Celebrity Pro-Am Profile: John Smoltz

Name: John Andrew Smoltz

Claim to Fame: Major League Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher for the Atlanta Braves


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Connections to Golf:

– Took up the game to kill time while pitching in Class A ball in Lakeland, Fla. as a member of the Detroit Tigers organization

– Has eight holes-in-one, including one on the par-4 11th hole at Shadow Creek Golf Course in Las Vegas

– Played Augusta National multiple times, including with Tiger Woods. Best round there is a 72

Missed the cut at Nationwide (Web.com) Tour event in 2011 by 27 strokes 

– Has tried to qualify for the U.S. Open multiple times, but has never made it

– Lowest round ever was a 63, shot at the Floridian Golf Club