More names announced for Wyndham Championship

Posted by Andy Durham on August 5, 2010 at 1:03 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

GREENSBORO, N.C. – 2008 Masters Champion Trevor Immelman, Davis Love III,
Steve Marino, Jason Bohn and Kevin Stadler have all joined the Wyndham
Championship field, it was announced today. The 71st Wyndham Championship
begins Monday, Aug. 16 at Sedgefield Country Club.

Immelman won the Masters in 2008 in just his ninth tournament after
returning to the PGA TOUR from a medical leave. Last year, the South
African golfer was limited to 13 events due to tendinitis and had surgery in
the fall. This year, he has played just 13 events and is just 151st in the
FedExCup point standings. He has never played the Wyndham Championship.

Love is a two-time winner of the Piedmont Triad’s PGA TOUR event. The
University of North Carolina alumnus won here in 1992 and 2006. Love is
second on the Wyndham Championship’s career money list with $1,314,536 won
at this event. He has 20 career victories including the 1997 PGA
Championship.

Marino has played the Wyndham Championship in each of the last three years,
and he recorded his best finish here last year when he tied for 10th place.
The University of Virginia alumnus is currently 53rd in the FedExCup point
standings and 67th in the Official World Golf Rankings. He finished 15th in
the 2009 FedExCup point standings.

Bohn and Stadler return to the Wyndham after competing in the thrilling
three-hole playoff that gave Ryan Moore his first PGA TOUR win at last
year’s Wyndham Championship. Bohn has three top-three finishes in his four
Wyndham Championship appearances. He finished third 2005, second in 2006
and tied for second last year. Bohn is currently 26th in the FedExCup point
standings.

Stadler has two top-10 finishes in his four previous Wyndham appearances.
Stadler’s father, Craig, won this event in 1980. In his 14 appearances in
this event, Craig Stadler earned $160,240.84. Kevin Stadler has two top-10
finishes and two missed cuts, and he has earned $599,425 in Wyndham
Championship money.

The 2010 Wyndham Championship is set for Aug. 16-22 at Sedgefield Country
Club in Greensboro, N.C. Tickets are available at
www.wyndhamchampionship.com , through
the tournament office or at any Piedmont-Triad Harris Teeter location. The
tournament thanks title sponsor Wyndham Worldwide and Premier Partners,
BB&T, Flow Automotive, Harris Teeter and VF Corporation for their continued
support. Additional tournament information, including ticket packages and
sponsorship information, is available at www.wyndhamchampionship.com
or through the tournament office at
(336) 379-1570. For more information about Wyndham Worldwide, please visit
www.wyndhamworldwide.com .


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