One of country music's biggest stars will perform at this summer's Dick's Sporting Goods Open at En Joie Golf Course.  Confirmation came this (Monday) morning from Tournament Director John Karedes and Dick's Sporting Goods representative Tim Myers at a press conference at the tournament headquarters in Vestal. Shelton will perform near the 18th green after the first round of play concludes on Friday, August 17th

In information supplied by the Dick's Sporting Goods Open Shelton has been awarded nine Country Music Association awards, five Academy of Country Music Awards, seven Country Music Television awards, eight American Country Awards and three People's Choice Awards.

Shelton received the2017 Billboard Music Award for Top Country Artist and has recorded 25 Number One singles and 10 Gold and Platinum selling albums.  He also has been a Coach on NBC TV's "The Voice" for fourteen straight seasons.

Tickets for Friday's first round of the Dick's Sporting Goods Open including the Blake Shelton concert  go on sale on Wednesday, March 28th at 10 AM at Ticketmaster.com. For additional information contact the Dick's Sporting Goods Open office at (607) 205-1500.

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