Dicks Sporting Goods Open week is here. And while the tournament itself doesn't start until Friday, there are a bunch of activities going on all week long

Wednesday starts with the Pro-Am. There are two flights, morning and afternoon. That's where four amateurs get to play with one of the tour professionals as one team. Amateurs from all across the United States as well as right here in the Binghamton area, play 18 holes with one of the biggest names in golf on En-Joie Golf Club, which is in tournament condition. Wednesday afternoon at 5, it will be the UHS Golf Expo featuring L.P.G.A. star Annika Sorenstam. You can register for that here.

Thursday will be the second day of Pro-Ams with both morning and afternoon flights taking place. Thursday is also 'SUNY'S Got Your Back' from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. You can click here for more information on that. Also on Thursday starting at 9 a.m., there will be a demonstration taking place called 'It's All About The Distance", presented by Security Mutual Life with special guest John Daly. Thursday morning at 7, it's the annual Johnny Hart Memorial Christian Fellowship Breakfast at Kalurah Temple in Endicott. Tickets are available through Broome County Council of Churches. Call 607-760-1518 for more information.

Round one of the Dick's Sporting Goods Open starts Friday morning with a full field of players featuring some of the biggest names ever in golf. Click here to get the full list of players taking part in this year's D.S.G.O. Friday night at 8 p.m. it's the Green Side Concert featuring country superstar Blake Shelton. The party band U.U.U. will be playing in the 19th Hole following the Friday Night concert.

Saturday is Round 2 of the Dick's Sporting Goods Open. That will be followed by the Dan Boever Golf Show at the completion of Round 2. That will take place on the 1st and 10th tee.
Sunday is the Final Round of the Dick's Sporting Goods Open. There will also be Sunrise Yoga at 7 a.m. It is a free event and you can click here to register. Also on Sunday,  the Walk to Defeat ALS takes place. That gets underway at 4 p.m. and you can register here to take part in that.

Everything else you need to know about the event is available on the Dick's Sporting Goods Open website including parking information and directions.

All the money raised from the D.S.G.O. benefits local charities through Broome County Community Charities.

[via Dick's Sporting Goods Open]