A Local Look at The Players Championship with Billy Horschel
Since its start in 1974, with Jack Nicklaus’ historic victory over J.C. Snead at Atlanta Country Club, THE PLAYERS Championship has been one of the PGA TOUR’s most coveted titles. Held annually in March, THE PLAYERS is one of the most anticipated tournaments on the PGA TOUR calendar, boasting not only the strongest field but also the biggest purse on the PGA TOUR. Additionally THE PLAYERS is able to provide year-round support to non-profit organizations throughout Northeast Florida that strengthen and improve the lives of citizens and communities.
Great merch for The Players at The Players Fan Shop
The PGA TOUR FAN SHOP at THE PLAYERS Stadium Village is located right near the main entrance off CR 210. The Fan Shop has increased in size and is now over 36,500 square feet and features endless merchandise for fans to choose from. A few of this year’s highlights:
$4.75M: Schwartzel wins richest golf event amid Saudi outcry
Former Masters champion Charl Schwartzel has banked $4.75 million by winning the richest tournament in golf history, while the event’s Saudi backers faced renewed backlash after a 9/11 victims’ group called for American players to withdraw from the rebel series.
PGA Tour commissioner: All options on the table for Hall of Fame in St. Augustine
PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan ran the gamut of topics in his Players Championship press conference on Tuesday, addressing things like a rival golf league, embattled golfer Phil Mickelson and the future of the World Golf Hall of Fame in St. Augustine.