PETER JACOBSEN COMMITS TO THE 2010 ALLIANZ CHAMPIONSHIP
AT THE OLD COURSE AT BROKEN SOUND CLUB.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: DECEMBER 15TH, 2009
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Boca Raton, Fl – Ryan Dillon, Tournament Director of the Allianz Championship announced today that Peter Jacobsen has committed to play in this year’s tournament. This will be Peter’s first Champion’s Tour Event in South Florida and last visit since he played Doral’s Blue Monster as a PGA Tour Player.
“We are thrilled that Peter Jacobsen is returning to South Florida as the Ambassador of Golf and adding to what has become one of the top fields on the Champions Tour,” says Dillon.
Peter Jacobsen, of Portland, Oregon has 7 PGA Tour wins the last coming at the Greater Hartford Open in 2003 when he was the PGA’S comeback player of the year at age 49. Jacobsen has also won 2 Majors on the Champions Tour along with Playing in the Ryder Cup in 1985 and 1995.
The Allianz Championship tournament is being run for the 4th consecutive year at the Old Course at Broken Sound. The Defending Champion is Mike Goodes who took home winnings of $ 247,500 with the tournament having a total purse of 1.7Million. Boca Raton Community Hospital is again the beneficiary of this tournament. The tournament is managed by Pro Links Sports, directing five Champions Tour events on the 2010 schedule, all are continuously voted in the top ten tournaments on the Champions Tour by the players. This reputation has attracted the top golfers on the money list to Boca Raton along with the golfing legends that are engraved in all of our minds. The Allianz Life Insurance Company has been the title sponsor of this tournament since its beginning.
Early commitments include: Andy Bean, D.A. Weibring, Lanny Wadkins and Hale Irwin.
The Allianz Championship runs from February 15th thru the 21st, 2010 at The Old Course at Broken Sound Club in Boca Raton, Fl. For Tickets and Sponsorship opportunities please call: 561-241-GOLF(4653) or go to www.allianzchampionship.com
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