PRESS RELEASE: Golf returns to Edward Waters College, with $50,000 donation from THE PLAYERS Championship

FOR RELEASE: May 3, 2021 CONTACT: Emily Tillo, THE PLAYERS Championship, emilytillo@pgatourhq.com Joshua Jackson, Edward Waters College, j.c.jackson@ewc.edu Golf returns to Edward Waters College, with $50,000 donation from THE PLAYERS Championship Women’s Program will relaunch in 2022 Jacksonville, Florida – Earlier today, THE PLAYERS Championship announced a $50,000 donation to help reinstate the women’s golf program at Edward […]

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MEDIA ALERT: Back on the tee: THE PLAYERS to announce a $50,000 donation to help reinstate women’s golf program at Edward Waters College

MEDIA ALERT: Back on the tee: THE PLAYERS to announce a $50,000 donation to help reinstate women’s golf program at Edward Waters College WHAT: Women’s golf is back on the tee at Edward Waters College (EWC). Florida’s first private Historically Black College and University (HBCU) is reinstating its women’s golf program in 2022, fueled by a […]

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Final-Round Notes – Sunday, March 14, 2021

Final-Round Notes – Sunday, March 14, 2021 Weather: Mostly sunny. High of 78. Wind ESE 6-12 mph.  Final Leaderboard Justin Thomas               71-71-64-68—274 (-14) Lee Westwood              69-66-68-72—275 (-13) Brian Harman               67-71-69-69—276 (-12) Bryson DeChambeau     69-69-67-71—276 (-12) Talor Gooch                  71-68-71-67—277 (-11) Paul Casey                    73-67-67-70—277 (-11) Things to Know Justin Thomas wins THE PLAYERS Championship by one stroke over Lee Westwood, earning his 14th PGA […]

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Third-Round Notes – Saturday, March 13, 2021

Third-Round Notes – Saturday, March 13, 2021 Weather: Mostly Sunny. High of 75. Wind E 6-12 mph. Third-Round Leaderboard Lee Westwood                69-66-68—203 (-13) Bryson DeChambeau     69-69-67—205 (-11) Justin Thomas                 71-71-64—206 (-10) Doug Ghim                       71-67-68—206 (-10) Things to Know Lee Westwood and Bryson DeChambeau will play in Sunday’s final group together for the second consecutive week; in the Shotlink […]

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PRESS RELEASE: ‘Training U Powered by CDW’

FOR RELEASE: March 13, 2021 CONTACT: Emily Tillo, THE PLAYERS, emilytillo@pgatourhq.com                                                                  PRESS RELEASE: ‘Training U Powered by CDW’ exposes area high school student-athletes to career opportunities beyond sport For the first time, Training U takes place during THE PLAYERS; PGA TOUR pro Harold Varner III participates in live chat with students, surprises them with laptops courtesy […]

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Second-Round Notes – Saturday, March 13, 2021

Weather: Mostly Sunny. High of 75. Wind E 6-12 mph. The second round was suspended due to darkness at 6:36 p.m. ET with eight players left on the course and resumed at 6:59 a.m. ET Saturday. The round was completed at 7:38 a.m. Third-round tee times will run off the No. 1 tee in twosomes […]

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First-Round Notes – Friday, March 12, 2021

Weather: Thursday: Partly cloudy. High of 72. Wind E 8-12 mph. The first round was suspended due to darkness at 6:32 p.m. ET with 21 players left on the course. Friday: The first round resumed at 7:30 a.m. and was completed at 8:31 a.m. Mostly sunny. High of 73. Wind E 4-8 mph. First-Round Leaderboard Sergio Garcia                     65 (-7) […]

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MEDIA ALERT: Final results of the caddie competition

March 10, 2021 THE PLAYERS 2021 Caddie Competition in Memory of Bruce Edwards Please see below for the final results from THE PLAYERS 2021 Caddie Competition in Memory of Bruce Edwards.  2021 results: Rank Caddie Name Distance PGA TOUR Player 1 Chris Rice 1’2” Harold Varner III 2 Yuan Liu 7’3” Xinjun Zhang 3 JJ […]

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MEDIA ALERT: Wednesday events at THE PLAYERS

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 10 Press Conferences: 8:30 a.m. – First-Timers (Flash Interview Area): Scott Harrington, Bo Hoag, Matthew NeSmith, Henrik Norlander, Will Zalatoris 9 a.m. – First-Timers (Flash Interview Area): Cameron Davis, Doug Ghim, Harry Higgs, Tyler McCumber, Robby Shelton, Kramer Hickok 9:30 a.m. – First-Timers (Flash Interview Area): Tom Lewis, Robert MacIntyre, Maverick McNealy, Cameron […]

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MEDIA ALERT: 2021 Pre Tournament Notes

For release: March 9, 2021 THE PLAYERS Championship 2021 Pre-Tournament Notes PGA TOUR Media Contacts:  Stewart Moore   (904) 540-2765      stewartmoore@pgatourhq.com                                                   Tracey Veal       (904) 412-6132      traceyveal@pgatourhq.com (credentials) Dates: March 8-14, 2021 Where: Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida […]

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