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Senior PGA Championship kicks off in Benton Harbor

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The 75th annual senior PGA championship has kicked off in Benton Harbor.  The first group of golfers teed off at 7:30am Thursday morning. Hundreds of spectators turned out for the event which emanates from Harbor Shores.

There's more than just golf at the event which is a major championship. A stage was set up for nightly concerts such as a New Orleans Brass Band that will play Thursday night.  Celebrity Chefs are also at the event performing live cooking demonstrations. 

"You're combining two cultures that you would not think would come together but in reality it's food and human beings and they belong together, now you're just adding a sport to it," says Chris Covelli a chef.

As for the golf, it features one of the strongest fields in recent memory. Tom Watson, Bernhard Langer and Kenny Perry are just some off the big names competing.  The four day tournament wraps up on Sunday.

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