Eight Winners of Golfs Majors to Play in McGladrey Classic
SAINT SIMONS ISLAND, GA - Unarguably, golf’s Majors – the Masters, U.S. Open Championship, The Open Championship (commonly referred to as the British Open) and PGA Championship – draw the elite of the elite professional players.
The McGladrey Classic, an official PGA TOUR event, will host eight previous Major winners October 6 – 10 at Sea Island Golf Club, Saint Simons Island, Georgia. In addition to previously committed players Davis Love III, Zach Johnson and Lucas Glover, players Trevor Immelman, David Duval, David Toms, Justin Leonard and Lee Janzen will play the Seaside course, ranked one of the top 100 courses in the U.S. by Golf Magazine and Golf Digest.
Immelman won the Masters, Duval and Leonard the British Open, and Toms the PGA Championship. Love, Duval and Leonard also won The Players Championship, often referred to as the 5th Major. Another 5th Major winner, Henrik Stenson, has committed to play in The McGladrey Classic.
“Davis and I are extremely excited to introduce the PGA TOUR family to Georgia’s beautiful Golden Isles. It’s our dream to create an event that mirrors all our community is renowned for – its rich culture, storied past and extraordinary hospitality,” said tournament executive director Mark Love. “We believe that when players and spectators come once, it will quickly become their annual Seaside tradition.”
Purchase Tickets to The McGladrey Classic
Friday, September 24 is the last day to purchase tickets to be mailed. Tickets purchased after Friday can be picked up at Will Call, located in the event parking area at McKinnon Airport, near the Sea Island Golf Club entrance.
About McGladrey Classic
The McGladrey Classic is a PGA TOUR tournament played on the Seaside Course at Sea Island Golf Club in Saint Simons, Georgia. The tournament is hosted by the Davis Love Foundation which was established by PGA TOUR player Davis Love III for the purpose of contributing to the well-being and progress of society by supporting both national and community-based programs that focus on children and their families. The McGladrey Classic is named for title sponsor McGladrey. McGladrey is the brand under which RSM McGladrey, Inc. and McGladrey & Pullen, LLP serve clients’ business needs. Together, they rank as the fifth largest U.S. provider of assurance, tax and consulting services, with 7,000 professionals and associates in nearly ninety offices.
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