Press Release – Perry and McCarron Commit to Sanford International
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – PGA TOUR Champions golfers Kenny Perry and Scott McCarron have officially committed to playing in the inaugural Sanford International Presented by Cambria.
Perry, a native of Elizabethtown, Kentucky, recently played in the 118th U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills Golf Course. The 14-time winner on the PGA TOUR has also won nine times on the PGA TOUR Champions, including four senior major championships.
McCarron, who hails from Sacramento, California, has been one of the most successful players on the PGA TOUR Champions recently, winning four times last season and posting six top 10 finishes in 2018. McCarron has won three times on the PGA TOUR and six times on the PGA TOUR Champions, including one senior major championship.
“We are excited to have both Kenny Perry and Scott McCarron join our field here in Sioux Falls. They are great examples of the strong players we expect this fall,” said Greg Conrad, tournament director of the Sanford International. “Kenny and Scott have been very successful on the PGA TOUR Champions as proven by the fact that both players also competed on the PGA TOUR earlier this year.”
Lewis Drug is the official volunteer sponsor of the Sanford International. To become a volunteer, visit sanfordinternational.com/volunteer.
Fox Printing is the official printing sponsor of the Sanford International. Fox Printing is printing all tickets, credentials and many other items for the tournament.
Tickets to the inaugural Sanford International Presented by Cambria are now on sale. Patrons may purchase tickets at www.sanfordinternational.com or by phone at 877-748-3376. Tickets start at $10. The prices listed on the Sanford International website are what you pay during checkout because all facility and processing fees are included.
About the Sanford International
The Sanford International Presented by Cambria, the first ever PGA TOUR Champions event to be contested in South Dakota, will be played at Minnehaha Country Club the week of September 17-23, and will feature a $1.8 million purse. A five-year agreement is in place through 2022. In its inaugural year, the Sanford International will focus on charitable giving and making a lasting impact in Sioux Falls. For more information about the tournament, please visit www.sanfordinternational.com. You can also follow the tournament on social media via Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
About PGA TOUR Champions
PGA TOUR Champions is a membership organization of professional golfers age 50 and older, including 35 members of the World Golf Hall of Fame. The Tour’s mission is to provide financial opportunities for its players, entertain and inspire its fans, deliver substantial value to its partners, create outlets for volunteers to give back and generate significant charitable and economic impact in tournament communities. In 2018, the PGA TOUR Champions schedule includes 27 tournaments across the United States, Scotland and Canada, with purses totaling more than $56 million. The Charles Schwab Cup, which includes the Regular Season and the Charles Schwab Cup Playoffs, is used to determine the season-long champion. All events are televised in the United States, with most receiving complete coverage on Golf Channel, the exclusive cable television partner of PGA TOUR Champions. Internationally, telecasts air in excess of 190 countries and territories, reaching more than 330 million potential households. Follow PGA TOUR Champions online at PGATOUR.com, at facebook.com/PGATOURChampions, on Twitter @ChampionsTour and on Instagram @pgatourchampions.