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