Transitions Championship Update - March 10
An already strong field for the 2010 Transitions Championship has gotten stronger in the last 48 hours with commitments from two of the top 13 players in the Official World Golf Rankings.
Both Ian Poulter and Padraig Harrington will be making their debuts on the Copperhead Course at Innisbrook – A Salamader Golf & Spa Resort next week.
Poulter is now ranked at #5 in the OWGRs after winning the WGC Accenture Match Play Championship last month. Harrington, the winner of the British Open in both 2007 and ’08, is currently at #13.
At the moment 12 of the top 24 players in the OWGRs are currently slated to play in the Transitions Championship.
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Monday’s Shelton Quarles Celebrity Pro Am Benefiting the IMPACT Foundation has also had a pair of strong additions. Phillies second baseman Chase Utley will play, as will Buccaneers linebacker Barrett Ruud.
They are among more than 20 celebrities in the field. Each group will also be joined by a PGA TOUR® professionals and three other participants. John Daly, Rocco Mediate and Pat Perez are among the pros expected to play.