PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — The Wyndham Championship (Greensboro, N.C.) was honored by the PGA TOUR at the TOUR’s Tournament Meetings on Thursday, December 5, at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., earning an award for “Best Advertising Campaign” for the 2013 tournament at Sedgefield Country Club for the second year in a row. The event was nominated for five awards overall.
“On behalf of the PGA TOUR, I am pleased to congratulate the Wyndham Championship for being named the best among its peers on TOUR,” said PGA TOUR EVP and Chief of Operations Andy Pazder. “The tournament committee … Read More
GREENSBORO, N.C. – With Thanksgiving complete and the holiday shopping season now in full swing, the Wyndham Championship is hosting its annual holiday clothing sale this week, and both days of the event are open to the general public, the tournament announced today. The 75th annual Wyndham Championship is set for Aug. 11-17, 2014.
Items such as golf shirts, hats, visors, t-shirts and other types of clothing will be available as well as additional Wyndham Championship souvenirs. Everything will be discounted at least 50 percent. Shoppers can pay for purchases with cash, check, Visa, MasterCard, American Express or … Read More
Piedmont Triad High School Student Set to Play in Nature Valley First Tee Open, Official Champions Tour Event at Pebble Beach
GREENSBORO, N.C. Seth Lomison, a high school student from Pfafftown, N.C. just outside Winston-Salem, will represent The First Tee of The Triad at the 2013 Nature Valley First Tee Open at Pebble Beach, an official Champions Tour event, it was announced today. The tournament on the famed seaside links of the Northern California coast, set for Sept. 27-29, will be televised internationally on Golf Channel. For broadcast times, click here.
“I am pretty excited about this trip,” Lomison said. “I really wasn’t expecting to have this opportunity this year so to get picked now is pretty special. … Read More
By Helen Ross, PGATOUR.COM
GREENSBORO, N.C. — He saw the ball headed right toward several oak trees. When he saw the volunteer signal that his drive had landed out of bounds, though, Patrick Reed’s heart absolutely sank.
“I was about to burst out right there,” he recalled, stopping short of adding the words, in tears. “I had to pull my hat down over my head. I was just so frustrated and sad.”
When Reed looked up, he could see the disappointment on his wife Justine’s face, and it tore him apart. They are a team in every
Greensboro, N.C. (August 20, 2013) – Wishes by Wyndham, the official charity of the Wyndham Championship, presented American Cancer Society – Hope Lodge of Greenville, N.C. with a check for $100,000 at the PGA TOUR event’s closing ceremonies, capping a week full of golf, family-fun activities, prizes and charitable giving. The championship provides Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE: WYN) a platform to connect with its customers, while expanding the reach and presence of Wishes by Wyndham, the company’s philanthropic foundation.
Report #9 – 6:30pm
Congratulations to 2013 Wyndham Championship winner, Patrick Reed. He won a sudden-death playoff on the second extra hole to outlast Jordan Spieth. Both players parred the first playoff hole at No. 18 when Spieth rolled in a 30-foot effort for par while Reed missed his birdie putt. On the second playoff hole, No. 10, Reed played a miraculous second shot from the trees on the right side of the fairway to seven feet with Spieth already safely on the green. Spieth narrowly missed his birdie putt and posted a par. Reed rolled his 7-foot putt up … Read More
Wyndham Final Round Starts Early; Saturday Grounds Tickets Good Sunday; Limited Free Admission Sunday Morning
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Due to another forecast for inclement weather, the final round of the Wyndham Championship will begin at 7:15 Sunday morning with golfers starting on both the first and 10th tees, the tournament announced today. The 74th annual Wyndham Championship concludes tomorrow.
Saturday’s third round of play began at 7:15 a.m. but went into a weather delay at 8:11 a.m. due to standing water on the golf course. Two hours and 59 minutes later, play resumed. Because of the lengthy delay, the tournament will honor Saturday grounds tickets on Sunday. In addition, for fans arriving … Read More
Report #15 – 6:45pm
One look at the Wyndham Championship leaderboard and it doesn’t take long to figure out the golf ball doesn’t know how old you are.
Add up the combined ages of any two of the three of Patrick Reed (23), John Huh (23) and Jordan Spieth (20) and they are younger than Bob Estes (47), who trails co-leaders Reed and Huh by one stroke and is tied for third with Spieth.
Report #14 – 6:25pm
The par-4, 442-yard second hole played as the toughest hole Saturday, with the back left pin placement proving to be extremely tricky.… Read More
Saturday Tee Times Moved Up due to Inclement Weather Forecast; Tropical Wear Contest Now Set For Noon
GREENSBORO, N.C. – With inclement weather predicted for Saturday, PGA TOUR and Wyndham Championship officials have decided to move up Saturday’s tee times in an effort to complete tomorrow’s third round, the tournament announced today. The 74th annual Wyndham Championship resumes tomorrow.
Golfers will play in threesomes from both the first and 10th tees. The goal is to complete play at 2:30 p.m. Play was scheduled to end at 6:30 p.m. with the CBS Sports broadcast, but any significant delay would make completing the third round on Saturday challenging.
“We’ve had so much rain here in the … Read More