GREENSBORO, N.C. – Three-time major championship winner Vijay Singh and European PGA Tour star Paul Casey have joined the Wyndham Championship field, it was announced today. The 72nd annual Wyndham Championship presented by BB&T is set for Aug, 15-21, 2011 at Sedgefield Country Club in Greensboro, N.C.
Singh won the Masters in 2000 and the PGA Championship in 1998 and 2004. He has 34 PGA TOUR wins and 22 international wins. He is 35th in the current FedExCup point standings. Singh will be making his eighth Wyndham Championship appearance. His best finish came in 2005 when he finished tied for seventh place.
Casey is 15th in the Official World Golf Rankings and 27th in the current European Tour Order of Merit but has only played in 10 PGA TOUR events this season making six cuts. He has 11 international victories including one PGA TOUR win, the 2009 Shell Houston Open. Casey played the Wyndham in 2008 and finished tied for 26th in his only appearance here.
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 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® 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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