SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – PGA TOUR Champions golfers David Toms, Paul Broadhurst and Billy Andrade have officially committed to playing in the inaugural Sanford International Presented by Cambria.
Toms, a native of Monroe, Louisiana, is coming off a victory this weekend at the U.S. Senior Open Championship. Toms has eight top-10 finishes this year on the PGA TOUR Champions – his first full year on the tour. During his career on the PGA TOUR, Toms won 13 times, including the 2001 PGA Championship. He also played on three Ryder Cup teams for the United States.
Broadhurst, who hails from Walsall, England, is a 4-time PGA TOUR Champions winner, including this year’s Senior PGA Championship and the Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf event. He is currently ranked 4th in the Charles Schwab Cup standings.
Andrade, a native of Bristol, Rhode Island, is a 4-time winner on the PGA TOUR and a 3-time winner on the PGA TOUR Champions. He is currently ranked 25th in the Charles Schwab Cup standings.
“Tom, Billy and Paul continue to play at a high level, but more importantly they will arrive in Sioux Falls with the intent make an impact on our community and families, said Greg Conrad, tournament director of the Sanford International. “We anticipate similar commitments over the next few weeks.”
Midco has signed on to be the official sponsor of the Wednesday Championship Pro-Am and Wi-Fi provider at the Sanford International. To participate in the pro-am, please visit sanfordinternational.com/partnerships/pro-am for more information.
POET, the number one biofuel producer in the world, is the official sponsor of “Biofuels Day – Cleaner Fuel for a Brighter Future” at the Sanford International on Saturday, September 22.
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.