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NGA Tour event tees off in Albany

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ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

Pro golf has returned to the Good Life City.

The NGA Tour is back in Albany for this weekend's Tour Classic at Stonebridge.

Around 85 pro golfers have made their way to southwest Georgia for the event.

The NGA provides golfers with their first steps onto the pro stage.

Tour director Jeff Harlow says some of the guys playing this weekend are the PGA's future pros.

"We like to use the baseball analogy, with this being like AA baseball, the web.com Tour being AAA, and the PGA Tour being the major leagues," Harlow says. "They're just out here trying to stay competitive, maybe make a little bit of money until they get that shot of getting on the web.com or the PGA Tour."

The event continues through the weekend at Stonebridge Golf Club with the final round teeing off on Sunday morning.

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