GREENSBORO, N.C. – Former NBA star Dell Curry and his son Stephen of the NBA Golden State Warriors will be among the amateur golfers playing in Monday’s Kevin Harvick Foundation Pro-Am presented by Technology Concepts & Design, Inc. The 72nd annual Wyndham Championship presented by BB&T is set for Aug, 15-21 at Sedgefield Country Club in Greensboro, N.C.
Stephen Curry played three seasons for the Davidson Wildcats and led the nation in scoring with 28.6 points per game in the 2008-09 NCAA men’s basketball season. He entered the NBA draft following his junior year and was selected by the Golden State Warriors as the seventh overall pick. Last season, Curry averaged 18.6 points and 3.90 rebounds per game. He is an alumnus of Charlotte Christian School.
Stephen Curry’s father, Dell, retired from the NBA in 2002 after a 16-year career during which he played 11 seasons for the former Charlotte Hornets. He served as an assistant coach for the Charlotte Bobcats in 2007 and is an alumnus of Virginia Tech University where is a member of the Hall of Fame.
In addition, among the PGA TOUR golfers playing in the Kevin Harvick Foundation Pro-Am will be two-time major championship winner John Daly. Harvick, the Currys and Daly will not be playing together, but all four are competing on Monday. Kevin Harvick Foundation Pro-Am tee times begin at 10 a.m. on Monday.
While the Kevin Harvick Foundation pro-am is going on, other golfers will be trying to make the Wyndham field across town at the Greensboro Country Club Farm Course. The top-four finishers in Monday’s qualifying tournament will fill the final four spots in the Wyndham Championship. One year ago, Arjun Atwal joined the Wyndham field through the qualifying tournament and went onto win the 2010 Wyndham Championship. Tee times begin at 7:30 Monday morning.
Contested annually on the Donald Ross-designed course at Sedgefield Country Club in Greensboro, N.C., the Wyndham Championship was founded in 1938 and is the seventh oldest event on the PGA TOUR. Tickets are available at wyndhamchampionship.com, at Piedmont Triad Harris Teeter locations or through the tournament office. The tournament thanks title sponsor Wyndham Worldwide, presenting sponsor BB&T and Premier Partners, Flow Automotive, Harris Teeter, McConnell Golf, Sunbrella®, Technology Concepts & Design, Inc. and VF Corporation for their continued support. Additional tournament information, including ticket packages and sponsorship information, is available at wyndhamchampionship.com or through the tournament office at (336) 379-1570. For more information about Wyndham Worldwide, please visit www.wyndhamworldwide.com.
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