Three-Time Major Winner Vijay Singh and Paul Casey Join Wyndham Championship Field

Posted by Andy Durham on July 29, 2011 at 8:53 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

THREE-TIME MAJOR WINNER VIJAY SINGH, PAUL CASEY JOIN WYNDHAM CHAMPIONSHIP FIELD

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Three-time major championship winner Vijay Singh and
European PGA Tour star Paul Casey have joined the Wyndham Championship
field, it was announced today. The 72nd annual Wyndham Championship
presented by BB&T is set for Aug, 15-21, 2011 at Sedgefield Country Club in
Greensboro, N.C.

Singh won the Masters in 2000 and the PGA Championship in 1998 and 2004. He
has 34 PGA TOUR wins and 22 international wins. He is 35th in the current
FedExCup point standings. Singh will be making his eighth Wyndham
Championship appearance. His best finish came in 2005 when he finished tied
for seventh place.

Casey is 15th in the Official World Golf Rankings and 27th in the current
European Tour Order of Merit but has only played in 10 PGA TOUR events this
season making six cuts. He has 11 international victories including one PGA
TOUR win, the 2009 Shell Houston Open. Casey played the Wyndham in 2008 and
finished tied for 26th in his only appearance here.

Contested annually on the Donald Ross-designed course at Sedgefield Country
Club in Greensboro, N.C., the Wyndham Championship was founded in 1938 and
is the seventh oldest event on the PGA TOUR. Tickets are available at
www.wyndhamchampionship.com or through the tournament office. The
tournament thanks title sponsor Wyndham Worldwide, presenting sponsor BB&T
and Premier Partners, Flow Automotive, Harris Teeter, McConnell Golf,
SunbrellaR 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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