Chicago Cubs: A pro-am golf event could be in the works

CHICAGO, IL - SEPTEMBER 12: BMW Championship defending champion Dustin Johnson and Cubs legend Ernie Banks talk golf at Wrigley Field after competing in a historic challenge in which the pair attempted to make a hole-in-one in order to earn a $100,000 college scholarship for the Evans Scholars Foundation, a Chicago-based charity on September 12, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Timothy Hiatt/Getty Images for BMW)
CHICAGO, IL - SEPTEMBER 12: BMW Championship defending champion Dustin Johnson and Cubs legend Ernie Banks talk golf at Wrigley Field after competing in a historic challenge in which the pair attempted to make a hole-in-one in order to earn a $100,000 college scholarship for the Evans Scholars Foundation, a Chicago-based charity on September 12, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Timothy Hiatt/Getty Images for BMW) /
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Chicago Cubs: Headlining the competition

With regards to the Champions Tour and the 50-and over crowd, there are still prominent names who can more than hack it. Gentlemen such as Lee Trevino, Fred Couples, and Bernhard Langer are a few who could make the pro-am interesting to both players and fans.

Concerning players, there are many seemingly solid golfers currently on the team. Ian Happ, for instance, has a hole-in-one to his credit; Jon Lester also has a great swing, this according to pitcher Kyle Hendricks, who is also pretty good himself. According to former Chicago ace Jake Arrieta, Hendricks is the most talented of the bunch.

Any combination of these guys would be entertaining to the fans. Add the possibility of Cubs Charities into the mix, and you have a win/win for everybody involved.

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