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Saturday April 14, 2012 A huge Tebow fan, Muschamp swinging away in Tebow's Celebrity Golf Classic

Tim Tebow

It's a special weekend in Tim Tebow's hometown of Jacksonville.

The Second Annual Tim Tebow Foundation Celebrity Golf Classic is underway at the TPC of Sawgrass.

The former Gators quarterback is the star of the show but he'll have plenty of other well-known Gators and sports stars on hand, including Masters winner Bubba Watson.

Watson surprised Tebow on Friday by giving him his No. 15 player's badge for Sunday's final round in Augusta. Click here for more from the Florida Times-Union.

Meanwhile, several former Gators are on hand to play in the event, including Fred Taylor, Danny Wuerffel, and Mike and Maurkice Pouncey.

Florida head coach Will Muschamp is also playing for the second consecutive year.

"Tim is an amazing person,'' Muschamp said. "You don't have to around him long to feel his electric personality. Obviously God has blessed him with a lot of ability, but he really positively affects people around him.

"It's amazing for what he did not only for the University of Florida, but college football. He's about all the right things. I'm a huge Tim Tebow fan."

As for his own golf swing, well, Muschamp is not as big a fan.

"I've been accused of landscaping several times out there,'' he said.

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