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Aaron Rodgers raises colon cancer awareness at Tucson golf tournament

Packers QB signs autographs, tosses football
Aaron Rodgers raises colon cancer awareness at Tucson golf tournament
Posted at 8:08 PM, Apr 06, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-07 13:51:48-04

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers hit the links to raise money and support colon cancer awareness at the first inaugural Cologuard Classic in Tucson, Arizona.

During the official PGA tour Champions event that featured 83 pro golfers, Rodgers signed autographs, took pictures and even threw around a football with fans.

In case any Packer fans were still worried about the state of his collarbone, this event should clear things up.

And don't think just because the event was nearly 2,000 miles away from Green Bay that there weren't plenty of Packer fans there to see Rodgers.

A sea of green and gold followed him throughout his round.

Outside of fan interaction, Rodgers also got an opportunity to fine tune his golf swing while supporting his friend on the PGA Tour and Madison, Wisconsin native, Jerry Kelly.

Kelly is an ambassador for Cologuard and the reigning Rookie of the Year on PGA Tour Champions.

"We have a platform that make an impact on greater social issues and causes," Rogers said in the video from Cologuard. "And we both aligned ourselves with organizations that are trying to make a difference."

The tournament wrapped up in early March, and the winner was, appropriately, Edgerton, Wisconsin native, Steve Stricker.

The event was renamed the Cologuard Classic this year and will remain a PGA tour Champions event throughout the end of their contract in 2020.