Walgreens Charity Classic First Round Set

SUN CITY WEST, Ariz., May 2, 2014 – First-round play at the Legends Tour’s third annual Walgreens Charity Classic starts Saturday at 9 a.m. Gates open at 8 a.m.

Grandview Golf Course in Sun City West, Ariz., will again host two days of play this Saturday and Sunday, May 3-4. The 36-hole stroke-play event will feature a field of 48 Legends Tour players competing for a $250,000 purse.

LPGA veteran Michele Redman is in the field hoping to defend the title she claimed last year at Grandview. Redman is currently head women’s golf coach at the University of Minnesota.
Tickets are $15 at the gate and $10 at area Walgreens. Kids under 17 and active military free with an ID are admitted free.

The Walgreens Healthy Living Expo will open from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., on Saturday and Sunday. The “Steps with Balance Rewards” on-course walk starts at 10:30 a.m. each day and takes place on the back nine holes. Golf fans may register in the Walgreens tent at the expo to participate.

LPGA veteran Lisa Grimes won the local qualifying tournament with a score of 69 to secure the final spot in the tournament field.

LPGA and World Golf Hall of Famers in this week’s event are Amy Alcott, Pat Bradley, JoAnne Carner, Donna Caponi, Nancy Lopez, Patty Sheehan and Hollis Stacy. Legends Tour Hall of Fame member Jan Stephenson also will compete.

All ticket proceeds from the Walgreens Charity Classic will benefit the Phoenix Children’s Hospital.

For more information about The Legends Championship, visit www.thelegendstour.com.

Here are the first-round pairings for the Walgreens Charity Classic:
9:00 Lisa Grimes Laura Shanahan Rowe
9:10 Jean Bartholomew  Cindy Miller
9:20 Wendy Doolan  Cindy Rarick
9:30 Becky Iverson Lori West
9:40 Tina Tombs Cathy Johnston Forbes
9:50 Kathyrn Young Robyn Anne Marie Palli
10:00 Jenny Lidback Marilyn Lovander
10:10 Shelley Hamlin Gail Graham
10:20 Patti Rizzo Elaine Crosby
10:30 Dawn Coe-Jones Martha Nause
10:40 Allison Finney  Kris Tschetter
10:50 Alicia Dibos Cindy Schreyer
11:00 Judy Dickinson Jane Blalock
11:10 Sandra Palmer Donna Caponi
11:20 Barb Moxness Laurie Rinker
11:30 Cindy Figg-Currier Christa Johnson
11:40 Nancy Scranton Barb Mucha
11:50 Sherri Turner Danielle Ammaccapane
12:00 Liselotte Neumann Sherri Steinhauer
12:10 Val Skinner  Jan Stephenson
12:20 Rosie Jones Hollis Stacy
12:30 JoAnne Carner Pat Bradley
12:40 Patty Sheehan Amy Alcott
12:50 Nancy Lopez Michele Redman

Topics: Legends Tour

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