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Retirement to a tee: Nick Saban playing in PGA pro-am events

Former Alabama head coach Nick Saban has clearly been enjoying retirement as of late.

Last week, photos surfaced of Saban on the golf course with rappers Travis Scott and 50 cent as a part of Reggie Jackson‘s celebrity tournament.

Then it was announced by the Waste Management Phoenix Open that Saban was among the celebrities its pro-am event.

In addition to Saban, the star-studded guest list included NFL all-time leading rusher  Emmitt Smith, legendary wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald, 3-time MLB MVP Alex Rodriguez, new MLB Hall of Fame inductee Adrian Beltre, and Olympic legend Michael Phelps.

Saban is sporting his trademark straw Crimson Tide hat in Phoenix for the event. He has been a noted supporter of Crimson Tide athletes on the PGA Tour, having a close relationship with Justin Thomas as well as joining the broadcast during Nick Dunlap‘s triumphant and historic victory as an amateur.

Now, Saban is making the best of his opportunities to tee it up himself along with the best golfers on the planet.

Michael Brauner is a Senior Sports Analyst and Contributing Writer for Yellowhammer News. You can follow him on Twitter @MBraunerWNSP

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