Thursday, September 15, 2011

Insights In To Championship Week

With the Championships about to begin here are some insights from championship week:
  • Over $75,000 in gift cards will be paid out during the two championships
  • 45 States are represented, including British Columbia and Ontario, Canada
  • 155 2011 Major Champions are competing
  • 29 former National Champions are in the field
  • Eight 2010 National Champions Defend Title
  • 500+ players will be competing in their first SNC/NC
  • 15,000+ bottles of water were purchased for on course
  • 1,000+ players in attendance – LARGEST IN TOUR HISTORY!
  • 30+ Am Tour staffers are running Championship Week
  • 2,000+ practice rounds of golf during the event
  • 4,000+ competitive rounds of golf played during the event
  • PGA Qualifying (Q-School) events are held here biannually (Norman Course)
  • 4,000+ ice towels will be distributed during the championships
  • $40,000+ in Callaway golf balls will be given out during the championships


  1. Any chance of getting the prototype balls in the Welcome Pack? I've seen pictures of the new Hex balls. A 3 piece and a 5 piece ball will be out soon.

  2. Not yet! Every player will receive one dozen Tour iZ.