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AT&T National Golf Tournament: Meet the Field!

BETHESDA, Md. (WUSA9) -- Even though Tiger Woods won't be playing in this year's AT&T National Golf Tournament at Congressional Country Club, that doesn't mean there won't be some of the world's greatest golfers on display.

Adam Scott, this year's Masters champion, will lead the field as probably the most recognizable player at the tournament in Bethesda. 

Joining Scott, will be huge golf names like Rickie Fowler, Jason Day, Hunter Mahan and Jim Furyk. 

Woods is excited about getting the big names to Congressional, to benefit the Tiger Woods Foundation and Wounded Warriors. 

"The AT&T National means a lot to me and my foundation. It's especially difficult not defending my own tournament. It's going to be a great event, and I look forward to being there to provide my support," Woods said.

AT&T National Hosts Women's Executive Day

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- The PGA Tour has a new women's initiative. This is a way to educate them about important issues and create opportunities to talk about them. 

They happen at PGA Tour events throughout the year. WUSA9's Diane Roberts was at this week's, Executive Women's Day at congressional country club.

The Executive Women's Day is an 'entire' day of female power brokers networking for a cause. It started with a power panel breakfast. 

This is part of the PGA Tour's new women's initiative and by season's end will have been to 17 golf tournaments. They hope to be at 25 events by 2015.

After a behind the scenes tour of the media center the ladies, and a handful of men, gathered to hear keynote speaker Molly Fletcher.

Fletcher is a long-time sports agent and a motivational speaker. She says it is okay to be the only woman in the room in order to learn and grow.

What NOT to Bring to the AT&T National Golf Tournament

BETHESDA, Md. (WUSA9) -- The AT&T National Golf Tournament festivities started on Monday morning at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda. 

Tournament officials and organizers expect large crowds to show up to see their favorite golfers, like Adam Scott and Ricky Fowler. 

Organizers know it'll be a festive atmosphere. That's also why they want you to know that there are strict rules to follow on the golf course, that may prevent you from having the best possible time at the tournament. 

The AT&T National's website has a list of do's and dont's for you to follow. 

Check out the list here: 

The following items are NOT permitted on the golf course:

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Parking & Directions

There is no public spectator entrance at the main drive of Congressional Country Club off River Road. The only public, walk-up entrance is at Persimmon Tree Lane and Country Club Drive.

NFL Program Gives Prep Players Pro Experience

Story & Reporting by Diane Roberts, @DianesTalking

POTOMAC, Md. (WUSA 9) -- Imagine being in high school, having a skill you'd like to hone and getting extra guidance in it -- for free.

That's one of the ideas behind the NFL High School Player Development program. It takes place April through August on high school campuses across the country. Recently, it made a stop at Bullis High School in Montgomery County, Maryland.

the program is a partnership between the NFL and the National Guard. Bullis head football coach Pat Cilento has been the regional director for seven years.

"We're getting back in the flow and juices of football," said Cilento.

Stroke Survivor Undergoes "Relentless" Rehab

(WUSA9)-- It is a love fest in the hallways of Medstar National Rehabilitation Hospital, as one of the staff's most beloved 'star' patients returns for a visit.

Allison O'Reilly suffered a massive stroke in her brain stem in 2010 when she was just 49 years old; her initial symptoms- arm pain that went away, then vertigo and dizziness- did not, in her mind, point to a stroke. 

Dinners by Design Raised Money for Smithsonian Programs

Dinners by Design Raised Money for Smithsonian Programs

Smithsonian Women's Committee Members, Smithsonian Craft Show Artists and Dinner Guests Joined Five of DC's Top Interior Designers at Their Homes for the Second Annual Dinners by Design

David MitchellAndrew Law, Camille SaumSkip Sroka, and Rosemarie Howe generously and creatively supported the recent Smithsonian Craft Show by hosting five exciting Dinners by Design. David Mitchell founded this annual event in 2012 and is working towards declaring April Design Month in DC.

Guests had the unique opportunity to tour the designers' homes, who offered a rare behind-the-scenes look at their residences while also sharing insight into the process of designing homes for some of the DC area's celebrities.