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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MEDIA ALERT: Tuesday events at THE PLAYERS

MEDIA ALERT: Tuesday events at THE PLAYERS TUESDAY, MARCH 9 Media kit: https://theplayers.pgatourmediakit.com/ Press Conferences: 9 a.m.                  Rory McIlroy 9:30 a.m.             Justin Thomas 10 a.m.                Bryson DeChambeau 10:30 a.m.          Jon Rahm 11 a.m.                PGA TOUR Commissioner Jay Monahan (Media Center arena) 12 p.m.                Webb Simpson 3 p.m.                  Collin Morikawa […]

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PRESS RELEASE: THE PLAYERS Celebrates Northeast Florida’s newest champions

For immediate release: March 8, 2021 THE PLAYERS Championship celebratesNortheast Florida’s newest champions Northeast Florida babies born during THE PLAYERS, March 9-14, will head home with a special onesie PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Florida – This week, THE PLAYERS Championship welcomes the best golfers in the world to compete in the PGA TOUR’s flagship event. Area families […]

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MEDIA ALERT: Flyover details and route for Tuesday

125th Fighter Wing to bring the “Sound of Freedom” to entire community on Tuesday’s Military Appreciation Day at THE PLAYERS Four F-15 Eagles to fly over various Northeast Florida locations to honor and celebrate service members WHAT: Even though health and safety protocols have resulted in the suspension of the 2021 Military Appreciation Day ceremony […]

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