, Ricky Proehl, and Warren Sapp (above), current and former NBA players Matt Carroll, Antawn Jamison, and Eddie Jones and former MLB player Tony Womack.
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    John D. Simmons - jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com
    Charlotte resident, former UNC Tar Heel and current NBA player, Antawn Jamison played in the HoopTee Golf Classic Thursday.

Fred Whitfield hosted the 12th annual Hooptee Celebrity Golf Classic Thursday, which brought in dozens of current and former athletes with various connections to Charlotte.

Among the guests were former NFL players Dre Bly, Ricky Proehl, and Warren Sapp, current and former NBA players Matt Carroll, Antawn Jamison, and Eddie Jones and former MLB player Tony Womack.

Those seven athletes stopped by to talk about their favorite memories playing in Charlotte and the one day of their career they wish they could relive.

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