Hootie And Blowfish To Receive Golf Award

International Network of Golf to recognize pop-rock group.

Pop-rock band Hootie and the Blowfish will receive an award for

their support of the game of golf Friday (Feb. 4) during a golf industry

banquet in Orlando, Fla. The band will be presented with the Friend of

the Game Award, according to the International Network of Golf, which is

awarding the prize. The band was chosen in part because of its role in

building a free golf course for young players in South Carolina, according

to ING. Hootie and the Blowfish, whose most recent release was 1999's

Sad Caper, also will perform at the banquet's after-party.