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The PGA Tour continues with the 41st edition of the Players Championship to be played from 8 May to 11 May 2014 at the TPC Sawgrass, Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida.. The total purse for the tournament is USD 10,000,000, which is the highest prize fund for any golf tournament, with the winner’s share of USD 1,800,000 along with 600 FedEx Cup points.Tiger Woods was champion at the tournament last year with a winning score of 275(-13), but would not be able to return to defend his title due to a back surgery. Woods won by a margin of two strokes ahead of runners-up David Lingmerth, Jeff Maggert and Kevin Streelman.
The field will consist of 144 golfers including Matt Kuchar, winner here in 2012, Luke Donald, Zach Johnson, Sergio Garcia, Jim Furyk, Rory McIlroy and JB Holmes amongst many others. The top 50 golfers in the world are expected to congregate in what is arguably everyone’s favourite tournament in the golf season. The tickets for the tournament can be bought at the official website of the PGA tour, www.pgatour.com.
Posted: 10th May 2012
This week on the PGA Tour, the Player's Championship will be held at the TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. The purse for this incredible tournament is huge, totaling $9,500,000, and it will be held from May 10th to the 13th. It is worth $1,710,000 to the winner and 600 FedEx Cup points are also up for grabs. K.J. Choi won this tournament last year, and the tournament prior to this one this year was won by Rickie Fowler. Coming up next on the calendar, the HP Byron Nelson Championship, at the TPC Four Seasons Resort in Irving, Texas.
Besides the tournaments listed, the PGA Tour will also be making stops in Dublin, Ohio and in Fort Worth, Texas during the month of May. The field this year consists of Aaron Baddeley, Carl Pettersson, Scott Piercy and Peter Hanson. Johnathan Byrd will also be playing in this tournament along with names like Justin Rose, Trevor Immelman and Charles Howell III. Padraig Harrington is also playing in this event along with Michael and Keegan Bradley, Matt Bettencourt, Adam Scott, Robert Karlsson and Stewart Cink.
Posted: 12th May 2011
The second tournament in May for the 2011 season of the PGA Tour is The Players Championship, and then we have two more tournaments in May as well, including the Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial, which will be held May 19th through the 22nd at the Colonial Country Club, and the HP Byron Nelson Championship, the last tournament in May. Click on the banners on this page and get your membership for access to high quality video of The Player's Championship and golf all year long fro your computer.
The Player's Championship will happen May 12th through the 15th and it will happen at the TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach in Florida. The purse for this event is $9,500,000. This is a big tournament and will give 600 FedEx Cup points to the winner, as well as $1.7 million dollars. Last year's winner was Tim Clark and he will be back again to defend. The first tournament in May was the Wells Fargo Championship, held the 5th through the 8th, with a $6,500,000 purse and Lucas Glover was able to take that tournament title.
Players that might be appearing in this year's The Players include Robert Allenby and Tim Clark, as well as Lucas Glover, Davis Love and Heath Slocum. Bo Van Pelt may be playing in 2011, as well as Ben Crane, Lee Westwood and Francesco Molinari. Another player who was on the leaderboard last year that may make an appearance is Fredrik Jacobson. Click on the banners on this page and get your membership for access to high quality video from your computer or mobile device from anywhere in the world.
Posted: 6th May 2010
The Player's Championship will be held May 6th through the 9th at Ponte Vedra Beach in Florida, at the TPC Sawgrass, and this tournament is a particularly exciting one for the PGA Tour, as it offers up a total prize purse of nine and a half million dollars while the winner gets to walk away with $1,71 million and 600 FedEx Cup Points. you can watch this exciting event by getting your membership at the banners on this page and signing up for access to our exclusive member's area where you can watch high quality video.
The tournament course is 7215 yards and is a Par 72. The longest hole is the 583 yard Par 5, number nine hole. The shortest is hole 17, a Par 3 and only 137 yards. The 2009 winner was Henrik Stenson who had a total a 276 when it was all over. Ian Poulter came in second place and John Mallinger and Kevin Na were tied for third. Jim Furyk from the United States tied for fifth place with two other players, Brian Davis and Ben Crane. This is going to be an exciting PGA Tour event with lots of great golfers participating.
As for the field this year, we know that Tiger Woods will be attending, taking 8th place in last year's tournament. He announced that he would be attending on Wednesday saying that it was one of the bestfields and a tournament everyone wants to win. Also on the list of attendees is Padraig Harrington, Henrik Stenson, Stewart Cink, Steve Stricker, Bob Estes, Kevin Na and Sergio Garcia. If you want to watch The Players Championship live then get your membership at the banners on this page for access to high quality video that is live from your computer.
Posted: 7th May 2009
The PGA tour continues Thursday with The Players Championship 2009 being played on the 7,220 yard course at Ponte Vedra Beach in Florida. The purse is a whopping 9.5 million dollars with the winner taking home 1.71 million of that. The tournament is played at the TPC at Sawgrass which was opened in 1980. The Player's Championship is the PGA Tour's flagship event.
Sergio Garcia from Spain is the defending champion. The 29 year-old has had eight PGA Tour wins and won worldwide fame in 1999 when he battled Tiger Woods in the PGA Championship and eventually took second place. The other top five last year were Paul Goydos, who came in second and has had 2 PGA Tour wins, American Jeff Quinney who turned pro in 2001, and fourth and fifth were taken by Briny Baird and Stephen Ames.
The tournament will be played May 7th through the 10th and will feature players such as Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson. Tiger won the Quail Hollow tournament is 2007, but couldn't return the following year because of surgery for either the Quail Hollow or The Player's events. Other players that will be joining Woods and Mickelson are Master's Champion Angel Cabrera, as well as Anthony Kim, Vijay Singh, Jim Furyk and Padraig Harrington. Defending champion Sergio Garcia will also be playing.
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